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phlebotomy technician certificate

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    Program Number: 97-513-1
    School Year: 2017-2018
    Certificate
    Campus: Fond du Lac, West Bend

    Program Description

    This two-course certificate prepares individuals to collect blood specimens via venipuncture and capillary puncture procedures for the purposes of laboratory analysis.

    The courses are taken in sequence over two semesters. The first course, Phlebotomy Essentials, provides the student with theory, safety techniques and regulations, infection control, and procedural applications and training. You will utilize medical terminology and basic laboratory equipment. The second course, Phlebotomy Clinical, places students at clinical sites. Travel is required for clinical sites, and clinical times may vary.

    Upon completion of the certificate, students may take the national certification examination offered by the Board of Certification.

    Approximate Costs

    • $132.20 per credit (resident)
    • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Career Opportunities

    • Phlebotomist

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
    • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (required for this program).   
    • Health Requirements need to be met and a Criminal Background Check is required.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Courses

    NumberTitleCrs
    Term 1
    513-100Phlebotomy Essentials4
    Total4
     
    Term 2
    513-101Phlebotomy Clinical2
    Total2
     
    Total Credits6

    Academic Planner

    Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Students who enroll in this certificate must complete the series of three hepatitis B immunizations and be 18 years of age or older in order to begin the Phlebotomy courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.