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Phlebotomy

Accurate test results begin with you.

As a phlebotomist, you’ll be counted on for specialized, life-saving work — work that will bring you face-to-face with patients in a moment of need, and with individuals who care about helping others. Your work will involve obtaining blood for testing, donation, and research. ACC’s one-semester Phlebotomy Technician Institutional Certificate is one of only two nationally accredited programs in the state and includes expert classroom instruction, practice in a student laboratory, and clinical rotations in a variety of health care settings.

Career Information

With an expertise in the methods and practices of collecting blood, plus the theory and principles of of laboratory testing, you’ll be qualified to fill a vital role in hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, out-patient drawing centers, blood donation centers, and clinical trial research laboratories. You could also build on your education by going on to complete ACC’s two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Phlebotomists
14.61 Hourly Wage 349 Currently Employed
Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.
349 Phlebotomists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 17.19 % over the next four years.
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Program Maps

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Awards in this Program


Institutional Certificate

Phlebotomy Technician
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Program Accreditations

This program is nationally approved through the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), (5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont IL 60018: (773) 714-8880. www.naacls.org).

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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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