Phlebotomy Certificate

If you are interested in a career in healthcare (and don't have a fear of needles), a certificate in Phlebotomy may be the right path for you. What is Phlebotomy? Phlebotomy is the acquired professional skill of performing venipunctures (drawing blood).

Why should you get your Phlebotomy Certificate at ACC?

  • The course takes only 12 weeks to complete
  • Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-8 p.m.
  • You'll complete 120 hours of clinical internship at hospital and clinic sites
  • This could be the first step on your way to getting your nursing, MA or MLT degrees (or many other healthcare related degrees)
  • The Colorado projected increase in jobs for phlebotomists from 2012-2022 is 34%. The median hourly wage is $16.48 and the median annual wage is $34,300.

The Medical Laboratory Technology department offers a Phlebotomy Certificate on-campus in the fall and spring semesters. Students will take HPR 112 (Phlebotomy) and HPR 113 (Advanced Phlebotomy).

Steps to Begin in the Phlebotomy Certificate Program:

  • Email to be placed on the Phlebotomy Applicant List no later than May 31 for the Fall semester and no later than October 31 for Spring semester
  • Include your name, address and phone number
  • You will receive a letter of application after the deadline
  • Return the application to Arapahoe Community College
  • 20 applicants will be selected by the Department Chair for the class

*This certificate is not eligible for financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office if further clarification is required.