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Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

The Phlebotomy Technician Program provides the theoretical and clinical education necessary for the proficient and accurate performance in the arena of medical phlebotomy. This program is designed for students with little or no prior medical education. The program is one semester and begins with the fundamentals of phlebotomy, moves through intermediate courses and advances to the more complex aspects of this profession. Upon completion of this 100 hour program, students are eligible to sit for a national certification examination offered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

This program does not qualify for assistance through the financial aid office, but individuals may qualify for grants or scholarships through other sources. To learn more about the options available to you, please contact the Intake Coordinator at (973) 300-2149.

Career Options

Upon receiving this certificate, students are eligible to take the NHA Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) examination. This exam is offered off campus at any Pearson VUE testing center. Students passing the examination become Certified Phlebotomy Technicians (CPTs). The CPT is an entry-level credential that validates competence of phlebotomy fundamentals in new graduates and those new to the profession.