Campbellsville University’s Phlebotomy certification program teaches students to draw blood for tests, transfusions, and other purposes.
Generally, phlebotomy technicians can find work in hospitals, blood donation centers, doctor’s offices, and various laboratories. Depending on the setting, phlebotomists will draw blood, ensure that a patient’s sample is properly labeled, enter the patient’s information into a health database, and prepare medical instruments like needles and vials. In many cases, the phlebotomist may be the only medical practitioner to interact with a patient during their visit. Therefore, they must ensure that patients feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible when drawing blood.
Spanning three to four months of study, the phlebotomy training includes 50 hours of classroom time and 100 hours of clinical experience, with a maximum class size of 8 students.
This affordable program includes tuition, textbooks, a drug screen, background check, malpractice insurance, and the national exam fee (payment plans are also available). We are also accredited by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
To be admitted into the phlebotomy program, applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, pass a drug test and criminal background check, and provide proof of immunizations.
According to the BLS, employment of phlebotomy technicians is expected to grow 27 percent between 2012 and 2022. In 2012, phlebotomists held around 101,300 positions, and were paid a median annual wage of $29,730 ($14.29 an hour). Approximately 27,100 new jobs will be created during this time, making a phlebotomy certification even more valuable.
Most phlebotomists hold full-time positions, and some who work in hospitals and labs are required to take on night shifts and weekends.
Phlebotomy Technician Degrees
- March 23–June 22: WF 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- May 7–Aug. 3: MWF 1-4 p.m.
- Aug. 7–Nov. 16: Tues./Thurs. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Sept. 25–Dec. 14: Tues./Thurs. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- July 17–Oct. 18 – Tues./Thurs. 5:30-8:30 p.m.
- March 5–June 15: Tues./Thurs. 2-5 p.m.
- May 29–Aug. 17: Tues./Thurs. 1-4 p.m.
- Sept. 24, 2018–Jan. 19, 2019: MW 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- March 27–July 13: Tues./Thurs. 4-7 p.m.
- Aug. 20–Nov. 9: MWF 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Oct. 30, 2018–Feb. 7, 2019: Tues./Thurs. 9 a.m-1 p.m.
- March 14–July 3 20: MW 5-8 p.m.
- May 15–Aug. 16: Tues./Thurs. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
- Aug. 21–Nov. 20: Tues./Thurs. 1-4 p.m.
Includes tuition, textbook, malpractice insurance, drug screen, background check and NCCT exam.
- Class for 6 weeks, then 100 hours of clinical in a healthcare settings within 6 weeks.
- Only 10 students will be accepted in the course.
- $250.00 (non-refundable deposit required to reserve a spot in the course, $ 750.00 due before clinical and a balance of $999.00 due before final.
- 2 Step TB skin test (at students own cost) and proof of immunizations required prior to clinical.
- Students must have high school diploma or GED.
- Must be able to pass drug screen + background check.
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Careers as a Phlebotomy Technician
- Phlebotomy Technician
- Medical Lab Technician
- Lab Technician
- Patient Care Technician
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