Nov 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Phlebotomy Certificate

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CIP 511009 (PHL2)

Phlebotomy is the acquired professional skill of performing vein punctures (drawing blood). The Phlebotomy Certificate is a fifteen-week class that meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the spring and fall semesters. This eight-credit certificate includes six credits of lecture/didactic information and two credits of clinical internship. 120 hours of clinical internship are required for the program.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College
  • Students must first contact the Phlebotomy Program at 303-797-5822 to be placed on the phlebotomy applicant list. The applicant list is generated in the semester prior to the start of the program. After the list closes, applications are mailed to each applicant on the list. Twenty students are then selected from the applications received.
  • Students must submit program application by May 31st for Fall start and by October 31st for Spring Start.

Program Requirements

Major Courses (7 credit hours)

Total: 7 credit hours

Graduation Requirements

  • Apply for graduation online at
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.
  • Please contact the MLT Department Chair if you have any questions about these academic requirements.
  • Information regarding occupations, completion rates, placement rates, program costs and median loan debt may be found at

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