Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

Degree Type

16-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code

30-513-1

Time to Degree

1 year

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Hybrid

Daytime

Evening

The students enrolled in the Phlebotomy Technician program should be able to meet the established technical standards identified below with or without reasonable accommodation. The technical standards for the Phlebotomy Technician program are representative of those found in the Phlebotomy Technician profession.

Review the Phlebotomy Technician Technical Standards.

A phlebotomy technician’s primary responsibility is drawing blood and conducting other specimen collections. They must recognize conditions that might alter collections, correlate types of lab tests to the written diagnosis, and communicate with the lab and patients. Learn to draw blood from a patient for laboratory analysis, understand lab test requirements and maintain specimen quality.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2021 Start

  • Submit application by March 1, 2021
  • Complete checklist items by June 1, 2021

Spring 2021 Start

  • Submit application by November 30, 2020
  • Complete checklist items by January 11, 2021

Summer 2021 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Costs

  • Access to any computer or tablet
  • Scrubs/shoes: $75
  • Drug screen: $55
  • Immunizations: up to $850
  • CPR: $60

How To Apply

* The promo code is not valid for refund on a previously submitted app fee.

Questions? Visit the Admissions page or contact the Office of Admissions | 262.691.5200.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

If you have good hand-eye coordination, pay attention to detail and have a knack for making others feel at ease, a career as a phlebotomy technician might be right for you. Those working in this field need to be compassionate and calm under pressure as those who are having blood drawn may feel uncomfortable or anxious.

  • Donor Specialist
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Phlebotomy Technician

$33,000 – $45,000 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

For this program, financial aid only covers courses. Loans and other aid will be prorated.

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

Upon program completion, students will be prepared to take the Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) exam.

2

Students can obtain employment in hospitals, clinics and specimen collection agencies.

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