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Healthcare professional wearing a stethoscope

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

  Financial Assistance is available for this  program 

Healthcare

Phlebotomy Technician    High Demand

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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.

CAREER STARTER

Phlebotomy Technician

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



Course Class Hours
HTH 5000 Introduction to Healthcare
 48
HTH 7210 Phlebotomy Technician   60
HTH 7250 Phlebotomy Practicum  90
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TRAINING PROGRAM

 

CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Did you know there are opportunities to advance your career by earning a certification or associate's degree at CSM?

CERTIFIED PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN

There are several certification options in the field. Students are encouraged to check with their employer for their certification of choice. 

 
   

ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE: MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

 *Offered at CSM, call 301-934-7766 or askme@csmd.edu for more information.

For more information contact:
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP
Director Healthcare
301-934-7503
kwinters@csmd.edu
Alise Jorgensen
Course Manager
301-934-7581
AJorgensen@csmd.edu 
Sarah Butler
Administrative Assistant
301-539-4778
SButler2@csmd.edu 

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

“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