Overview

Learn the essentials of drawing blood, including blood collection equipment, safety and infection control, and specimen processing in two quarters to prepare for work as a phlebotomist.
Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
13 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Location
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
2019-2020
WA-Resident Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $624.65 $697.60 $1,081.30  $1,514.00
12 credits (full-time) $1,331.78 $1,523.22 $2,252.72  $3,124.98
15 credits  $1,493.30 $1,687.05 $2,425.70 $3,308.25

*Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs.
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Program Fees
Approximately $1000 per quarter

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the role of the phlebotomist in health care settings
  • Safely collect, process and store blood samples
  • Communicate and work effectively with a culturally diverse population

Careers & Opportunities

Upon completion of the Phlebotomy program, students should have the knowledge and skills to work as Phlebotomists in a variety of health care settings. With a shortage of phlebotomists in the area, job prospects in the Puget Sound region are excellent. Salaries typically range from $10 to $14 per hour.

Potential employers include: Hospitals, medical clinics, blood banks, doctor's offices and medical laboratories. For more, please visit career information and resources at www.shoreline.edu/advising.

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