Program Accreditation & Licensure
The Phlebotomy training program at St. Philip's College consists of two courses:
- PLAB 1223 Phlebotomy
- PLAB 1263 Phlebotomy Clinical
Completion of both courses enables a student to take any of the national certification examinations offered for phlebotomy.
Admission & Prerequisite Requirements
Students desiring to complete the Phlebotomy program must meet all of the admission requirements for acceptance into St. Philip's College and the Allied Health Department. These include the following:
- SPC Admissions Requirements
- Allied Health Department Admission Requirements
In addition, all students must pass the English and Writing portions of any recognized placement test (Accuplacer, SAT, ACT or TASP). There is no Mathematics requirement for this program. No formal application is required to enroll in the program.
Classes begin at the start of each flex semester. The clinical is offered in the second flex and summer semesters. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is limited to the first twenty students who register for PLAB 1223.
Before beginning the clinical rotation, each student must:\
- pass a background check;
- pass a drug screen;
- complete the required immunizations; and
- have proof of health insurance
Application & Selection Process
The Phlebotomy training program is offered throughout the year beginning with the start of each flex semester. Twenty students are accepted on a "first registered/first paid basis " .
In addition, the clinical rotation is offered each flex and summer semesters. For the summer rotation, medical laboratory technician students have the first opportunity to enroll. Other eligible students will be admitted as space allows.
Although it is not mandatory, it is recommended that a student submit a completed application. No interview is required with the Program Director.