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    phlebotomy technician certificate

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      Program Number: 97-513-1
      School Year: 2018-2019
      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

      • $134.20 per credit (resident)
      • $201.30 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.

      Courses

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

      Program Guide

      For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

      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.