Phlebotomy Technician
SUNY Jefferson
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Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy technician working with patient

March 7, 2023 - June 6, 2023 - Watertown, NY

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis.  Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.  

National Certification:   Students who complete this program will have the opportunity to pursue the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.

NWCA National Certification:  This program meets the necessary requirements to take the National Workforce Career Association (NWCA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.

Clinical Externship: This program includes a 40 hour clinical externship opportunity. To be eligible for the clinical, students must successfully complete the 90 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements

Course Contact Hours: 90 hours

Clinical Externship Hours: 40 hours

Watertown, NY:

Classes run Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $1,599 (Textbooks included)

MyCAA funding may apply for qualified individuals. Note this scholarship will NOT pay for the textbooks. Textbook expenses will be the financial responsibility of the student. For this course, textbook cost is $150.   (Traditional Army tuition assistance, GI Bill® funding and traditional college financial aid does not apply).

Register online or by requesting an application at or at Jefferson, Extended Learning Center, building E.