Phlebotomy Technician

Career Certificate

A key healthcare role

Expertly draw and test blood samples

Develop the steady hand, keen analysis and calm demeanor needed to collect specimens. As a phlebotomy tech, you work with patients in a medical office, a hospital or a care facility. Your work makes accurate diagnosis and health monitoring possible.

You can build a career as a tech or use your phlebotomy skills as a first step in another healthcare career, such as physician assistant (PA).

What can you do with a Phlebotomy Technician Certificate?

This certificate prepares you to work in a healthcare setting, collecting and processing blood samples. It may also serve as a good foundation for further education to work as a nurse, physician assistant or other healthcare profession.

We're accredited

The program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119.
Phone: (773) 714-8880


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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    PBT 110 2
    PBT 115 2
    PBT 116 2
    • Course Code PBT 110
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PBT 115
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PBT 116
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours


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Phlebotomy Technician at CLC

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This certificate is just one possible way to study health at CLC. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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