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Phlebotomy Technician

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Phlebotomy Technician Program is now ONLINE! 

Classes are all done online, in which video lectures and PowerPoint materials are reviewed at home, while chat time is reserved for discussion, workshops, and collaborative activities.

For immediate questions, contact MK Education at 630.541.3600 X 8606

For immediate questions, contact MK Education at 630.541.3600 X 8606

Phlebotomy Technician Course

Phlebotomists are skilled health care professionals who have been trained to collect, transport, handle and process blood and other specimens for laboratory analysis using venipuncture and microcollection techniques.


Students will develop skills in performing phlebotomy procedures through didactic training followed by externships (optional). Upon completion of the course, students will be prepared to work as a phlebotomist & be eligible to take the ASCP certification exam.


The Phlebotomy Training program, offered in connection with MK Education, is designed to prepare students for entry level competencies as phlebotomists in hospitals, clinics, blood banks and other health care settings.​


Areas of Study Include:


  • Demonstrate Accepted Professional, Communication, And Interpersonal Skills

  • Discuss Phlebotomy In Relation To The Health Care Setting

  • Identify The Anatomic Structure And Function Of Body Systems

  • Recognize And Identify Collection Reagents Supplies, Equipment And Interfering Chemical Substances

  • Demonstrate Skills And Knowledge Necessary To Perform Phlebotomy

  • Practice Infection Control Following Universal (Standard) Precautions

  • Practice Accepted Procedures Of  Transporting, Accessioning And Processing Specimens

  • Practice Quality Assurance And Safety




National Certification Exams


Students are prepared for three national certification exams while enrolled in this course:

American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) National Certification by ASCP; Certified Phlebotomy Technician by NHA ; Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) by AMT.

Phlebotomy Technician Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for a phlebotomy technician is $31,410. Salaries may change depending on location, experience and hours worked. ​



Students have the option to complete a 100 clock-hour externship at a local clinic through MK Education. The externship serves as working experience, as well as a reference for future employment. This program has been upgraded with a 100-hour externship to enable the student to reach the 100 sticks needed to sit for national certification exams. NOTE THAT THE EXTERNSHIP WILL BE A SEPARATE FEE. For more information on the cost and how to be placed at a local site, contact MK Education at 630-541-3600 and/or




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