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At a Glance

Our Phlebotomy Technician certificate workforce training program includes clinical hours in local healthcare labs and classroom lectures with hands-on training using new, cutting-edge phlebotomy arms. Many of our students are hired directly by their clinical sites.

Approx. Number of Hours/Months:

168 hours/3 months

Program Cost:**


Est. Hourly Wage:*

$17 per hour

Min. Occupational Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and completion of two-part phlebotomy program to be eligible for the national Phlebotomy Technician certification exam (PBT)

Phlebotomy Technician Job Overview


Phlebotomy technicians work in clinical laboratory settings, hospitals and sometimes physicians’ offices. Their primary responsibility is to collect, process and handle blood specimens in a safe manner as ordered by the physician. 

Working hours may span day, evening, night and weekend shifts depending on the facility. 

Financial Assistance

There’s more than $150,000 in funding available to help pay for short-term job training. Up to 90% of costs may be covered to complete this training program.

Licensure/certification earned

Successful completion of this training prepares you to sit for the PBT exam administered through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification. There are no licensing or certification requirements for phlebotomy technicians in Maryland; however, most employers prefer certification.


View all current course offerings. Not all courses are offered within every term schedule. 

AHE-196 Professional Preparation in Healthcare
AHE-315 BLS Provider or current AHA BLS Provider CPR card

AHE-200 Phlebotomy Technician Training I: Theory
AHE-077 Phlebotomy Technician Training II: Clinical
AHE-078 Phlebotomy Technician Training III: Clinical

Additional Information & Program Requirements

Students in the program practice drawing blood on each other. Background checks, drug screening, immunization information and a uniform is required for the clinical portion of the course.

AHE-149 Medical Terminology for Health Careers 
AHE-282 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Careers 

Interested in enrolling?

Contact our Continuing Education Office (Room A115) if you have any questions or concerns.

410-386-8100 |

*Wages are based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only. 

**Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks and related materials, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees or prerequisite courses.