Phlebotomy Technician

Offered at the Following Campus Locations

Program Overview

The Phlebotomy Technician program educates students to collect blood and process blood and body fluids. Phlebotomy technicians typically work in concert with clinical laboratory personnel and other healthcare providers in hospitals or other healthcare facilities. Topics covered include human anatomy, anatomical terminology, venipuncture, and clinical practice.

Satisfactory completion of all program courses entitles students to participate in the American Medical Technologists Registered Phlebotomy Technicians examination and certification process. Some employers may require candidates to hold a Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RBT) or Certified Phlebotomy Technician (PBT). The cost of the examinations and certification is not part of the cost of the program and must be paid for by the student/graduate.

Entrance Requirements

This program requires either the ACCUPLACER or COMPASS college placement test and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum Required Age of 18.

ACCUPLACER minimum scores:Reading Comprehension 55, Sentence Skills 60, Arithmetic 34

COMPASS minimum scores: Reading 70, Writing 32, Mathematics 26

NOTE: Students may be required to successfully pass criminal background check and drug screen analysis before placement in clinical settings.