Phlebotomy

Fast-track into the frontlines of a career in healthcare with Austin Community College’s Phlebotomy Technician Program. You’ll explore methods and practices for collecting specimens and 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 enter the workforce, or stack into health science fields like nursing or medical laboratory technology.

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:



    Projections:

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


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Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

Austin Community College offers associate degrees that give you a strong foundation leading to a career or university transfer. In career-tech programs, you also have the option to earn a certificate that requires enough credits for entry-level employment while you stack those credits toward an associate degree in your program. Learn more.

Institutional Certificate

Phlebotomy Technician