Phlebotomy Certificate

What Follows is the Program Outline.

This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer. Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable.

Any Semester

ALH 1001The Terminology of The Health Field


ALH 1252Principles and Practices of Phlebotomy


Total Credit Hours: 9

ALH 1001 is a pre-requisite and/or co-requisite for ALH 1252. Students who want to take ALH 1001 concurrently with ALH 1252 must see a Counselor.

All students will be required to have a criminal background check and a 10-panel urine drug screen prior to beginning ALH 1252. A felony and certain misdemeanors may prevent you from working in a healthcare setting. A two-step TB Skin Test is also required for admission to ALH 1252. The Hepatitis B Vaccination series is strongly recommended. Additional immunization verification, a seasonal flu shot, and CPR Certification may also be required prior to beginning ALH 1252 based on clinical assignment.

Students must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or GED to meet the qualifications to take the ASCP Phlebotomy Certification Exam.