About The Program
Phlebotomy is a 240-hour Certificate of Proficiency program that combines classroom instruction with clinical training. Program offerings exceed the certification requirements of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. ASUN Jonesboro Campus curriculum provides instruction with strong emphasis on technical skills, professional relationships, and workplace ethics. Graduates of the program are prepared to work in a hospital laboratory, doctor’s office, or free standing laboratory.
The phlebotomy program is an eight week program. Students will attend classes, Monday through Friday; 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Clinical hours will vary according to clinical rotation, but will always be eight hours. The first five weeks will be spent in classroom, the following three weeks in clinical sites.
Why become a Phlebotomist?
- It’s the perfect job where you can enjoy flexible hours and good pay. Many students go on to other programs of study such as nursing while working as a phlebotomist on weekends.
- The choice of employment options, such as contract staffing, temp to hire, direct placement, or working extra weekends a month are available to the graduates of this program.