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|
*Those who sat for the ASCP BOC exam within first year of graduation
**Students who started the second term of the semester and completed the program
*** Those who found employment (in the field or in a closely related field) and/or continued their education within one year of graduation
For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend this program, please view the disclosure for this program.