Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 Program

Phlebotomy Technician Program Information (Please Click)

 Funded by CA Adult Education Program (CAEP)

Students will be responsible to pay a non-refundable fee of $250.00 for supplies and services upon acceptance to the Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT1) Program (subject to change)

About Our Program:

We strive to give students a strong foundation in the principles of phlebotomy and prepare students to successfully pass a National Phlebotomy Certification Examination through:

  • 60 hours of classroom instruction 
  • 40 hours of externship: Practical Instruction in a Clinical Setting. Students are scheduled Monday-Friday for an 8-hour workday. During this time students must complete a minimum of 50 successful venipunctures, with a stretch goal of 100 or more. Ten skin punctures two arterial (observed) blood draws are completed in class.

This program is designed to be completed in approx. 3-4 months 

Not required but recommended for success:

  • AP 50 - Elementary Human Anatomy - Physiology (4 Units)
  • BIO 116 - Biology A Human Perspective (3 Units)
  • MDAST 321 - Medical Terminology (3 Units)

Tuition Free - Supported by California Adult Education Program Funds

For more information please contact us at 209.575.7889.

How to Apply?

  • Sign Up for Mandatory Information Meeting. 
  • The next program will begin Fall 2020. 
  • Next Mandatory Meeting date to be announced.  Please check  back periodically for information.
  • Limited Seating, RSVP is required.
  • Attend a Mandatory Information Meeting. 
  •  Complete and Submit the Phlebotomy Program Application. 
 **Please note, only the applications from participants who attend and sign in at a mandatory meeting will be accepted.


Important Information and Links 


You must provide documentation with your application that you have met the reading requirement. 

This can be done as follows: 

  1. Previously taken the MJC Reading Accuplacer test and place at Reading 82 (or equivalent) or higher, OR 
  2. Have taken MJC Reading 82 or 184 or higher AND passed with a grade of C or better, OR
  3. Have an AA degree or higher from a U.S. college/university OR 
  4. Take the MJC Guided Self Placement Test for English and receive a score of 4 or higher.  Please click this LINK and follow the instructions. *Please note:  You must have a current MJC student ID # (W#) and MJC email address to take this test.  If you do not have a current MJC student ID # (w#) click this LINK to apply and receive an MJC student ID#.  Once you have received an ID# you will need to activate your MJC email address. 

Information for International Students: 

For information on having transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved entity, contact the MJC Evaluations Office, mjcevaluations@mjc.edu or (209) 575-6605 before applying.

  Susan Anderson, Phlebotomy Program Director                                                                          

Susanne Anderson, RN, MICN, RPT (AMT)
Phlebotomy Program Director


Workforce Development Department
Miriam Medina
Administrative Specialist
209 575-7889


Phlebotomy Program Instructors
Susanne Anderson, RN, MICN, RPT
Minh Beebout, CLS, ASCP, SM, POCT
Rebeca Carlos, CPT-1, AA
ASCP Board of Certification (Passing the National Exam):
Click this link:  
Link to the CDPH-LFS Phlebotomy Page - Getting Licensed as a Phlebotomist in California


Fall 2019 Cohort

Phlebotomy Program Students Fall 2019 Cohort

 Spring 2019 Cohort

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Fall 2018 Cohort

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  Spring 2018 Cohort

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