Phlebotomy Program

phlebotomy sliderEMCC’s Phlebotomy Program prepares you for an entry-level position in the health care industry. You will learn to gather blood samples from patients in laboratory testing.  It is a great way to advance your skills in the Health Care Industry. Practice hands-on phlebotomy applications using needles, syringes, vacationer tubes and other equipment. This course covers basic medical terminology, anatomy, laboratory math, blood composition, and infection control.

Minimum Qualifications for the Phlebotomy Program:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 18 years of age by start of course
  • Clean criminal record*
  • Current on required immunizations

*Subject to discretion of EMCC and clinical site directors


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Phlebotomy Program Details

  • 40 Hours of Classroom and Lab Instruction
  • 16 Clinical Hours
  • Learn safe practices and techniques in phlebotomy.
  • Practice hands-on training in a student lab and in clinical settings at EMMC.
  • Graduates of this program receive an Award of Completion and CEUs.

Class is held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8pm for 10 weeks. Clinical rotations will be scheduled following class time. Clinical rotations are two consecutive 8-hour days at Affiliated Laboratories.

Qualified Applicants will be contacted to complete a brief in-person interview before being accepted into the program.

Phlebotomy Program Costs

Tuition – $760 per person
Liability insurance fee – $13
Textbook – $111
Criminal Background Check  (to be completed with application) – $75, additional fees may be charged for additional names and addresses in the past seven years.


Intro to Phlebotomy Program requirement:

Upload documents in the online application. Alternatively, email, fax, or mail completed materials to:

Shaw Weeks
sweeks@emcc.edu
Fax: (207) 974-4811
Eastern Maine Community College
Attn: Shaw Weeks
354 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401.