Certified Phlebotomy Technician 1 (CPT1)
The Fee Based Accelerated Program is not currently accepting applications. Please check this website periodically for information and program updates.
The Tuition Free Program start date is January 18, 2023!
Application process has started. Please follow the steps below (steps 1-3).
Supported by California Adult Education Program (CAEP)
About Our Program:
Evening class sessions to accommodate working students.
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:
- Students attend 84 hours of didactic in classroom lessons.
- 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. 6 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)
- Online Readiness Quiz-Will help you to determine if this program is the right fit for you.
Tuition-Free - Supported by California Adult Education Program Funds
For more information please contact us at 209.575.7889.
How to Apply? Follow these steps:
- RSVP for a Mandatory Meeting
- Mandatory Meeting: November 28, 2022 @ 6:00 pm. (Meeting is at capacity)
- Mandatory Meeting: December 5, 2022 @ 6:00 pm. (Meeting is at capacity)
- No additional Mandatory Meetings are planned. If you have not attended a meeting your application will not be accepted.
- Check in and attend a Mandatory Information Meeting
- Must be 18 years or older to apply
- Must have high school diploma or equivalency certificate and provide proof
- Complete and Submit the Phlebotomy Program Application with required documents.
**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:
- Previously taken the MJC Reading Accuplacer test and place at English 100 (or equivalent) or higher, OR
- Have taken MJC English 100 or higher AND passed with a grade of C or better, OR
- Have an AA degree or higher from a U.S. college/university OR
- 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:
Please click this LINK for information on having transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved entity.
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Phlebotomy Program Advisory Committee Minutes
Fall 2019 Cohort
Spring 2019 Cohort
Fall 2018 Cohort
Spring 2018 Cohort