Area of Study: Medical Laboratory Technology
Degree/Certificate: Short-Term Certificate in Laboratory Phlebotomy
Contact the Financial Aid Office regarding certificate eligibility.
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program. You may only apply to three programs at one time.
The Laboratory Phlebotomy Short-Term Certificate is a skills-oriented program designed to educate and train persons to skillfully collect blood specimens in a variety of situations. The curriculum includes introduction to blood collection, special blood collecting techniques, medical terminology, medical ethics, asepsis, human biology, and an eight week period of clinical hands-on experience in a hospital or medical clinic. Tri-C’s Phlebotomy Program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). NAACLS can be reached at: 5600 N River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018; (773-714-8880).
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification Exam for PBT Pass Rates:
|Year||*Certification Pass Rate||**Graduation||***Placement|
|3 Year Average||95%||85%||
*Those who applied for the exam.
**Students who started the first half of the second semester and completed the Program.
***Those who applied to work as a phlebotomist.
For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program, please view the disclosure for this program.