Program of Study


Direct to Work, Stackable

About the Program

In one semester, you can develop the skills necessary to be employed as a phlebotomist.

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Applications for the fall 2021 semester are now closed! Learn more by visiting our Apply to the Program page.

The phlebotomy certificate provides hands-on training to develop the entry-level skills necessary to be employed as a phlebotomist. This one-semester program includes a lecture-lab environment with state-of-the-art simulation software and an internship in a clinical placement site. Our training prepares you for industry certification with the National Health Careers Association to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.  

Currently Accepting Applications for Fall!
August 23, 2021
Upon acceptance into the phlebotomy classes, please plan to attend one of the mandatory phlebotomy orientations prior to the start of classes. The orientation date/time will be shared with students upon acceptance to the program. Classes will be held on the Auraria campus.


Our training prepares you for industry certification with the National HealthCareers Association to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician.

Course & Program Fees

Please be aware that this program is seven credits and therefore not financial aid eligible. Due to this restriction, once you have been accepted into the phlebotomy program, you must either pay in full or make payment arrangements to pay for the course.

The estimates provided here apply only to Colorado residents and are subject to change. You must live in the state of Colorado for at least one continuous year prior to the first day of classes to be eligible for in-state tuition. The actual costs for the program will vary, depending on the

  • tuition & fee changes for each year,
  • the amount available from the College Opportunity Fund (COF), and
  • cost of immunizations, uniforms, books, exam fees, and study guides.

 Associated Course Costs

Description Fee
CPT certification examination study guide packet $69.00
CPT certification online exam fee $117.00
Phlebotomy lab fee $90.00
My clinical exchange account $39.50

Scholarships are now available for short certificates at CCD. Please visit the scholarship website and see if you are eligible.

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is not eligible for federal student aid.

Internships & Service Learning Opportunities

Externship schedules during the second 7 weeks of the semester will be dependent upon assignment and internship site schedule.

Job Outlook & Salary Information

How Much Can I Expect to Earn?

The median annual wage for phlebotomist was $16.58 hourly or $34,480 annually in 2018.

The information provided here is by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Program Outcomes

Total of 2019 Graduates
Total Students Employed in their Field of Study
Total Students Who Have Transferred to 4-Year Degree or Other Institution


The Phlebotomy program is a certificate program that prepares students for industry certification in their field. The Phlebotomy program may also be used to fulfill elective requirements towards the A.A.S. in Medical Assisting program as a stackable certificate pathway.