Phlebotomists enjoy rewarding careers as vital members of the healthcare team―trained to draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations or research. They also label, sort and record blood specimens; prepare blood smears; and provide comfort to patients during blood draws.
Once You Complete the Program
Phlebotomists are usually employed at a hospital, clinic, laboratory or healthcare facility. Many are able to set their own schedule.
Selection for the Phlebotomy program is on a first-come, first-served basis. This is based on submission of the requirements outlined in the Phlebotomy Application Book.
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Phlebotomy Program Information Sessions
Free information sessions are held periodically throughout the year. Upcoming sessions:
- 07/16/2020 - ONLINE: Health Science Showcase
- 08/20/2020 - Phlebotomy Information Session
- 09/17/2020 - Phlebotomy Information Session
- 10/15/2020 - Phlebotomy Information Session
Applying to the Phlebotomy Program
Health Science Application Process
- Complete the IRSC Pre-Admission Questionnaire.
- Create an Account/Sign in to your account (this is NOT your Pioneer Portal Account).
- Submit your payment for the application fee (this will open a new window).
- Go back to your original application window, place a check mark in the box if you have read and understand the information and then click on Submit.
- An email will be sent to the email address you provided when you created the account.
- Use this link to access your application and upload additional application materials required.
To complete an in-progress application, return to the IRSC's Admissions Application site and sign into your account using the Sign In Button at the top right corner of the page with the credentials you created when you submitted your application. Once you’re signed in, select the application type of the application you started under Admissions on the right. You’ll see your in-progress application under Your Applications with a status of Not Submitted. Click on the link to complete it.
To review your application status, return to the IRSC's Admissions Application site and sign into your account using the Sign In Button at the top right corner of the page with the credentials you created when you submitted your application. Once you’re signed in, select the application type of the application you started under Admissions on the right. You’ll see your submitted application under Your Applications – click on it to see actions required.
Additional Program Information
This is a national organization which supplements and complements the health occupations education curriculum. HOSA provides students in secondary, postsecondary and collegiate programs with opportunities to develop personal, leadership and career skills needed by healthcare providers. HOSA helps develop the total person, not just job-specific skills. The rapidly changing healthcare system needs workers who are technically skilled, people-oriented and capable of accepting leadership positions as a member of a team. Join now.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for PhlebotomyTo view and print an Academic Plan/Guided Pathway, double-click on the program title.
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
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