Phlebotomy Technicians are trained to perform blood extraction. Blood testing is one of the most important methods of disease diagnosis and a highly trained phlebotomist extracts blood with precision and skill. Phlebotomy specialists are highly sort after in hospitals and medical facilities because they reduce the workload of other medical personnel.
We prepare our phlebotomy students to enter the healthcare field or advance in it. Our program offers knowledge and experience to gain employment in hospitals, medical centers, laboratories, and blood centers. Students receive 240 hours of training, half being in content knowledge and simulated practice and the other being clinical externship at a hospital, medical center, and laboratory or blood center. Program graduates are eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association certification for Phlebotomist.
Requirements: High school diploma/ GED, completed vaccination form, physical within the last 10 months, BCI from the Attorney General’s Office
Annual Median Salary: $29,730 per year / $14.29 per hour
Job Outlook: Increase 27% from 2012 - 2022