Program Description

The Phlebotomy Certificate program provides practical training in the collection of blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary puncture. Phlebotomy students are also trained in non-blood specimen collection procedures, specimen processing and basic laboratory skills. The program includes a 100-hour clinical phlebotomy experience. Job opportunities for phlebotomists exist in hospital and clinical laboratories. Two of the three courses in this program transfer into the MLT Associate Degree program.

Interested applicants must submit a copy of high school transcripts or proof of GED/HSED.

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Graduates will be able to…

  • Collect non-blood specimens
  • Complete specimen processing and basic laboratory skills
  • Collect blood specimens by venipuncture and capillary puncture


Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Specimen Processor
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Phlebotomist


The Phlebotomy Certificate is a 5 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.


* College 101 (10-890-165) is not part of the program credit requirements but is a College Requirement for graduation that must be passed with a “C” or better. This requirement is effective for students beginning the program in Spring 2021 and beyond.

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Before you apply, you should know

This program may require a Criminal Background Check and/or Health Record. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background or health record, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.

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We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.