The Phlebotomy Certificate Program accepts a maximum of fifteen (15) students each fall and spring semester. The application deadline for the fall semester is April 15, and the spring semester deadline is November 15. Applications may be completed online prior to the respective semester deadline. Late applications will be considered if space is available. Contact the Health Sciences Division at (405) 733-7359, or click to email the Program Director for further information about the Phlebotomy Certificate Program.
Professional courses (HSPC designation) are offered during the daytime only. The other courses may be taken during the day or evening.
The Phlebotomy Certificate Program is offered for completion during two semesters.
Successful completion of the course of study will result in the issuance of a “Certificate of Completion of the Course of Study in Phlebotomy” and eligibility to sit for the national board exams.
Eligibility to sit for the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Registry requires high school graduation (or equivalent) AND completion of an acceptable formal structured phlebotomy program within the last five years. This two-part program, to be arranged by the program director, must consist of: 40 clock hours of classroom training, including anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system, specimen collection, specimen processing and handling and laboratory operations (e.g. safety, quality control, etc.) AND 120 clock hours of clinical training in a CLIA regulated, accredited laboratory with a minimum performance of 100 successful blood collections including venipunctures and skin punctures.
The Clinical Laboratory Technology Program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences.