The Phlebotomy program prepares students for entry-level employment as phlebotomists. Phlebotomists assist the health care team in the accurate, safe, and reliable collection and transportation of various specimens for clinical laboratory analyses.
For more information on the Phlebotomy program read the below sections and use the Catalog Link at the bottom of the page.
Employment opportunities are available in hospital settings, ambulatory outpatient settings, various clinic settings, home health agencies, outreach lab services, free-standing surgical centers, and insurance companies.
High school diploma or its equivalent is required. Students must show eligibility for MATH 091 and ENGL 101.
All admitted students are required to undergo a fingerprint-based background check. Health and safety requirements include: drug screening, CPR, TB Testing and immunizations (measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR); varicella; hepatitis B; tetanus; seasonal influenza; etc.). Details on these provided students after program registration.
Due to clinical site availability, the Phlebotomy program is limited to 12 students.
Length of Study
The program consists of three courses and is completed in one semester. The program includes theory, lab, and clinical experiences in a variety of phlebotomy techniques including safe blood and laboratory specimen collection and handling.
After successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to take a national certification exam.