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quinebaug valley community college

Course of Study Phlebotomy Certificate

Contact Information

Timothy Shizume
Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator, Medical Laboratory Technician

Phlebotomy Certificate Course of Study

Fall Semester

  • MED 125 Medical terminology, 3 credits
  • HLT 103 Investigations in Health Care, 3 credits
  • HLT 141 techniques of Phlebotomy, 4 credits

Spring Semester

  • HLT 170 Medical Law & Ethics, 3 credits
  • HLT 294 Phlebotomy Practicum, 3 credits

Additional Program Information

  • Please note, this is a suggested plan of study for a full-time student. Part-time students may have their schedule adjusted accordingly. Students must meet with their academic advisor each semester prior to registering for classes.
  • Some courses are offered online while some may be offered as a hybrid course (meet on campus once a week and the rest of the work is done online)
  • Students must earn a B or better in HLT 141 prior to be eligible for HLT 294 Phlebotomy Practicum. Students are required to show proof of physical examination; MMR, varicella and Hepatitis B immunity; Tetanus shot within past 5 years; and a negative TB test prior to being accepted for any internship courses. Internship sites may require students to undergo a criminal background check.
  • Certificate transfers into both the Medical Assisting and Medical Laboratory Technician Degrees.
  • Students may need additional courses in remedial math and/or English.