Award Type: CCL
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Phlebotomy program is designed to prepare a person to obtain blood specimens by skin puncture and venipuncture. The phlebotomist may find employment in hospitals, patient service centers, life insurance companies, doctors' offices, outreach services, and donor centers. Students in the Phlebotomy program will be in contact with potentially infectious blood, tissues, and body fluids.
Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the students are eligible to take a national certification examination.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
PHOENIX COLLEGE STUDENTS: Completion of Program Prerequisites courses with a grade of C or better required prior to formal application and admission to the program. For further information, contact a Health Professions academic advisor or the Program Director.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE: GateWay Community College also offers a clock-based certificate in Phlebotomy: https://www.gatewaycc.edu/phlebotomy
High School diploma or GED.
Ability to fully participate in classroom, laboratory, or clinical setting program activities.
Completion of Program Prerequisites courses with a grade of C or better.
Submit current CPR card for Health Care Provider and maintain current status throughout the practicum(s).
Proof of current immunization: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Tuberculosis skin test (TB), Varicella, Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td), and Hepatitis B (HEB) vaccine.
Complete and submit the required proof of immunity and health declaration form signed by a licensed health care provider.
Submit to a drug screening and demonstrate negative results.
Background Check Requirements Admission to an Allied Health program requires that students be in compliance with the Maricopa County Community College District Supplemental Background Check policy. Program applications will not be accepted without a copy of an Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Upon conditional program admission, the student must comply with all requirements of the current MCCCD background check policy.
PHOENIX COLLEGE STUDENTS: Formal application and admission to the program are required. Applications can be obtained from the Program Director, a Health Professions Advisor, or from the Phoenix College web site.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS: For program Admission information on the clock-based certificate in Phlebotomy visit: www.gatewaycc.edu/phlebotomy