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City Colleges of Chicago Phlebotomy Program

City Colleges of Chicago offers a Basic Certificate (BC) in Phlebotomy that prepares students for certification through the National Phlebotomy Association (NPA), American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), and American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT).

Phlebotomists are crucial in the healthcare system, responsible for drawing blood specimens for laboratory testing, and can progress to laboratory technicians or technologists.

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Program Requirements and Pathway

The program requires a total of 16 credit hours, including courses in medical terminology (BIOLOGY 120), and two practicum and seminar courses in phlebotomy (PHLEB 109 and PHLEB 209). The curriculum is designed for both full-time and part-time students, with course selections advised by a college advisor.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Phlebotomy program is selective and competitive. Applicants must submit a complete application, provide a high school transcript or GED certificate, and meet English prerequisites. The application periods are March to May for the Fall semester and September to December for the Spring semester. Students are encouraged to prepare their applications thoroughly, as not all qualified applicants will be admitted.

For more detailed information, interested individuals can visit the program’s webpage or contact the program directly at (312) 850-7375. The program’s details are also available online at

CostNot specified
DurationTotal Hours: 16 (BIOLOGY 120, PHLEB 109, and PHLEB 209 courses)
Class SchedulesFull-time and part-time options available
Online Classes?No
Location180 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
PhoneGeneral: (773) 265-5343
Program-specific: (312) 850-7375
WebsiteCity Colleges of Chicago Phlebotomy Program