Pathway to Doctor of Pharmacy Degree
Grand Rapids Community College, Ferris State University
2-Year IHE & 4-Year IHE
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Workforce Issue Addressed
Attracting and training individuals to work in a healthcare profession
The Pathway to Doctor of Pharmacy Degree is a partnership between Grand Rapids Community College and Ferris State University. Ferris State's Doctor of Pharmacy Program guarantees 5 seats each year for Grand Rapids CC students. Once the students complete their prerequisites at Grand Rapids CC they can transfer directly into the Ferris State program. The goal of the partnership is to increase the number of pharmacists in the region due to the high demand for the occupation.