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 shows that in 2020 phlebotomists earned an average of $36,320 annually, at an average of $17.46/hour, and jobs are growing at 17%, a much faster than average rate!

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Graduation Rate in 2019-20

Related Programs

Transfer Options

Move into the phlebotomy field, or progress to our affiliate, the Tarleton State University Medical Laboratory Sciences MLT Program.


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


  • Nina Maniotis, MA, MLS, (ASCP) 
  • Khristine Rose Bunkley, MBA, PBT, (ASCP) cm


Tammi White
Administrative Assistant, Health and Human Sciences
Phlebotomy Technology
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