phlebotomy CC

Health Sciences Department | C.C. Certificate of Completion | 6 months

A phlebotomy certificate from CCC is a fast track to a health care career. You could become a certified phlebotomist after just six months of classes.

What is a Phlebotomist?

Phlebotomists are trained to collect blood samples from people. They work in clinics, hospitals and laboratories.

Phlebotomy technicians collect blood from patients and prepare the samples for testing. Most work in hospitals and clinics, but some collect blood for donation purposes. Phlebotomy technicians are important members of the health care team and often need to explain the blood-drawing procedure and put patients at ease.

Phlebotomy Certificate program is an entry-level program with opportunity for students to seek professional development and growth.

Application deadlines and due dates for cohort 2 (spring-summer) 2024


Phlebotomy CC

Job outlook
Program structure
Non-academic requirements for program eligibility
Description and outcomes

Phlebotomy requirements

Essential functions

Phlebotomy Application Process

step 01

Attend Phlebotomy information session

Information Session Dates (Zoom sessions, registration required)

step 02

Meet with an academic advisor

Review the program webpage and advising guide prior to applying.
step 03

Submit program application

Answer all of the questions on the application including the essays (see pages three and four of the advising guide and below for more details) and submit the application form.

You will type your responses for the two essay questions directly into the application. See the scoring rubric below for more details.

Application Closes: Aug. 16, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

You will be notified via email by Allied Health Admissions on the status of your application along with next steps in the process by Aug. 23.

Note: Conditionally accepted students will be invited to participate in a mandatory orientation at the Harmony Campus on Sept. 5, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

step 04

Collect your vaccine records

See advising guide for detailed list. If accepted, you will bring your vaccine records to the mandatory orientation.

Phlebotomy Essay Questions

Phlebotomy Essay Questions

Application Essay Questions and Scoring Rubrics

Phlebotomy Core Requirement

Complete the following Core Requirements
  • PHB-110
  • Fundamentals of Phlebotomy
  • 5
  • PHB-112
  • Phlebotomy Techniques
  • 2
  • PHB-115
  • Professionalism for Phlebotomists
  • 1
  • PHB-125
  • Professionalism in Healthcare
  • 1
  • PHB-130
  • Phlebotomy Practicum
  • 5
Total Credits Required: 14


Harmony Campus

7738 SE Harmony Road

Milwaukie, OR 97222