Start a Career After Just a Few Weeks of Phlebotomy Training.
As a Phlebotomist, you'll collect, transport, handle and process blood and other specimens for medical analysis. You'll work with both patients and other healthcare professionals.
Phlebotomists work in settings as varied as physician offices and medical clinics, hospitals and commercial laboratories.
In the Omaha area, your phlebotomy training certification starts at NMC.
- We offer an accelerated curriculum (5 or 6 weeks) and a non-accelerated curriculum (9 weeks) that include classroom instruction and hands-on clinical practice at our campus laboratories as well as in actual clinical laboratories at affiliated hospitals.
- The Phlebotomy certificate includes 180 clock hours.
Phlebotomist Salary & Job Outlook
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, phlebotomists in the United States had a median salary of $31,630 per year ($15.21 per hour) in May 2015, with a much faster than average projected job growth of 25% between 2014 and 2024.
Phlebotomy Professional Organizations
- American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
- American Medical Technologists (AMT)
- American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)
- National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification examination enabling them to be certified Phlebotomy Technician, PBT (ASCP).