Phlebotomy Certificate


Phlebotomy is a rewarding entry-level career for one who desires to work directly with patients. Quality collection of blood samples by phlebotomists is important for the patient's healthcare team to produce accurate laboratory results and determine proper medical treatments. This program will provide the education and skills needed to be a successful phlebotomist. The training program with Middlesex Community includes 120 hours of theory and skills lab training. Additionally, students will be placed into a 100–120-hour clinical externship to provide real-time learning in an active healthcare setting. Once the student has completed the program at MCC, they may choose to sit for a national phlebotomy certification on their own (separate fee from this program).  $2,699 tuition

Payment plan available 

Scrubs and textbook cost are separate fees:
Books = $100; Scrubs = $45

Fall 2024 Course Dates:

Online Theory via Zoom:  Mondays: September 23 - November 20 from 6p - 10p. 

No class October 14, November 11

On Campus Theory:  Wednesdays:  September 25 - November 20 from 6p - 9:45p.  Lowell MA campus

Skills Labs: Saturdays:  October 5 - November 23 from 8a - 3p.  Lowell MA campus

Off Site Clinical Externship - Between November 28 - January 10. Dates TBD.

The following requirements must be met: 
Read and sign the student Memo of Understanding
  1. Must have a high school diploma or GED
  2. Must have a valid photo ID (state ID or driver's license)
  3. Meet with Director prior to enrollment
  4. Agree to a CORI/SORI background check (must complete forms with MCC and provide valid photo ID (ie license or state issued photo ID)
  5. Complete Extensive Health Immunizations and physical

To apply email career_training@middlesex.edu

Last Modified: 7/16/24