The phlebotomy curriculum program is not currently accepting new applicants. You can enroll in a continuing education phlebotomy class by calling 828.339.4657 or emailing lshuler@SouthwesternCC.edu.
A QUICK INTRO
The Phlebotomy curriculum prepares students to obtain blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis.
WHAT YOU STUDY
Course work includes proper specimen collection and handling, communication skills and maintaining patient data.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Employment opportunities include hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices and healthcare settings and may be eligible for national certification as phlebotomy technicians.
WHAT YOU CAN EARN
For more information about this field, including salary and career pathways, check out this link on our Career Coach assessment tool.
A CLOSER LOOK
Check out this video to learn about the program and the perks of working in this field.
Click on title for course description. For your convenience, the following listing includes only credit hours for each course. For a comprehensive listing of classroom, lab and clinical hours for each course, click on this PDF.
*Stated weekly hour requirements are based on a 16 week semester. PBT 101 runs the latter 8 weeks. This will increase the weekly hour requirements for PBT 100 lab and PBT 101 clinical.
NOTE: Students who successfully complete the Phlebotomy program may want to consider furthering their education with completion of a Medical Laboratory Technology degree. See MLT program coordinator for information.