Phlebotomy Technician

Thinking about changing careers? Are you good with people? Cool under pressure? Becoming a Phlebotomy Technician might be the career you’ve been looking for.

Draw On Our Expertise

In as little as nine months, you could be working in the healthcare field. Our 18-credit Phlebotomy Technician certificate program prepares you for this high-demand career.

Students who successfully complete the coursework will have the opportunity to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). CPT jobs are projected to grow by 25% through 2026.*

As a student in this program, you’ll learn how to perform blood collection… conduct CLIA-waived laboratory tests… verify patient identity… collect, store and process blood, urine and other specimens for laboratory testing… and much more.

The Phlebotomy Technician postsecondary certificate is part of the Medical Assisting associate degree. As a Phlebotomy Technician, you could work at a hospital, diagnostic laboratory, blood donor center or private medical office.


Fill out my online form.


Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology I & II
Medical Terminology and Pharmacology
Allied Health Procedures
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Laboratory

Careers in this field include

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • Certified Phlebotomist

People who thrive in this field

  • Caring
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized
  • Possess grace under pressure
  • People Person
  • Calm demeanor
  • Super-focused

Meet Faculty


Ask Students

Get Started

Apply Now

“Becoming a Phlebotomy Technician is a great way to enter the growing healthcare field.”

– Dr. Krista Wolfe, Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Ready to begin your story?

A few minutes can start a lifetime of success! Fill out our free online application now.

Central Penn College Response to Coronavirus:
Central Penn College is monitoring the latest information on the coronavirus. Please view our informational page to see updates.
Learn More
Request Info