Phlebotomy

SouthwestTech_Icon_PhlebotomyThe Phlebotomy Program at Southwest Technical College prepares the student through coursework and practicum to become certified in the National Healthcare Association as a Phlebotomist. Coursework and practicums prepare you to acquire the knowledge and skills to collect blood and other specimens for hospitals, blood banks, and other health care facilities.  With successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the Phlebotomy Technician Certification with the National Healthcare Association.

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Cost: $445.40
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies.  Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

Start Dates: There are two defined start dates throughout the academic year. Enrollment space is limited. Call 435.586.2899 for more information. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Length: 100 hours (60 classroom / 40 practicum – Approximately 4 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

 

Program Outcome:

  •  Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Proficiency

Industry Certification:

  •  Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to obtain national certification as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician with National Healthcare Association (NHA).

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High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)

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“I started taking classes at Southwest Tech while going to school for my Bachelors degree. I was looking for more exposure to the medical field that I was studying to go into. Being in the Phlebotomy program was absolutely perfect for me and helped me not only to see that I was going into the right field, but to gain a love for healthcare! I loved learning from inspiring instructors who are passionate about their field, gaining experience working with the top phlebotomists, and acquiring an understanding of best procedures and ethics. Ultimately my experience at Southwest Tech gave me a great big desire to help others through healthcare and I’m very grateful for my time there!
Alyssa Olsen

Phlebotomy Graduate

Occupational Advisory Committee

Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:

Questions?

coe-logoSouthwest Technical College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at www.council.org.