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Phlebotomy Technician Diploma

Learn to Draw Blood for Testing, Research, or Donation

Phlebotomy Technician Diploma

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Phlebotomy technicians play an important role in medical care. By drawing blood samples and preparing them for lab analysis, phlebotomy technicians can help ensure a correct medical condition diagnosis, contribute to research, or screen blood bank donations. You can learn the skills a phlebotomy technician needs to know in as few as two months* with Concorde in Memphis or Southaven.


Skill Building

Learn how to draw blood from veins (venipuncture) and capillaries

Versatile Curriculum

Develop record-keeping, patient screening, and patient communication skills. Graduate prepared to take a certification exam offered by AMCA, NCCT or NHA†

Flexible Class Schedules

Convenient class schedule makes it possible to continue working while you study

Complete your diploma in as few as two months*

Phlebotomy Technician Diploma Curriculum

Concorde’s phlebotomy technician diploma provides foundational medical and health care concepts along with practical skills for taking blood samples.

In this hands-on program, you can learn to:

  • Take patient histories
  • Perform blood draws
  • Log and record samples
  • Follow procedures for controlling infection
  • Understand the health care system

You’ll also develop communication skills for working within medical teams and learn to support patients who may be anxious about having blood samples taken.

  • Healthcare Concepts
  • Phlebotomy Procedures

† Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

*Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

**Concorde will pay the examination fee for students who have met the graduation requirements wishing to take the AMCA certification exam. Concorde will not cover second exam attempts or other certification exam fees.

Certification Exams and Next Steps

The knowledge and skills this program teaches can prepare you for a range of third-party certifications in phlebotomy, including those from:

  • The American Medical Certification Association© (AMCA)
  • The National Center for Competency Testing© (NCCT)
  • The National Healthcareer Association® (NHA)

These certification tests are optional. If you want to pursue certification, you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for the exams you are interested in taking. Concorde will cover testing fees for one attempt at the AMCA exam for interested graduates.**

If you’re interested in gaining additional knowledge and skills, the credit you earn in the Phlebotomy Technician Diploma can be applied toward our nine-month Medical Assistant Diploma program. The phlebotomy diploma is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid Funding also know as Title IV funding.

Take the Next Step Now

Want to learn important skills for phlebotomy faster than you thought you could? Contact Concorde in Memphis or Southaven today to learn if our two-month diploma program is right for you!