College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
A phlebotomy technician starts at $34,500 and with education and experience can earn up to $55,000 as a medical laboratory technician.
|Financial Assistance is available for this program|
The Phlebotomy Technician works in a healthcare setting such as a hospital or clinic and draws blood from patients or donors for analysis or other medical purposes. With further training, a technician can become a Medical Laboratory Technician or Technologist which prepares specimens, operates analyzers, and performs manual tests.
In less than a year, enter the healthcare field as a Phlebotomy Technician.
Prerequisite: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers Card. CSM offers a course that meets this criteria if you do not already have it: HTH-6650 - AHA Healthcare Provider Course
|HTH 5000 Introduction to Healthcare
|HTH 7210 Phlebotomy Technician||60|
|HTH 7250 Phlebotomy Practicum*||90|
Did you know there are opportunities to advance your career by earning a certification or associate's degree at CSM?
There are several certification options in the field. Students are encouraged to check with their employer for their certification of choice.
*Offered at CSM, call 301-934-7766 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP
“Rapid job growth and excellent job opportunities are expected. Most jobs will continue to be in hospitals, but employment will grow faster in other settings.”
Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics