Certificate (Certificate Program) - 9 Credit Hours
The mission of the Phlebotomist Certificate is to prepare graduates to safely perform micropunctures and venipunctures in a professional manner by providing the resources, curriculum, and clinical experiences.
Admission to the Program:
Admission criteria include: (1) high school graduation or equivalent; (2) 1 year high school biology or equivalent; (3) tenth-grade reading level on the Gates Reading Comprehension Test (arrangements for test may be completed in room L220). Required high school biology must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
Following program acceptance, a drug screen, criminal background check, physical exam, and immunizations will be required.
Suggested additional courses: HLTH 121, COMM 110, PSY 110, and CMGEN 120.
BIOL 106 or CLT 110 may be taken in the summer.
|Recommended Course Sequence:|
Fall Semester 1:
|Required Program Courses|
|BIOL 106||HUMAN BIOLOGY||4|
|BIOL 140||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY||4|
|HEOCC 114||INTRODUCTION TO INTERDISCIPLINARY HEALTH CARE||1|
|MEDO 110||MEDICAL ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS||4|
|MLT 110||INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDICAL LABORATORY AND PHLEBOTOMY||2|
|MLT 112||PHLEBOTOMY CLINICAL PRACTICUM||2|
To remain in and graduate from program: "C" or better in all CLT and BIOL courses.
For Program Information Contact:
Health Careers Department
(309)999-4600 or (309)999-4601
No students completed this program last year.
Median Loan Debt: Unavailable
Program Costs: Unavailable
Full Time Employed: 60%
Possible Occupations: Optical Instrument Assemblers, Precision Lens Grinders & Polishers, Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians, Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists.