Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.
More and more health care providers recognize how important a phlebotomist’s knowledge and skills are to patient satisfaction. A skilled phlebotomist can collect quality blood samples with a minimum of pain. And quality blood samples can impact the quality of test results. Phlebotomists are an integral part of the health care system. The phlebotomy certificate program at Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN aims to prepare you to be a phlebotomist with a short but intense course of study. The program includes an internship.View Catalog or Request Info
Skills & Knowledge
- Collect and process blood samples
- Identify variables that affect test accuracy
Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree. Starting Fall 2018, LSC will charge the same rates regardless of a student’s state of residence. Non-Minnesota residents will pay the same tuition rates as Minnesota residents.
The phlebotomy certificate may be completed with 14 credits if pre-program requirements are met. See the Program Guide for details.
Potential Career Opportunities
- Phlebotomy services technician
- Patient service technician
- Medical lab assistant
- Phlebotomy technician