Which Schools Have Phlebotomy Training in Arizona?

Find out which Arizona schools offer phlebotomy programs. See program requirements and school information, and learn about admissions requirements and costs for a phlebotomy education in Arizona. Schools offering Clinical Laboratory Science degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

If you're interested in studying phlebotomy in Arizona, you will find programs that cover such topics as specimen collection and processing, patient privacy, medical coding and law. The following schools offer certificates and degrees in the field to prepare you for entry-level work in medical settings collecting blood samples for analysis.

What You Need to Know

Individuals interested in completing training programs in phlebotomy may complete a certificate or an associate's degree in the field; in Arizona, multiple certificate programs and at least one associate's degree program in phlebotomy are offered. Phlebotomy programs are available through two-year and less than two-year schools. Certificate program lengths vary from two months to one semester; an associate's degree in phlebotomy takes two years to earn. All programs include a hands-on element such as practicum hours, an internship, or an externship.

Schools in Arizona with Certificate Programs in Phlebotomy

Estrella Mountain Community College Southwest Skill Center

This program will train you to collect blood specimens so that you can obtain entry-level employment in a doctor's office, hospital, insurance company, donor center or other facility that requires this type of service. You'll also learn medical terminology, coding, ethics and computer keyboarding. A phlebotomy and specimen processing practicum allows you to use your classroom skills in a clinical setting. Upon program completion, you'll be awarded a phlebotomy certificate and be eligible for national certification.

  • Program Name: Phlebotomy Certificate of Completion
  • Program Length: Approximately 14 weeks (410 clock hours)
  • Tuition and Fees: $2,422 for entire program (2015-2016)
  • School Type: Less than 2-year, public; roughly 400 students (all undergraduate)

Northland Pioneer College

This 4-credit phlebotomy certificate course is offered at the White Mountain campus and combines classroom instruction and laboratory training. You must also complete an internship. When you have fulfilled the requirements, you'll receive a certificate of completion that will show the number of successful phlebotomy procedures you've performed.

  • Program Name: Certificate of Completion in Phlebotomy Studies
  • Program Length: 1 semester
  • Tuition and Fees: $1,712 per year for AZ residents; $7,880 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; about 3,200 students (all undergraduate)

Phoenix College

This certificate program allows you to choose a schedule of either evening or day classes. Courses include advanced techniques and fundamentals in health care delivery, basic phlebotomy skills and specimen processing. You must also complete a 120-hour clinical externship that takes place during daytime hours, Monday through Friday and lasts for three weeks.

  • Program Name: Phlebotomy Certificate
  • Program Length: Approximately 2 months, including externship
  • Tuition and Fees: $2,046 per year for AZ residents; $7,830 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • Prerequisites: HCC130: Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery and HCC145AA: Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers
  • Admission Requirements: Fingerprint clearance card, background check, valid CPR card, health and safety documentation form with proof of all required immunizations and tests
  • School Type: 2-year, public; approximately 12,100 students (all undergraduate)

Yavapai College

This program will teach you how to collect and process blood specimens. The coursework will also cover medical record management and patient privacy. You must complete a 120-hour internship to receive this certificate. To qualify for this internship, you must receive a minimum grade of a 'C' in your courses and be available to work 32-40 hours per week.

  • Program Name: Phlebotomy Technician Certificate
  • Program Length: 9 credit hours (approximately 1 semester)
  • Tuition and Fees: $2,064 per year for AZ residents; $8,688 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • Admission Requirements: Proof of immunizations, negative TB skin test, Health Care Providers CPR card, fingerprint clearance card
  • School Type: 2-year, public; about 7,800 students (all undergraduate)

School in Arizona with Associate's Degree Program that Includes Phlebotomy Training

Northland Pioneer College

This degree program is available at the White Mountain and Little Colorado campuses. Core courses include medical office insurance and coding, law and ethics, clinical procedures and medical terminology. You must also complete an internship to receive this degree.

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assistant
  • Program Length: 2 years full time
  • Tuition and Fees: $1,712 per year for AZ residents; $7,880 per year for non-residents (2015-2016)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; about 3,200 students (all undergraduate)

You can prepare for your phlebotomy certification at several 2-year schools in Arizona. Estrella Mountain Community College Southwest Skill Center, Northland Pioneer College, Phoenix College and Yavapai College all offer certificate programs; Northland Pioneer College offers an associate's program for students wanting a degree in addition to technical training.

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