Phlebotomy Studies

Why Choose NPC's Phlebotomy Studies?

NPC offers both theory and practice of phlebotomy as well as training in specimen processing. Phlebotomy classes are offered at different times and on different days each semester at both the White Mountain Campus in Show Low and the Little Colorado Campus in Winslow.

Tuition costs at NPC are among the lowest in the state. You spend less to gain quality education in this specialized field.

About Our Program

  • The four-credit hour course, HES 109 Phlebotomy, has two hours per week devoted to lecture and four hours of lab class.
  • You will learn both the theory and practice of phlebotomy with in-class training and practice in specimen collection as well as a practicum (externship) conducted at local labs.

Degree/Certificate Options

  • An NPC certificate of completion indicating the number of successful phlebotomy procedures completed by each student is offered at the conclusion of the course.
  • Students may be eligible to acquire the Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) association following completion of this course.
  • The course is also required as part of the Medical Assistant (MDA) program.

Career Opportunities

Phlebotomists, special clinical lab technicians who collect blood samples, should find excellent job opportunities increasing 25 percent through the 2024 decade according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. While hospitals will remain the major employers, growth is also expected in ambulatory health care service facilities such as physician offices and medical clinics and labs.

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, median annual salary in Arizona for phlebotomists is:

  • $30,900  (May 2017, SOC 31-9097)

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Cathy Reed, Secretary to the Dean

White Mountain Campus - Show Low  Ponderosa Center, Rm. 111

(800) 266-7845 ext. 6136
(928) 532-6790

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires all colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."  Gainful employment disclosure information can be found for specific programs regarding tuition and fees and median loan debt, completion and job placement rates, and jobs related to the program on the web page for each program area.

We hope this information is helpful to our current and prospective students as you make your career and educational choices. For more information on Gainful Employment requirements, please read this letter from the U.S. Department of Education (7-page PDF).


    Information on all eligible NPC programs can be found in the Gainful Employment Data Archives.