Purdue Global, West Lafayette partner on new programs to accommodate marketplace needs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Global Board of Trustees on Friday (June 14) authorized a origination of dual new programs in partnership with a College of Pharmacy and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute on a Purdue West Lafayette campus.

Beginning tumble 2019, Purdue Global will offer a pharmacy technician certificate in health caring peculiarity and studious safety, and associate and bachelor’s degrees in veteran flight.

The pharmacy technician certification, a first-of-its-kind offering, will offer pharmacy partners a ability to yield modernized preparation to their pharmacy technicians, including those during a entrance level.

Purdue Global will offer a certificate module in both customary and accelerated competency-based ExcelTrack formats, and various pharmacy partners will be means to customize a curriculum to fit their specific needs. The module will eventually concede a technician to accommodate a accreditation discipline for modernized pharmacy technician credentials recently authorized by a American Council on Pharmacy Education. 

Already, four intensity village pharmacy partners have voiced seductiveness in operative with Purdue Global to offer this modernized education.

Addressing a projected tellurian direct for aviation professionals over a subsequent 20 years, a new veteran moody programs will embody ubiquitous preparation and open electives from a stream register of Purdue Global courses, and students will acquire educational credit for moody certification performed by associate moody schools. The Polytechnic Institute’s School of Aviation and Transportation Technology will lend a imagination in curriculum development, imagination hiring, associate moody propagandize preference and accreditation by a Aviation Accreditation Board International.

“Both of these new offerings are stellar examples of how Purdue Global and Purdue West Lafayette can work together to emanate programs that accommodate a needs of employers and students while leveraging both institutions’ theme matter expertise,” Purdue Global Chancellor Betty Vandenbosch said.

Both are theme to capitulation by a Indiana Commission for Higher Education, that will be requested immediately. 

Sources: Betty Vandenbosch, bvandenbosch@purdueglobal.edu

Eric Barker, barkerel@purdue.edu

Gary Bertoline, bertoline@purdue.edu