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Phlebotomy Certificate Program

Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy for ASCP Certification

Prepares individuals to enter into the medical profession as a certified phlebotomist. This nine-week training prepares students for this entry-level career in the demanding healthcare field. Students complete 60 hours of theory, lecture and review, 60 hours of lab and a 100-hour clinical experience at a local clinical site.

To apply, prospective students will need to verify all prerequisites.

Advantages of the UNMCE Phlebotomy Certificate:

  • Employment stability
  • Variety of job opportunities
  • Competitive salaries
  • Benefits
  • Opportunities for advancement

Benefits of our program include:

  • Small class size
  • Textbooks included in tuition
  • Needle stick insurance
  • Inpatient and/or outpatient clinical experience

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CLA/Phlebotomy Program – what tuition includes and other costs

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The Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist is an essential role in the healthcare field. Begin your new career today as you learn this key role of working along side clinicians, providing important diagnostic testing to include blood drawing, speciment collection and assessment in the medical laboratory for patient diagnostics and care.

38205 | $2,995

Clinical Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomy for ASCP Certification - Summer 1

7/27/20 - 10/7/20
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 6:30 PM and Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00 AM ‐ 3:00 PM (45 Session Total)
Sharon Whetten, M.Ed., BSMT (ASCP)
CE South Building

Learn More and Register
Please Apply and Register 2 weeks before the start date. This allows UNMCE to plan for class enrollment and to order books and supplies in a timely manner.

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance may be available if you are unemployed, a veteran or veteran’s spouse, or a person with a disability. Other options include education loans. For more funding options, and contact information, please visit our Loans and Financial Aid page. UNM Staff, Faculty and Retirees: You may use your Tuition Remission for all Professional Development classes. Learn more about UNM Tuition Remission.