Fast-track into the frontlines of a career in healthcare with Austin Community College’s Phlebotomy Technician Program. You’ll explore methods and practices to collect blood and other specimens. You will also learn the principles of lab testing. Students will be prepared to collect and transport blood for testing, transfusions, and research. The one-semester certificate prepares students to work in hospitals, clinics, or labs. Students can also stack this certificate into a health science program such as nursing or medical laboratory technology.

The Phlebotomy Program at Austin Community College is a special admissions program with limited availability. Students preparing for the program should select "General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences" as their major on the application. Because requirements may change, consult the program website to confirm current requirements. Admission to the college does not guarantee entrance into a particular course or program of study.

Pride Points

100% Job placement rate after graduation

100% Board of Certification pass rate

One of only two nationally accredited programs in the state

Career & Salary Information

Phlebotomists can find careers in nearly every health care environment –– including hospitals, clinics, donation centers, and clinical trial labs. Here are just a few of the many career possibilities you might consider. 

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  • Phlebotomists

    Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.

    Hourly Wage: $

    Currently Employed:


    # people are employed as Phlebotomists. This number is expected to # over the next four years.

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ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

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Phlebotomy Technician