Certificate Program

Phlebotomy Technician

Start your career as a Phlebotomy Technician, mastering the art of blood collection and helping with diagnostic testing. This certificate program opens doors to the health care field.

About the Phlebotomy Technician Certificate

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Course length

12 weeks

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Time commitment


hours per week

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Salary Range

$35 - $37K

(entry level)
Tuition - $2,000*

*You can pay as little as $256 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

With your Phlebotomy Technician Certificate, you’ll have the skills and knowledge you need to launch your fulfilling career in health care. Program content will cover collecting blood and non-blood specimens for testing, human anatomy, medical terminology and professionalism in allied health. At the conclusion of the course, you’ll have the tools you need to ensure patient safety and comfort during the blood draw process. After completion of our phlebotomy training program, you will have the knowledge necessary to pass the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) exam, issued through the NHA (National Healthcareer Association). To earn full certification, students will be required to complete 30 venipunctures and 10 capillary sticks on a live person. Your student success coordinator with help to locate and secure a site to fulfill your clinical requirements.


Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Did you know?

Phlebotomy technicians in Massachusetts earn an average of $47,530 per year.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Is This Phlebotomy Technician Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Do you have a keen interest in health care and an innate drive to help others?
  • Are you searching for a career path that lets you join the workforce in a relatively short amount of time?
  • Are you eager to acquire hands-on skills and apply them in a health care environment?
  • Can you thrive in a dynamic setting, where adaptability and quick thinking are key?
  • Does the idea of working collaboratively with a team of health care professionals excite you?
  • Are you meticulous, with a knack for working with data, managing records or handling administrative tasks?
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Potential Careers

Upon completing your certificate and earning your credential, you will be prepared for exciting new roles, such as:

  • Phlebotomy Technician
  • Phlebotomist
  • Phlebotomist Manager
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Assistant

This Program is a Great Fit For:

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

Why Regis College?

For nearly 100 years, Regis College has empowered students to succeed academically, serve, and lead. Certificate programs through the Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offer:

  • Icon of a check mark Self-paced coursework
  • Icon of a check mark Online learning formats
  • Icon of a check mark Reputable career credentials
  • Icon of a check mark Skills for in-demand jobs
  • Icon of a check mark Specialized knowledge
  • Icon of a check mark Potential for higher salary
  • Icon of a check mark Degree completion pathways
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The courses online were great

"My two favorite parts of the course were, first, the simulations, which make you feel like you’re getting used to a new career. I also liked the go-at-your-own pace learning. It’s nice to know you can take a second, regroup, and try it all over again. For someone who’s going to school later in life, it was great."

Courtney Rosati
The MedCerts program was very easy to follow

"The certificate program taught me a lot about the physiology of the heart, more in-depth stuff I didn’t know. It gave me a better understanding of what I was looking at with the EKGs. I’m one of the more informed technicians at my current job because of this course."

James DeVogel
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Funding Options Are Available

The Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offers affordable and flexible pay-as-you-go options to make earning a professional certificate a reality for as many students as possible. Some certificate earners may even be eligible for tuition assistance through their employer.