Phlebotomy technicians make up to $45,190/year in the state of Texas! Common areas of work include hospitals, clinics, commercial laboratories, medical offices, and blood banks.
The job of a phlebotomist is a rewarding career that can also be a stepping stone to future careers such as medical assistants, lab techs, or nursing.
We prepare students to perform a variety of blood collection methods. Upon completion
of this hands-on training, students will be able to seek employment as phlebotomy
Workforce Solutions (WIOA) Eligible
Students choosing this academic pathway may receive funding and other financial assistance and support from Workforce Solutions. See www.facebook.com/PermianBasinWorkforce, call (432) 367-1449 (option 5), or open the flyer for information on the services they provide in partnership with Midland College. The Workforce Solutions office is located on Midland College's main campus, in room 138 of the Technology Center (TC) Building. Note: Students receiving federal and state financial aid are not eligible for WIOA assistance.
Why choose Phlebotomy @ MC?
Midland College works in partnership with several hospitals and clinics in our surrounding
area to provide a quality, hands-on training experience.
CLASS TIMES ALLOW STUDENTS TO WORK
- Class room training: Wednesday evening, 6 pm – 10 pm
- Clinical training: 80 hours, 2-3 days/evenings per week
- MC Phlebotomy instructor for over a decade.
- An experienced phlebotomist who effectively communicates the skills, abilities, and knowledge that her students need to be successful in this course and to be prepared to work in a healthcare environment.
Join Our Program
Click Links Below for Details
- PLAB1023: Phlebotomy Classroom
Meets Wednesday, 6 – 10 pm
- PLAB1060: Phlebotomy Clinical
80 clinical hours will be scheduled with local healthcare facilities to provide the student with experience in phlebotomy skills. The clinicals will be 2–3 days/week and will be the hours of 7 am – 3 pm, 3 pm – 11 pm, or 11 pm – 7 am.
The clinical course is an unpaid learning experience.
- Total 136 hours/13.6 CEUs
Advanced Technology Center (ATC)
3200 W. Cuthbert
Midland Memorial Hospital, Midland Memorial (West), ReGen Spa, Martin County Hospital, Scenic Mountain Medical Center (Big Spring), Rankin County Hospital, Ward Memorial Hospital (Monahans).
- Must be 18 years or older
- Copy of photo ID or driver’s license
- Copy of social security card
- Copy of current CPR certification
Must be American Heart Association, BLS, within past 2 years.
Midland College CPR Courses
CPR courses as part of our Risk Management Training program. Browse course offerings at the link below or call (432) 683-2832 for details.
Risk Management Training Course Offerings
- Copy of high school diploma/GED
- Copy of health insurance card
- Copy of Immunizations:
- Flu (October - March)
- Tetanus (Td or Tdap) - within last 10 years
- MMR - must have 2 shots if born after 1957
- Hepatitis B series - must have all 3 shots
- Tuberculosis (TB) test (negative result) - within last 12 months
- Varicella (chicken pox) - 2 doses required
If you have had chicken pox, download, print, and complete this form:
Documenting History of Illness (pdf)
- All immunizations must be complete prior to registration
- Pass criminal background check - processed by MC
- Drug Screen will be managed through the Viewpoint application. Please wait for instructions to proceed with the drug screen.
Classroom MaterialsPens, pencils, highlighters, folders, and paper
UniformScrubs: hunter green (top) and khaki (bottom), safety glasses or eyeglasses
Available at the MC Bookstore, located at the MC main campus: 3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
Phlebotomy PatchAvailable at the Midland College Bookstore
TextbookPhlebotomy Essentials 7th ed. Ruth McCall & Cathee M. Tankersly
Available at the Midland College Bookstore
Application StepsStep 1 - Complete the application and upload documents at Viewpoint Screening
Step 2 - Once the approval is complete, call us at (432) 681-6354 to complete the payment of $749 and complete the program registration.
Step 3 - Drug Screen will be managed through the Viewpoint application. Please wait for instructions to proceed with the drug screen.
Total Program COST = $749
- Classroom Tuition - $300
- Clinical Tuition - $449
Health Sciences Continuing Education Scholarships
Scholarships are available for qualified applicants. Apply in the department office with proof of household income and a one-page essay expressing goals and financial needs.
Workforce Solutions Scholarship
Contact Priscilla Trejo at (432) 367-1449 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Midland Memorial Health Scholarship at Midland College
(Certified Nurse Aide & Phlebotomy Only)
Visit www.midlandhealth.org/foundation/scholarship-programs for details.
As a Phlebotomy Technician student, expect
- Classes on Wednesday, 6 – 10 pm
- Clinical hours, TBA
- Work closely with a small group of students
- 5 - 10 hours/week outside of class study time to be successful
- 56 hours of classroom instruction
- 80 hours of clinical instruction
Upon Successful Completion of the Program
Be prepared to take a certification exam:
- The American Society for Clinical Pathology exam, PBT (ASCP), $135, or
- The National Health Career Association exam, CPT (NHA), $117
Call (432) 681-6354
to Schedule an Advisor/Registration Appointment
Advanced Technology Center
3200 W. Cuthbert