PT71 Phlebotomy Technology Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit (DUAL-ENROLLMENT ONLY)

Offered at the COI Site (DUAL-ENROLLMENT ONLY)

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 18

Program Description

The Phlebotomy Technology Specialist Dual-Enrollment program educates students to collect blood and process blood and body fluids. Phlebotomy technicians typically work in concert with clinical laboratory personnel and other health care providers in hospitals or other health care facilities. Topics covered include human anatomy, anatomical terminology, venipuncture, and clinical practice.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age*
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope*
  • Meet assessment requirements

Readmission Policy

Readmission into the Phlebotomy program following a two semester gap will require:

Readmission in the Phlebotomy program following a one semester gap will require:

  • Reapply to the program
  • Successfully complete written comprehensive exam from PHLT 1030 with a minimum of 75%
  • Successfully complete a skills check off. Deficiencies will result in the student repeating the PHLT 1030 course.

Program Courses

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note:  While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

  • Age requirement and high school diploma/GED are waived for High School dual enrollment students.

Contact Us

Robert Hires, M.S.P.H., Program Coordinator


Phone: 770.412.5754


Program Courses

First Term

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body


ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences


ALHS 1040Introduction to Health Care


PHLT 1030Introduction to Venipuncture


Second Term

PHLT 1050Clinical Practice


Documentation of a physical examination is turned in during the first PHLT term with an accompanying completed drug screen and a background check sheet.

Note: Grading standards for Phlebotomy courses are very stringent. For students to progress to the next course of study, a minimum grade of C must be maintained. Students who are unsuccessful maintaining a C within the PHLT 1030 curriculum will be advised to choose another program of study.