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.

Cost: $445.40
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. 

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

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Start Dates: There are two defined start dates throughout the academic year. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.
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Program Details:

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).

Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements:


Lori Nickerson
Phlebotomy Program Lead

Carolyn Ludlow
Phlebotomy Instructor


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

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


Completion Rate (2018)


Placement Rate (2018)

I wanted to do more and I looked into Southwest Technical College. It has been the best decision that I have ever made. I wish I had done it years ago. If there’s any reason that you’re considering doing something different, give it a try and go for it. I’m so excited about my future.

Mishelle Cacho

Health Professions 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:


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