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Earn Your Phlebotomy Certificate

In as few as nine months, you can complete our Phlebotomy Certificate and use your new credential to start your career as a phlebotomist.* With a combination of on-campus and online courses, you receive the hands-on skill development and specialized education needed to start or advance a career in today’s hospitals, clinics and blood centers. We also place you in an externship at a healthcare facility so you learn how to apply your classroom knowledge and skills in a real-world setting.

By earning your Phlebotomy Certificate, you can choose to enter the workforce, or you can continue your education by seamlessly transferring your credits into our Health Sciences Associate’s degree.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Certificate 9 Months

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Gain In-Field Phlebotomy Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for your healthcare career. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant phlebotomy skills employers seek, including:

  • Proficiency in Blood Draws

    Gain hands-on experience collecting blood specimens so you can become proficient in this task as a professional.

  • Diagnostic Testing

    Apply your knowledge of processing blood specimens and other body fluids for diagnostic testing and analysis.

  • Professional Communication

    Learn how to effectively and clearly communicate information from the laboratory to other healthcare professionals.

  • Healthcare Fundamentals

    Gain a thorough understanding of electronic health records and common medical procedures to help you succeed as a healthcare professional.

Prepare for the Phlebotomy Certification Exam

Our curriculum is aligned to prepare you for the national certification exam, which you can apply to take at no additional cost upon graduation.*

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Health Sciences programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • University of Minnesota Physicians
  • Target Clinic
  • MN Oncology Clinic
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
  • Allina Health
  • Fairview
  • ThedaCare
  • Diabetes Care Center
  • Lifetime Family Urgent Care
  • Red Cross
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Ocala Oncology

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

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At Rasmussen College, it is important to us that we provide transparent, up-to-date salary estimates for all our degree programs as reported by our graduates. However, there is insufficient data available for this particular degree program at this time. Please check back, as we are working diligently to publish the updated salary information.

Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Health Sciences vary depending on the program. We do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores; however, every applicant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. In addition to other admission requirements, applicants to this program must successfully complete and pass a background check.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Phlebotomist?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), continuing your education can help you earn a higher salary and advance your career. Here is the average salary and projected job growth for phlebotomy professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
Phlebotomists$21,760$25,510$30,15027%

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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