Industry certification, Community college certification
Method of Delivery
Hybrid or blended
Instructional Program (CIP)
Location: PCC-Desert Vista, Tucson, AZ
For Program Information Contact: 520-206-5100
A. Course Objective
Description: Learn the skills needed to work as a medical phlebotomist while preparing to take exams for national certification.
Competencies to be achieved: Upon successful completion of the Phlebotomy Certificate program, the learner will be able to:
• Perform venipuncture (blood draws) and obtain other specimens from patients
• Evaluate patient’s ability to withstand procedure(s)
• Explain the venipuncture (blood draw) procedure to patients and answer questions
• Maintain medical equipment such as all types of needles, blood collection vials and other laboratory specimen collecting equipment
B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):
Each course has a required textbook indicated in the course syllabus. For information contact: 520-206-5100
D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
For information contact: 520-206-5100
E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Cliff Shuttleworth
Phone number: 520-724-5722
F. Direct Website link to the program: https://www.pima.edu/programs-courses/credit-programs-degrees/health-professions/phlebotomy/index.html
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
Fingerprinting and criminal background information may be a part of many state and federal licensing and certification processes.
• Other requirements needed: Attend a CTD Information Session – Allied Health to learn more. These sessions provide important information about the program.
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
Student Grievance Policy: https://www.pima.edu/current-students/complaint-processes/
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: No,
• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Yes or No: Yes, Complete additional certificates or degrees in medical laboratory technology, medical assisting, registered nursing or practical nursing
• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes or No (Explain): Training is recognized in other geographic areas.
• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Yes or No: No, The courses in this award are accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, but not by a separate accrediting agency.
Accrediting Agency and link to website: https://www.hlcommission.org/
J. Credential Attainment Rate: 71 % 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.
Program Length (Weeks)
WIOA Approved Program
Pima Community College, Desert Vista Campus
6 - Pima County Workforce Investment Board
Type of Attainment:
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
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?
$1,218.00 In-State Tuition
$4,319.00 Out-of-State Tuition
$92.00 Ea Sem $15 + Stud Serv & Tech Fee ea crd $3; $2.50
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost