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Phlebotomy Education Program

Phlebotomists are health care professionals who collect blood to help assess a patient's medical condition.

Graduates of the Phlebotomy Education Program at Saint Luke's Hospital are eligible to take a national certification exam.

Program description

Students in the phlebotomy education program learn about all phases of phlebotomy theory and technique, including: 

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Laboratory departments and organization
  • Specimen collection equipment and techniques  

Accreditation  

The Phlebotomy Education Program is approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

Career prospects

Employment opportunities for phlebotomists exist in hospitals, physician's offices, clinics, nursing homes, clinical laboratories, insurance companies and other health care settings.  

Fees  

  • Application fee: $25 (non-refundable)
  • Matriculation fee: $300 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition: $1,900
  • Books: $150

Tuition and book fees are payable before the first day of class. Lab coats will be loaned to students at no charge. Uniform, room, board and other living expenses are the responsibility of the student.

Fees may be changed without prior notice.  

Classes

We are accepting applications for the following classes:

  • June 6 – July 19, 2017  (Application due May 17, 2017)
  • August 21 – September 29, 2017  (Application due July 19, 2017)
  • October 16 – November 22, 2017  (Application due September 13, 2017)

Application deadlines apply as long as there are openings in each class. Classes may be filled before the application deadline. 

Application

View admission requirements and apply to the Phlebotomy Education Program.

Learn more  

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions or email phlebotomyeducation@saint-lukes.org.