Further your Career Progression with a Phlebotomy Certificate from COTC.
Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research or blood donations. They primarily work in hospitals, ambulatory centers, clinics, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and doctors' offices. Phlebotomists typically enter the occupation with a postsecondary non-degree award from a phlebotomy program. Professional certification is highly desired for employment.
In addition to classroom and laboratory requirements, graduates of the COTC phlebotomy program complete more than 100 hours of hands-on clinical experience and are eligible for certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
Be Proud of the Work You Do
Whether you work in a laboratory, blood bank or hospital, phlebotomists are a crucial part of the allied healthcare community and can work in a variety of health care environments.
Short-term Certificate Grant
The Phlebotomy Certificate is eligible for the short-term certificate grant available to students with demonstrated financial need as
well as students who are currently in or exiting foster care. Each student may receive a one-time grant of up to $2,000 to assist with tuition and fees (does not include the cost of books and supplies). To be considered, students must submit and satisfy the requirements on the Short-term Certificate Grant Application or
the Short-term Certificate Foster Youth Grant Application.