Phlebotomy Program

intro to phlebotomy program

Phlebotomy Program Details

Intro: EMCC’s Phlebotomy Program prepares you for a career in health care. This program can advance your current skills as a health care professional. Learn to gather blood samples from patients in a laboratory setting using needles, syringes, vacationer tubes, and other equipment. The program covers basic medical terminology, anatomy, laboratory math, blood composition, and infection control.

Key Outcomes

Job title: Phlebotomist

Top employers for this job in Maine:

  • Northern Light Health
  • MaineHealth
  • Covenant Health
  • MaineGeneral Health
  • American Red Cross

Starting salary range: $30,000 – 40,000

Program Schedule

The next course is set to begin November 7, 2022. The application will be posted soon, email in the meantime with any questions.

Application Requirements

  • 18 years of age by the start of the course
  • Clean criminal record and signed background check waiver form
  • Signed Assumption of Risk form
  • Required Immunizations: See Health History Form

Program Costs

Tuition: $759

Liability insurance fee: $13

Textbook: $90.95

Workbook: $57.50

NHA Now CPT 1 Exam: $117

Scrubs: Not included in the total cost because the price varies


Contact us at about joining this program free as part of the Maine Jobs and Recovery Act funding!

Grant Funding Assistance

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

Eastern Maine Development Corp. WIOA program – Contact Kim Donovan,, 207.561.4043, for eligibility requirements

Competitive Skills Scholarship ProgramClick here for more information about this program.

Maine Community Foundation – The Maine Community Foundation offers scholarships for non-traditional students. Click here for more information or contact Cherie Galyean,, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall,, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703.