Top Schools for Phlebotomy

Read about the top schools for phlebotomy, through which students learn how to safely extract blood samples from humans. Learn about the program options at three universities, and find a list of other schools in the U.S. that provide training for phlebotomists.

View 9 Popular Schools »

School Overview

Students who are interested in pursuing careers as phlebotomists can find certificate programs at the University of Alaska in Anchorage, Ferris State University and Mountain State University. Program lengths can range from 3-5 courses to 22 credits and may include a professional practicum.

Top U.S. Schools with Phlebotomy Programs

1. University of Alaska - Anchorage

The University of Alaska in Anchorage (UAA) is a public university that offers an occupational endorsement certificate (OEC) in phlebotomy. This is a 3-course program that covers topics in venipuncture, infection control and record keeping. Once enrolled, students learn to collect and process blood and other specimens. They also participate in a phlebotomy practicum.

2. Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI

Ferris State University is a public university that ranked 22nd among public schools in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report in 2012. The university's Department of Clinical Science, Respiratory Care and Health Care Administration offers certificate and degree programs in health information technology, respiratory care and medical laboratory technology. These include a 5-course certificate program in phlebotomy that provides students with the chance to participate in a practicum.

3. Mountain State University in Beckley, WV

The Patsy H. Haslam School of Health Sciences at Mountain State University offers a phlebotomy certificate program. The 22-credit curriculum is designed to prepare students for the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians certification exam and includes courses in biology, medical terminology and laboratory techniques.

Ten Good Schools with Phlebotomy Programs

School Name Distinction Location
Baker College of Auburn Hills Michigan's largest independent college Auburn Hills, MI
Bellevue College Health Sciences, Education and Wellness Institute Bellevue, WA
Columbia Basin College Health Science Division has associations with over 35 clinical facilities Pasco, WA
Davenport University Diploma program in phlebotomy Grand Rapids, MI
Dixie State College of Utah Phlebotomy program offered to students as a 1-semester course Saint George, UT
Ferris State University Phlebotomy certificate program is part of the A.A.S. in Medical Lab Technology program Big Rapids, MI
Goodwin College Nursing program was the second-largest in Connecticut in 2007 East Hartford, CT
Madison Area Technical College Has eight locations Madison, WI
Mountain State University Sponsors partnership programs with education, business and government organizations Beckley, WV
University of Alaska Anchorage Four community campuses Anchorage, AK
Show me popular schools

Related to Top Schools for Phlebotomy

  • Related
  • Recently Updated
  • Popular
Phlebotomy: Summary of How to Become a Phlebotomist

A phlebotomist is a healthcare professional who is trained to draw blood from a patient in a safe and sanitary manner....

Health Care Technician School Information

Health care technicians, more commonly referred to as patient care technicians, are certified nurse aides (CNAs) with EKG and...

Online Phlebotomy Courses and Classes Overview

Aspiring phlebotomy technicians can be trained through online courses, which are available at some colleges. This article...

Phlebotomist: Overview of Phlebotomy Career Education

Phlebotomists are medical laboratory technicians who specialize in blood work. They take human blood samples and prepare tests...

Phlebotomy: How to Become a Phlebotomist

Popular Schools

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
    • Eligibility and relevancy of sample programs below will vary by article and program
    School locations:
    • Online Learning
    • Arizona (3 campuses)
    • California (16)
    • Colorado (3)
    • Florida (6)
    • Georgia (5)
    • Illinois (7)
    • Indiana (2)
    • Maryland (1)
    • Michigan (1)
    • Minnesota (1)
    • Missouri (2)
    • North Carolina (2)
    • New Jersey (3)
    • Nevada (1)
    • New York (2)
    • Ohio (4)
    • Oklahoma (1)
    • Oregon (1)
    • Pennsylvania (4)
    • Tennessee (2)
    • Texas (7)
    • Utah (1)
    • Virginia (3)
    • Washington (3)
    • Wisconsin (1)

    What is your classroom preference?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
    • Currently not accepting applications from Texas residents
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    Online Programs

    Which subject are you interested in?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must complete an application online and submit transcripts for their highest degree earned.
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    What is your highest level of education?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    Which degree level do you plan to pursue?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    What is your highest level of education?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or higher
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    What is your highest level of education?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    Distance Learning Programs

    • Non-Degree
        • Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies (Medical Assistants)

    What is your highest level of education?

  • School locations:
    • Arizona (1 campus)
    • California (1 campus)
    • Florida (6)
    • Idaho (1)
    • Kentucky (2)
    • Michigan (1)
    • Ohio (7)
    • Oklahoma (2)
    • Tennessee (1)
    • Texas (1)
    • Virginia (5)
    • West Virginia (1)

    Classroom-Based Programs

    • Associate
        • Associate in Medical Assisting and Administration

    What year did you graduate from high school?

  • Minimum eligibility requirements:
    • Must be 18 years of age or older
    School locations:
    • Online Learning

    Online Programs

    • Bachelor
        • BS in Health Information Management

    What is your highest level of education?

Other Schools:

  • School locations:
    • Ohio (2 campuses)
    Areas of study you may find at Southwestern College include:
      • Non-Degree: Certificate, Coursework
      • Undergraduate: Associate
    • Medical and Health Professions
      • Clinical Laboratory Science Professions
        • Phlebotomy
      • Medical Administrative Services
      • Medical Assisting

Popular Schools

Avg. Wages For Related Jobs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Copyright