Prepare for professional phlebotomy certification in just 16 weeks.
- 16 weeks
- Crown Point
Why Train in Phlebotomy?
Phlebotomists are on the front lines of the diagnostic process. Trained to draw blood and prepare specimens for testing, these skilled professionals work one-on-one with patients as part of a larger clinical laboratory team. Phlebotomy training programs can prepare you for rewarding and in-demand positions in various healthcare settings.
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Why Saint Francis for Your Phlebotomy Course?
Renowned for its values-based health professions education, the University of Saint Francis offers a top-quality, affordable phlebotomy course at our Crown Point site where you will:
- Receive expert instruction in small class sizes
- Learn about medical terminology
- Practice venipuncture and other techniques
- Get personalized attention from faculty
- Gain real-world clinical experience
- Graduate in 16 weeks
Completing approved phlebotomy training programs like ours will also allow you to sit for the national certification American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) Phlebotomy Exam.
Clinical Experience in a Real-World Setting
After you complete the classroom portion of Saint Francis’ phlebotomy course, you’ll be ready to go into the field for your clinical experience. Our strong partnerships with the local healthcare community will give you a range of sites to choose from at hours that are convenient to your schedule.
Jobs for Phlebotomy Course Graduates
With your skills and knowledge, you’ll be eligible to apply for phlebotomy positions at:
- Blood donation centersBlood donation centers
- Medical offices
- Outpatient clinics
- Urgent care centers
Earning your professional phlebotomy certification from ASCP could open you up to higher-paying positions and room for advancement.
Phlebotomy is a rewarding, steady profession, and many remain in the field for their entire careers. Working as a phlebotomist can also serve as an introduction to the breadth of opportunities in healthcare. Many of our phlebotomy course graduates continue their education by earning additional certifications or pursuing associate or bachelor’s degrees in fields like laboratory science or nursing.