Phlebotomists draw blood for tests, transfusions, research and blood donations. They provide a vital link in today’s health care field. A person’s blood is key in modern medical diagnosis and treatment and contains information that can be used to diagnose and treat many diseases.
Jackson College Offers the following program options:
Jackson College offers a skill set in phlebotomy that may be completed in one semester. It can be used on its own or combined with another allied health or nursing program at the College. The phlebotomy program will prepare students to sit for the national certification exam.
Phlebotomists may work in a hospital, doctor’s office, laboratory, clinic or blood donation center.
Median wages for phlebotomists in Michigan were $13.50 per hour, or $28,100 per year.
Demand for phlebotomists is expected to increase about 27 percent in the coming years.