Phlebotomy Training

In only nine weeks, you can be prepared to enter the high-demand field of phlebotomy through our fast training program.

These health care workers draw blood and prepare samples for diagnostic testing, and they function as important members of clinical teams.

Phlebotomy training often works as a stepping stone into other healthcare careers, such as medical laboratory science or nursing.

Employment continues to grow fast for phlebotomists, and job rates are expected to climb over 25% in the next few years.

This exciting program consists of nine weeks of training in a classroom, lab and externship / clinical settings.

Train today for a fast-growing industry which provides competitive wages in

  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Physician's offices
  • Medical and surgical centers
  • Veterinary clinics
  • Insurance agencies
  • Blood & plasma donation centers
  • Government medical facilities and agencies
  • US Armed forces

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What will I learn?

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, venipuncture and blood draw micro-collection techniques. The procedures are performed on patients of all ages at clinics, hospital labs, outpatient care centers and nursing homes.

After this short program, you will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the health care delivery system and medical terminology
  • Demonstrate knowledge of infection control and safety
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of body systems and anatomic terminology in order to relate major areas of the clinical laboratory to general pathologic conditions associated with the body systems
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of age specific or psychosocial considerations involved in the performance of phlebotomy procedures on various age groups of patients
  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance of specimen collection and specimen integrity in the delivery of patient care
  • Demonstrate knowledge of collection equipment, various types of additives used, special precautions necessary and substances that can interfere in clinical analysis of blood constituents
  • Follow standard operating procedures to collect specimens via venipuncture and capillary (dermal) puncture
  • Demonstrate understanding of requisitioning, specimen transport and specimen processing
  • Demonstrate understanding of quality assurance and quality control in phlebotomy
  • Communicate (verbally and nonverbally) effectively and appropriately in the workplace.This nine week program includes training in classroom, labs, and externship (clinical) settings, which prepares students to be competent phlebotomists

How much does it cost?

Currently the program fee is $1,400 plus the cost of your textbook, workbook and exam book. However, funding is available for qualified individuals through MI Works! or MI Rehab Services to offset some or all course costs. Contact your area agency to find out if you qualify.

Federal Financial Aid is not available for this program.

Job/Career Outlook


  • Median Pay: Approx. $15.21/hour or $31,630/year.

Employment Outlook (2014-2024)*:

  • 25% or Much faster than average.

For Phlebotomists.
*Information from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014 figures.

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