Phlebotomy is a 240-hour Certificate of Proficiency program that combines classroom instruction with clinical training. Program offerings exceed the certification requirements of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Graduates of the program are prepared to work in a hospital laboratory, doctor’s office, or free standing laboratory.
The phlebotomy program is an eight-week program. Students will attend classes, Monday through Friday; 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Clinical hours will vary according to clinical rotation, but will always be eight hours. The first five weeks will be spent in classroom, the following three weeks at clinical sites.
To be considered for the Phlebotomy Program, an applicant must complete the following:
- Application – complete the online application for admission.
- Transcripts – submit an official high school or GED transcript.
- Test Scores- minimum requirements:
- COMPASS- 70 Reading. COMPASS is given at 1:00 pm on Wednesdays at the Marked Tree Campus and Fridays at the Jonesboro campus. Cost is $10.
- Shot Records – provide proof of immunization for two MMRs (mumps, measles, rubella) within your lifetime and a tetanus shot within the last eight years. TB skin test is required after admission into the program.
Final admission is dependent on the outcome of an independent lab drug test at ASUN Jonesboro Site. Class size is limited; get your information in as soon as possible.
Length of Program: 8 weeks
Total Program Cost: $1,150
Campus Availability: Jonesboro
Course Availability: Every 8 Weeks
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