Phlebotomy Program

intro to phlebotomy program

Phlebotomy Program Details

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: Certified Phlebotomy Technician

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 7- week course is anticipated to begin March 20, 2023. Please indicate your interest in enrollment using the form below or reach out with any questions to workforce@emcc.edu.


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


Financial Assistance

Inquire with any of these public assistance programs for support with any of your educational or financial needs including tuition assistance for continuing education credits, laptop and internet assistance, transportation, and other necessities.

Scholarships – Eastern Maine Community College Foundation

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

Competitive Skills Scholarship Program – Click 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, CGalyean@mainecf.org, 207.412.2017.

HOPE Program Navigator (for Penobscot, Hancock, Piscataquis, Washington, and Northern Waldo counties) – Email Suzanne Graves-Hall, Suzanne.graveshall@maine.edu, 207.356.9154. Fax: 207.581.2532. Toll-free: 1.800.281.3703. General Line: Teri Mann, hope@maine.edu, 207.551.3331 or apply online.