What do they do?
The purpose of this program is to prepare graduates with the skills necessary to obtain quality laboratory specimens in a variety of medical settings. Graduates will gain the technical knowledge and skills required to take the ASCP registry examination for certification as a PBT (ASCP).
Where do they work?
Phlebotomy graduates work at various health care facilities including hospitals, clinics, and physician offices. In addition, they may work in reference laboratories, research facilities, and community blood centers.
What are they paid?
Earnings in individual health care occupations vary as widely as the duties. Many factors play a role in determining the graduate's potential earnings, including years of experience, amount of responsibility required, and the size of the facility or practice of employment. Other factors that impact earnings vary from region to region, such as cost-of-living. Many areas are experiencing shortages in health care workers. This is having a major impact on earnings.
We recommend that prospective students refer to local health care employers for earning potential in their region. For a national overview of potential earnings, we recommend the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook found in the local library or visit their website.
Clinical Assistant Diploma with Phlebotomy
Limited Medical Radiography Diploma with Phlebotomy
Medical Assistant Diploma with Phlebotomy
Medical Administrative Management A.A.S. with Phlebotomy
These programs include the same core courses as the Clinical Assistant, Limited Medical Radiography, Medical Assistant Diploma programs, and the Medical Administrative Management Associate Degree program. The difference is the addition of two specialized phlebotomy courses. This added certificate is valuable for graduates desiring the diversity to meet the variety of needs in the medical field today. The additional courses required include a classroom course covering phlebotomy and an externship to perfect phlebotomy techniques.