Apply to the Phlebotomy Certification Program

Steps to a Successful Enrollment

To begin the application process, please follow steps 1 through 5. The final step (step 6) provides you with a link to complete your online application to the program.

If you have any questions about completing the steps outlined below, please contact Shelly Halper. Applications for Fall 2023 are being accepted.

To register for the phlebotomy program, you must be a current CCD student. If you have not done so yet, please complete the free CCD application. When completing the application, enter either non-degree seeking or undeclared as the program option (you may not self-select the phlebotomy program as an option).

To learn more about the program, sign up for an information session. Register Here

Questions? Please call 303.365.8300.


To be accepted into the phlebotomy program, you must determine your math and/or English course placement. This is defined as the following: obtain the scores indicated in the chart below by either taking the placement test, taking the Gateway College English Questionnaire, meeting the ACT/SAT score requirements, or submitting transcripts that show previous college classes to CCD’s Testing Center. Please follow the instructions from their office if you have previously taken college classes or meet the minimum scores on the SAT/ACT. The Testing Center will be able to waive your scores or college credits so that you will be able to register for classes.

Use this chart as a guide if you have completed the classes below, taken the placement test, or ACT/SAT.

PLACEMENT SCORE - OR 80 or higher 95 or higher
SAT SCORE 440 440


After completing the first four steps, you may begin your Phlebotomy application.

You may not start this application and return to it later. Please allow 30 minutes to complete the full application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure your application contains all of the documents that are required. We will notify you through your CCD student email address. Check your email frequently so that you do not miss out on any information or notifications about the program.


Please check personal and student email for the next steps to complete the application process.

Be sure to check the email used when submitting the application and please be sure to check your spam/junk mail folder if you don't see an email in your inbox.

Those accepted into the program will also receive instructions regarding the following:

Background and drug screen through the CCCS CastleBranch website.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare professionals certification
  • Complete medical history and physical  exam
  • Register for HPR 1020 and 1080 and pay for your classes. This certificate is not eligible for Financial Aid.
  • Attend orientation.
  • The department chair Shelly Halper will collect all required documents.