Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Community college certification

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist. 511009


Program Name: Phlebotomy

Course Objective:
The Phlebotomy program prepares you to correctly and safely obtain blood specimens and other bodily fluids, process specimens for laboratories, and use computers to record patient information in various healthcare settings. In addition to organization and attention to detail, phlebotomists should have good human relations and customer service skills.

Description: Phlebotomy- Clock Hour
The Certificate of Competency in Phlebotomy program is designed to prepare a person to obtain blood specimens by skin puncture and venipuncture. The phlebotomist may find employment in hospitals, patient service centers, life insurance companies, doctors’ offices, outreach services, and donor centers. Students in the Phlebotomy program will be in contact with potentially infectious blood, tissues, and body fluids. During this program, eligible students will have the opportunity to take the national certification exam.

Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure): $2940
Tution (Program Total Amount)
GateWay Community College
Total Program Out of State Tuition (credits x $326)
GateWay Community College
Course Fee
GateWay Community College
Registration Fee
GateWay Community College
Total Books
Follete Bookstore
National Healthcareers Association
GateWay Community College
Fingerprint Clearance
Arizona Department of Public Safety
Background Check
American Databank
Urine Drug Screen
American Databank
Vendor is at the discretion of the student, costs vary depending on insurance, copay and deductible
Apparel Pro
myclinical exchange costs
My Clinical Exchange
Vendor is at the discretion of the student
Immunization Tracker
American Databank

Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Phlebotomy Book Bundle: ISBN# 97812842207170
Phlebotomy Essentials Textbook
Student Workbook for Phlebotomy Essentials
Online Access to Navigate 2 Test Prep

Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Uniform (scrub top and bottom)
Non slip, leather shoes

WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status/Credential Verification:

Name: Maureen Hannon
Phone number: 602.238.4323

Direct Website link to the program:

Additional information:
Admission Criteria:
• Current and valid government issued photo identification
• 18 years of age to enroll
• High school diploma or GED
• Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card (DPS)
• Proof of Immunizations
• Healthcare Level CPR Card
• Healthcare signature form completed by Physician
• MCCCD Supplemental Background Check
• MCCCD Random Drug Screen showing negative results
• Reading Course Placement

Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
Yes or No: Yes
National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) is industry recognized regionally and nationally.
Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes
Career Pathway: Students who complete the Phlebotomy program are eligible to continue their education as a Medical Lab Assistant.
Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Yes, Certifications are recognized regionally and nationally.
Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: yes
Accrediting Agency and link to website: Yes, through National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
The Phlebotomy program at GateWay Community College has a completion rate of 95%. Per the NHA, GateWay Community College ranks higher than any other school in the state of Arizona for first time pass rates on the national certification examination.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


GateWay Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Various Gateway Campuses

Local WIB

7 - Maricopa County, Maricopa Workforce Connections

Type of Attainment:

Certificate of Completion

Name of Credential

Approved Training Program

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Stafford Loan

Refund Policy

see description field

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Higher Learning Commission

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


Graduation Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$305.00 Course/Lab Fee

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee

$15.00 per fiscal year

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$610.00 See Program Synopsis for breakdown

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2012.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
$14.42 per hour
Required Certification: Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

Provider Status



Various Locations, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

Phone Number

(602) 238-4323

Web Address

Last Updated

May 12, 2022


Aug 02, 2012


Jun 02, 2018