What is Phlebotomy?

Phlebotomists collect blood, process samples, and perform point-of-care and waived laboratory testing while looking cool in a lab coat. They operate computers and analyzers. Fine motor, communication, and people skills are a must. Interest in science is a plus!

Why WC?

  • One of only two accredited phlebotomy programs in the State of Texas
  • Certified to work after only one semester
  • 16 hour college curriculum-prep for a career in the medical field
  • Students are on-boarded to contracted clinical sites 
  • Phlebotomy registry exam practice included
  • Earn points toward other medical programs or bundle certificates

Career Options

Work in a hospital, outpatient collection center, blood or plasma donation center, physician's office, or research lab.

Many hospitals pay tuition reimbursement while you continue your medical education.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the 2021 median pay for phlebotomists was $37,380 per year and $17.97 per hour. Phlebotomy jobs are growing at a faster rate than jobs in all other areas.

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Transfer Options

Work in the Phlebotomy field, pursue a career as an MLT or MLS in the medical laboratory science field, or pursue other medical fields such as Radiology Technology, Sonography, Respiratory Care, Nursing, OTA, or PTA.


  • Garza and Becan-McBride Scholarship for Phlebotomy Students from ASCP
  • Catholic Charites Scholarship
  • Apply for all WC scholarships to which you may qualify.


  • Nina Maniotis, MA, MLS, (ASCP) 
  • Beatriz Rosales, PBT
  • Ben Vanlenthe, PBT (ASCP)


Tammi White
Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Sciences
Phlebotomy Technology
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