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Chicago School of Phlebotomy

The Chicago School of Phlebotomy’s phlebotomy program is designed for beginners and lasts a total of 7 weeks with a focus on hands-on learning. Each class session includes practical blood draws performed on fellow class members under instructor supervision.

The program emphasizes learning various blood-drawing techniques, safety standards, and basic anatomy and physiology. Students also learn about HIPAA, patient rights, and professional conduct.

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Course Structure

The course is divided into four main parts:

  1. Lecture: 6-weeks of lectures and discussions, totaling approximately 2 hours per session, twice a week.
  2. Skills Lab: Practical instruction in the lab, including live venipunctures.
  3. Assessments: Students are evaluated through quizzes, a comprehensive final examination, and a final skills evaluation on venipuncture technique and professionalism.
  4. Clinical Externship: Following the on-site portion, a 40-hour clinical externship is conducted at a local healthcare facility, which is usually completed in one week.

Admission Requirements

To enroll, applicants must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.


The program’s fees include:

  • Registration Fee: $50
  • Tuition: $500
  • Laboratory Fee: $150
  • Books and Supplies: $100
  • Externship Fee: $100


The externship provides real-world clinical experience in various clinical settings within the Chicagoland area and Illinois. Requirements for the externship may include a TB test, criminal background check, and other facility-specific requirements.


Upon completion, students may opt to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) exam to become a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT). This certification is optional but can enhance job market competitiveness.

Testing Dates

The program offers several dates for the CPT exam throughout the year, with specific registration deadlines for each.

Payment Plans

CSP offers three different payment plans, allowing students to spread the cost over the duration of the program.

CostTotal: $800
(Registration Fee: $50, Tuition: $500, Laboratory Fee: $150, Books and Supplies: $100, Externship Fee: $100)
Duration7 Weeks
Class SchedulesTwo sessions per week for 6 weeks, each session 4 hours long
Online Classes?No
Location932 N. Wright St., Suite 168, Naperville, IL, 60563, USA
Phone(847) 886-9873
Email[email protected]

The Chicago School of Phlebotomy offers a 7-week phlebotomy training program. This comprehensive course includes hands-on training and a one-week clinical externship.

Located in Naperville, IL, the program costs $800 and does not offer online classes. It’s designed for those new to phlebotomy and emphasizes practical experience.

Duration7 Weeks
Location932 N. Wright St., Suite 168, Naperville, IL, 60563, USA
Phone(847) 886-9873
Online Classes?No