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Phlebotomist/Specimen Processor Program

Technical Diploma│3 Credits│Fond du Lac, West Bend

Become a phlebotomist/specimen processor in one semester with a technical degree from Moraine Park Technical College.

Classes are offered at the Fond du Lac Campus in the fall and spring semesters and at the West Bend Campus in the fall semester. Talk to a recruiter to learn more about class times, campus and availability.

Phlebotomists are essential in healthcare. They collect blood and other patient samples for medical testing, diagnosis and donation to blood banks. Their role is vital for providing accurate medical results. If you’re interested in entering an in-demand career that can lead to advancement and the ability to upgrade your training, this is a great starting point.

Learn the proper techniques to skillfully draw blood and other patient samples for medical testing, diagnosis and donation to blood banks. Safe handling, proper storage procedures, and standards to not contaminate samples are also covered.

Graduates are equipped with a basic knowledge of laboratory equipment, how to collect blood and other specimens, and medical terminology. This is a two-course technical diploma taken in one semester. It is fall start only.

Graduates are encouraged to pursue a degree in Medical Laboratory Technician program. Both courses directly transfer into this associate degree.

The Basic Lab Skills course delves into laboratory science career paths and the essential principles and procedures involved in laboratory work. The second course, “Phlebotomy,” offers hands-on experience in venipuncture, capillary puncture, and specialized collection procedures.

Graduates may find employment as a Phlebotomist in laboratories found at hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices, state and federal labs, and blood centers.

Consider earning an associate degree along this pathway.

Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.

View and begin standard admissions steps.

If you have any questions or need help with the process, please contact us at  admissions@morainepark.edu OR 920-924-3200, TTY/VP:Use Relay VRS.

Estimated Costs

Estimated costs below are based on the 2023-2024 school year. These fees look at the cost to complete all classes. Costs, textbooks and supplies subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance.


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*Based on new books, rental, electronic, and used options may be available.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.

Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.

Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.

While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.

High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.

Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.

Transferring here is easy! You can transfer in prior college work by submitting official college transcripts or get a free transcript review.

Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.

Our recruiters on any of the three campuses are ready to help you plan your future!