I have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as a phlebotomist.

Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Video Transcript

Are you seeking a new career in the high-demand healthcare field? Do you enjoy working with people and work well under pressure? A career as a phlebotomy technician may be right for you. Phlebotomy technicians are valuable members of the healthcare team who collect and prepare lab specimens for analysis. In this course, you learn about phlebotomy procedures and practice blood draw techniques. This is a 180-hour program that includes 120 hours of lecture (online) and 60 hours of simulation labs and/or internships that cover medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, venipuncture, specimen collection procedures, safety and universal precautions, common laboratory tests with clinical significance to body systems and disease processes, medical coding for laboratory procedures, and laboratory equipment.

Due to COVID-19,  students will NOT be able to complete an internship at Middlesex Health Outpatient Laboratories. Hands on practice will be done at Middlesex CC in the lab classroom.

This program has been recognized by the American Medical Technologists, a premier national certification agency. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for national certification through American Medical Technologists.

PREREQUISITES: 1) At least 18 years of age. 2) High school diploma or GED. 3) Health form complete with immunizations and two-step PPD. 4) Personal medical insurance. 5) Clean criminal background. A criminal background check may be performed. Students who have a criminal record are denied access to clinical internship sites.

SUPPLIES: 1) Navy blue scrubs. 2) A textbook is required for this course and can be purchased at the MxCC bookstore.

Upcoming Courses

CRN: 3406 | Phlebotomy Technician HYBRID | Fee: $1,999 | 10/4-12/6 | Online | Instructor: Chauntine Donovan

& Choose One:

CRNL 3407 | Clinical lab 1 | 10/6 -12/2, no class 11/26 | Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays 8-10 a.m. | Location: Snow Hall, Room 514/507 | Instructors: Chauntine Donovan; Maria Davis


CRN: 3408 | Clinical lab 2 | 10/6 – 12/2, No class 11/26 | Mondays, Tuesdays, & Thursdays 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Location: Snow Hall, Room 514/507 | Instructor: Chauntine Donovan, Maria Davis

Instructions for Making Payments Online

Please click here for step-by-step instructions on how to make payments online. These instructions work for both credit and non-credit (continuing education) courses.

Refund Policy

A  full tuition refund can be made when you withdraw from your course at least 3 working days before the course start date. Once the course has started, refunds are only provided under special circumstances and require a written request to the Continuing Education Office. They are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A refund is not guaranteed.

  • Female Phlebotomy Technician prepares to draw blood from female patient.

  • Group of four students (3 female, 1 male) wearing navy scrubs pose and smile at camera.

$24,000 to $32,000

Amount you’ll earn*

*Bureau of Labor Statistics


Michelle Fuhrman

Director of Non-Credit Programs
Phone: 860-343-5716
Email: mfuhrman@mxcc.edu Indicates Email address
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 414

Juliann Holzer

Continuing Education Aide
Phone: 860-343-5784
Email: jholzer@mxcc.edu Indicates Email address
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 414

Kelly Kline

Continuing Education Coordinator for Allied Health Programs
Phone: 860-343-5713
Email: kkline@mxcc.edu Indicates Email address
Office Location: Snow Hall, Room 514

“Excellent instructor, I gained a lot of knowledge and confidence personally and professionally. She helped me grow as a person and believe in myself.”