Programs And Courses

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy Technician

Learn about our Diploma program (039P) —Gettysburg/Harrisburg/Lancaster/Lebanon/York. We also offer a non-credit course —Harrisburg/Lancaster. 

What Is a Phlebotomy Technician?

A phlebotomy technician is a customer-oriented healthcare professional. A phlebotomy technician is responsible for the proper identification, collection and acceptance of specimens for clinical laboratory testing.


How Do I Enroll in the Program?

This is a selective program. Your admission to HACC does not guarantee your admission to the clinical component of the program.

You will begin as a pre-phlebotomy student. You will need to work with your advisor to apply to the clinical/core component of the program.

You must submit the following documents to the Program Director: 

  • Phlebotomy Essential Qualifications (entire document). You must ensure it is initialed and signed.
  • Phlebotomy Checksheet. It must include completed contact information and signatures.

Download Admission Criteria, Point System, Essential Qualifications and Application (pdf, rev 8/5/14).

Download Course requirements/suggested schedule (pdf).

Download the Phlebotomy FAQ (pdf, rev 8/2014). 


Where Does HACC Hold Classes?

HACC offers the complete program at the Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York Campuses.


How Much Does the Program Cost?

Download Estimated Expenses (pdf, rev 5/2014).


How Long Are Clinicals?

HACC sequences clinicals in two semesters.


How Do I Apply for Clinicals?

Apply online using Survey Monkey for the Fall 2015 semester at the Harrisburg Campus. Our deadline is May 1. This will be a blended, online course.

Apply online using Survey Monkey for the Fall 2015 semester at the York Campus. Our deadline is May 1. This will be a blended, online course.


What Degree Will I Earn? Will I Be Eligible for Credentials? 

HACC will award you a diploma upon successful completion.

You are eligible to sit for the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Phlebotomist Certification upon successful completion. Certain employers may require this certification.


Where Can I Get More Information?


What Is the Phlebotomy 100 Course?

This is an introduction to phlebotomy for allied health professionals. You can take it as a two-credit course.

Experienced healthcare professionals can take this as non-credit course. The course will help you refresh old skills and gain new ones. It is a 30-hour course. This course DOES NOT qualify you to sit for the phlebotomy certification exam.

Most hospitals require phlebotomists to be certified.

Most nurse aides, medical assistants, RNs, LPNs, EMTs and paramedics take this course.

HACC offers this course as blended format. You can take the course at:

  • Harrisburg in the spring, summer and fall.
  • Lancaster in the spring and fall.
  • York during the Summer semester.

Download PBT 100 FAQ (pdf, rev 8/2014).


Who Can I Contact for More Information?

Health Careers


717-780-1988 or 800-222-4222, ext. 211988


Phlebotomy Program Office

HACC Harrisburg Campus

Select Medical Health Education Building, Room 114

One HACC Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17110


Noncredit Healthcare Education - For Phlebotomy 100 only

717-221-1352 or 800-222-4222, ext. 211352.

HACC Harrisburg Campus

Blocker Hall, Room 221

One HACC Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17110