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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The curriculum prepares the student for employment as a Phlebotomist/Laboratory Assistant in a hospital, laboratory, or clinic. The training is designed to prepare students to collect specimens, perform venipunctures and dermal punctures, prepare and transport specimens, and perform laboratory computer operations.

Full-time students can complete the academic portions of the program in two semesters. The clinical portion of the program is by arrangement, and completion may vary by student. Successful completion of all required program courses and general education courses with a grade of C or better is necessary to graduate.


Enrollment notes: A physical exam; hepatitis immunization; entrance assessment; application fee; and a copy of high school transcript, diploma or GED are all needed for enrollment. Students in the Phlebotomy Technician program will undergo a background study as required by Minnesota Law.





Program Locations

  • Luverne Educational Center for Health Careers 56156

Labor Market Information

  • Phlebotomists

  • Median wage: $16.81/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu