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A career in Phlebotomy has been rated one of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Jobs”!
Phlebotomists draw blood from patients or donors in hospitals, blood banks, or health facilities for analysis and medical use. In this program you will also learn to perform diagnostic tests to assess a patient’s heart rhythm and rate and record the electrocardiogram (ECG).
The Phlebotomy + ECG Program at ANU is designed to prepare students for entry level careers as a phlebotomist and/or ECG technician and is now available 100% online. In this program, lecture and lab courses are completed 100% online with the aid of advanced electronic phlebotomy and ECG simulators. You’ll complete the hands-on portion of your education in an externship through a local doctor’s office or clinic.
The Phlebotomist + ECG program prepares students to sit for the National Certified Phlebotomy Technician (NCPT) and National ECG Technician (NCET) exams administered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT). With preparation for these certifications and hands-on experience in labs and externships, students in this program gain the knowledge and real-world experience needed to succeed in this career.
As a student in the Phlebotomy/ECG Program you will learn how to:
Phlebotomists are in high demand, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 23% growth rate between 2018-2028! This program prepares students for entry level work in the medical field and provides an excellent basis for advancement to associate’s degrees in health science, such as medical assisting.
¹While widely available, not all courses are available at all class times or offered every term. Check with a University Student Services representative.
²Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.
Distance = Synchronous video & asynchronous online learning.
Blended = Synchronous video & asynchronous online learning with limited on-campus residency.
See our eLearning page for details on our exciting and innovative course delivery methods.