Phlebotomy Technician Program (120 hours/$718)


Phlebotomy is the practice of obtaining blood for testing purposes. This program is an in-depth study of phlebotomy and the related skills required by the phlebotomist to function in the healthcare setting. Students will complete 72 hours of course work in order to prepare for the national certification exam through National Healthcareer Association (NHA). For more information on NHA go to

This program consists of 72 hours of lecture and 48 hours of clinical activities in a lab environment.

Continuing Education Office

Johnson County Campus
2112 Mayfield Parkway
Administration Building Room 116

Hill County Campus
112 Lamar Dr.
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Cafeteria Bldg., Ste. 77 B



***New Payment Plan Starts November 24***

2/4/19 to 3/20/19 or

6/3/19 to 7/10/19 or

10/7/19 to 11/13/19

Except Holidays
Johnson County Campus-Marti Building
6PM to 10PM 
Mon, Tues, and Wed.
Clinical Rotation is not included

*Clinical Rotation: Dates and Times TBD. Clinical Rotations are typically conducted Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May have to travel approximately 60 miles one way to a facility for clinical rotation. There is no guarantee of the location that the student will attend.*

Registration Requirements

  1. CPR for healthcare providers
  2. Registration Form
  3. General Requirements--Must be 18 years old, High School Transcript or GED
  4. Identification--Valid Government Issued ID or Driver License and Social Security Card
  5. Vaccines Required

Required Immunizations based on Texas Administrative Code (§ 97.64 § 97.65) &  CDC, and clinical facility contractual requirements. All Healthcare students must complete the following requirements prior to being allowed to have patient contact.

  • Tetanus-Diphtheria Vaccine.
    1. Students must show receipt of one dose of tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis vaccine (Tdap). In addition, one dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine must have been received within the last seven years. Td vaccine is an acceptable substitute, if Tdap vaccine is medically contraindicated.
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Vaccines.
    1. Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of a measles-containing vaccine administered since January 1, 1968 (preferably MMR vaccine).
    2. Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of vaccination of two doses of a mumps vaccine.
    3. Students must show, prior to patient contact, acceptable evidence of one dose of rubella vaccine.
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine.
    1. Students are required to receive a complete series of hepatitis B vaccine prior to the start of direct patient care.
  • Varicella Vaccine.
    1. Students are required to have received two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.
  • Influenza Vaccine
    1. Seasonal
  • TB Skin Test
    1. TB 2-step

*Titers: Antibody titer is a laboratory test that measures the level of antibodies in a blood sample. In some situations, your health care provider may check your antibody titer to see if you had an infection in the past (for example, chickenpox) or to decide which immunizations you need. To obtain information please see your family doctor.

  1. Provide proof of personal health insurance information for the duration of the class and clinical or sign a medical release form
  2. We will conduct a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (TDADS) Background Check at the time of registration

Clinical Requirements

At the time that the student is placed at a clinical facility, students will be required to complete a drug test immediately at an approved test sitePLAB 1060: Clinical/Phlebotomy may be taken only after successful completion of PLAB 1023: Basic Phlebotomy.


  • Student will complete the National Exam upon successful completion of the Phlebotomy program.
    • Student will be responsible for the National Exam Fee of $115
    • The application for the National Exam is available through National Healthcareer Association (NHA)   
    • The National Exam will be conducted at the Hill College Testing Center