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Phlebotomy Technician Certificate of Achievement

Wanted: A calm presence for patients afraid of needles

  • This skill set requires the completion of a minimum of 100 hours of supervised clinical practice
  • Students will complete 100 successful collections in addition to classroom lectures and lab demonstrations

The Phlebotomy Technician certificate program requires 16 credit hours. All students in the Phlebotomy Technician program are required to pass a criminal background check and drug screen prior to clinical placement.

Students must also complete a physical exam and provide proof of the following:

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
  • Varicella
  • Hepatitis B
  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Annual TB testing (PPD skin test or blood test accepted)
  • Annual influenza vaccination

Certificate Requirements Credit Hours
Biology 110, Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
Health 101, Introduction to Allied Healthcare Careers 2
Health 103, Medical Terminology 2
Health 130, Phlebotomy Technician 5
Health 131, Phlebotomy Technician Externship 3


Employment is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations by 2024. 

National median annual wage Phlebotomy Technicians: $31,630*
National job growth projections by 2024: 25%*

*Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017

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