Phlebotomy Technician Program

Phlebotomy Technician Program

This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.

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McAllen Brownsville

Course Duration
90 hours

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  • UTRGV McAllen Teaching Site

    Next Schedule
    Date: October 12th - January 25th 2020 
    Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    UTRGV McAllen Teaching Site

    Silvia Lopez

  • UTRGV Brownsville Campus

    Next Schedule
    Date: October 5th - January 18th 2020 
    Time: Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    UTRGV Brownsville Campus

    Douglas Best

This program is intended for those who have no experience and want to become employed as a Phlebotomy Technician in a clinical laboratory or public health department setting. The student should have or are on track to have their high school diploma or GED.

Students must have a high school diploma, GED, or to be on track to receive either of those. Participants must also possess a minimum 10-grade level math and reading skills as well.

Note: Persons must be at least 18 years old to sit for the national certification exam after completing this course.

$1,799/person (Including Textbooks)

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Note: If you are applying for the Continuing Education Private Loan to cover the registration fee for a non-credit continuing education program, then please use UTRGV Continuing Education School Code: 00359902. The loan amount you note in the application cannot exceed the open enrollment fee noted on our website. Minimum for the loans must be $500.00. Some service charges may apply.

McAllen - Silvia Lopez
Brownsville - Douglas Best

The Phlebotomy Technician – 3 potential certification exams information is for reference purposes only and it’s not included in the course fee. The following exam applies to this certificate course.

Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
$105.00 (PSI Computer Based)
$112.35 (Classroom
1) 110 questions
2) 1 hour and 50 minutes to complete