technician preparing to draw blood

Phlebotomists are health care professionals that collect blood specimens for laboratory testing. Laboratory testing is an important tool physicians use to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor treatment for patients. Phlebotomists are employed in a variety of patient-care settings, including clinical laboratories, reference laboratories, clinics, and physician offices, insurance companies. The Phlebotomy program meets the Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) standards. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students are eligible to apply for the Phlebotomy Technician exam (PBT) through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) to become a Certified Phlebotomist. The Phlebotomy certificate requires 11 credits in the courses listed below.

Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: HLTHS.CER.PHLEBT

HLTHS 1110Biomedical Terminology3
HLTHS 1122Basic Phlebotomy Techniques4
HLTHS 1124Phlebotomy Clinical2
HLTHS 1126Basic Non-Invasive Electrocardiography2
Total Credits11