This program combines classroom lecture with actual hands-on practice in our student laboratory. The hands-on experience is essential for employment, and graduates may also take the National Certification Examination which is important to local employers. The program prepares students for employment in hospitals, laboratories, and physicians’ offices and provides exposure to the laboratory environment. After completion, students may transfer into the Medical Clinical Laboratory Technician Program.

HOURS

165, approximately six months (21 weeks)

COST

Tuition is approximately $1,006, plus books and fees (PDF)

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

N/A

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $24,250 to $48,030*

*Based on local industry information.

 

RECENT EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES

  • Leesburg Regional Hospital
  • One Blood
  • LifeSouth
  • Advent Health
  • Florida Oncology Affiliates
  • The Villages Hospital
  • Shands

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Phlebotomy Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Essential skills necessary to perform venipuncture
  • Safety and infection control
  • Patient communication and education
  • Law and ethics

The Marion Technical College Phlebotomy program is accredited by the National Health-Career Association (NHA). 

The Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) examination is designed to evaluate the knowledge and skills associated with the performance of tasks required for entry-level practice as a phlebotomy technician.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

(NHA) National Health-Career Association

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Blood banks
  • Clinics
  • Physician’s offices

OUR NUMBERS

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STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

NATALIE HEARON

Instructor

Certified Phlebotomist, 13 Years of Experience

ALISHA FEGER

Instructor

BA: EDUST, LPN, CMAC (AMCA), CNA, Instructor at MTC Since 2014.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $1,200, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

Yes