Phlebotomy Technician

Midwestern Career College’s 8-week Phlebotomy Technician Program teaches students to draw blood from patients to be used for tests, transfusions, research, or blood donations. 

Phlebotomists work within the medical world, mainly in hospitals, medical and diagnostic laboratories, blood donor centers, and doctors’ offices. Those who gravitate toward challenge, responsibility, and compassion will excel in this program and field.  

* Note: this program is not approved for Title IV Financial Aid

The definition of phlebotomy? 

The process of making a puncture in a vein, usually in the arm, with a cannula, for the purpose of drawing blood.  

What does a phlebotomist do? 

Phlebotomists draw blood for fests, perform blood transfusions, conduct research and run or assist with blood donations.  

What you’ll study?

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will 

  • have knowledge of the cardiovascular system 
  • know the role and responsibilities of the phlebotomist 
  • be able to perform quality assurance in a laboratory environment 
  • understand laboratory protocols 
  • demonstrate best practices for safety 
  • have a skill set utilizing various methods of draw 

 

If you’re looking to progress into a career that lets you focus on being a phlebotomist, this is a great program for you.

Campus:Study format:Start date:
Chicago LaSalle Branch CampusOnsite7/6/2021
Chicago LaSalle Branch CampusOnsite8/9/2021 (PM Class)
Chicago LaSalle Branch CampusOnsite8/10/2021
Blue Island Campus ExtensionOnsite8/10/2021
Blue Island Campus ExtensionOnsite10/11/2021
Naperville Campus ExtensionOnsite8/9/2021 (PM Class)
Program Length: 8 weeks

Phlebotomy Technician Career Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 17% job growth is projected from 2019–2029.

Admissions Contact Info

Admissions

203 N. LaSalle St., Ste. 1400
Chicago, IL 60601

312-236-9000 ext. 1
admissions@mccollege.edu

 

Hours:

Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00P.M.

 

 

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