The Phlebotomy training program is a non-credit, 144-hour program designed to train individuals in a classroom lecture and clinical setting to become a certified phlebotomist. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, students will earn a Certificate of Completion and will be eligible to take the NHA certification test. Classes meet for lecture twice a week for twelve weeks and the clinical practicum will be held for three weeks. Specific times of clinicals will be announced but are scheduled for two days a week, eight hours a day, generally from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Class enrollment is limited to 12 students. Jefferson State will accept eligible students on a first come first serve basis upon meeting all requirements as set out. This includes the completion of the registration form, payment of the course in full, and scoring a minimum of a 70 on the Accuplacer Exam. Students who do not score a 70 on the Accuplacer Exam will not be eligible to register for the program.
Students admitted to the program are expected to have and maintain a satisfactory level of health, including freedom from communicable diseases. Students are also required to submit medical forms which indicate they are healthy and submit to drug testing before attending clinicals. Failure to pass a urine drug screen will prevent the student from completing this program and no refund will be given.
Students progressing to the final month of the clinical experience must show evidence of hospitalization insurance, student malpractice coverage, and may be required to show proof of Hepatitis B immunizations prior to entry into the laboratory clinical rotation.
Requirements for Physical
- Proof of immunity for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Chicken Pox
- Hepatitis B vaccine (optional)
- TB skin test (two step)
Admission To The Program
Requirements for Eligibility
- High School Diploma or GED
- Accuplacer Exam (minimum score level 70) Course fee paid in full
Failure to pay all fees is not valid for course fee refund.
- Course fee (due at registration) $999
- Textbook* (due by first class) $55
- Malpractice insurance (due at time of registration, paid at Cashier Office) $15
- Drug Screen (Collected on the second day of class) $45
- Background Check (Collected on the second day of class) $20
Due by Mid Term of Class
- Student ID Badge $5
- CPR Card $7
- NHA certification test (Optional) $115
- Uniform $10-$30
- Health Form** $100 – $200
*All prices subject to change
** Estimated cost for physical and immunizations. Expenses will vary depending on immunization status of each student.