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Phlebotomy Technician Programs

Program Overview

The Phlebotomy Technician training program prepares students to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) testing exam and receive national certification in Phlebotomy. We offer two Phlebotomy program options:

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Training Program Hours

The Phlebotomy Technician training program works to fulfill two student-centered aims. First, to prepare students for employment as a Phlebotomy Technician, and second, to qualify the students to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Testing exam. The exam is a national certification exam for phlebotomy technicians. Medstar Academy offers 40 learning hours to practice the necessary skills.

Standard Phlebotomy Technician Program

Program Overview

The total hours for our Phlebotomy program is 200 hours: 120 hours didactic and 80 hours externship.

Program Tuition & Fees

Tuition includes books and scrubs.
  • Registration Fee - $200
  • Tuition - $2,375
  • Scrub Set - $25
  • 10-Panel Drug Test - $40 (Approximate)
  • Tuberculosis Test - $40 (Approximate)
  • CPR and Basic Life Support (BLS) - $75
  • DPS Application Fee - $65
  • AZ Livescan DPS Fingerprinting - $29
  • Copy of AZ Livescan Card - $15
  • NHA Exam - $125
  • Phlebotomy Test Prep - $84
Additional fees may apply.

Payment Plans for Cash / Credit Paying Students

Pay registration fee of $200 upfront at the time of enrollment and then make either three biweekly payments or four biweekly payments. You may also put the entire program cost on a credit card. This will allow you to pay for your classes over an extended period of time.

All payments must be completed prior to the student being scheduled for their externship.

Standard Program Requirements

Admission Requirements (Prior to Class Start Date)
  • Pass admissions test
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide proof of Citizenship - Arizona State ID, Arizona Drivers License or US Passport
  • Social Security card
  • Pass a 10-panel drug test
  • Medical clearance
Completion Requirements (By the Last Day of Class)
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • Immune Status Panel - MMR Titers (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Varicella-Zoster virus IgG antibodies
  • Hepatitis B vaccination
  • DPS fingerprint card
  • TB test or chest x-ray (within last 6 months)
  • Minimum number of successful sticks completed
  • Satisfy any other requirements of training facility
  • No outstanding payments
  • Completed enrollment forms (externship site disclosure, release of liability, blood draw consent form, attendance sheets, class lab tracker, and externship lab tracker)
  • Copy of certificate of completion
Medical Marijuana & Drug Use Policy
Drug use is prohibited for any student participating in Medstar Academy’s programs, including classroom, laboratory, externship, and clinical environments. All students are required to submit negative urine drug screens. This policy also applies to students with a prescription for medical marijuana and/or a medical marijuana card.

Medstar Academy adheres to Arizona Revised Statutes § 15-108 which prohibits the possession and use of marijuana on a school campus by any person, with or without a prescription or card.

Fast Track Phlebotomy Technician Program

Program Overview

The Fast Track Phlebotomy program is a 4 week long, 2 days a week class with an emphasis on preparing students for employment as Phlebotomy Technicians and successfully passing the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Testing exam. You will learn all the fundamentals of Phlebotomy with hands-on experience. During this time you will be able to successfully complete 30 needlesticks (or more) and 10 capillary sticks - which are required to take your NHA exam.

Program Tuition & Fees

Our program includes books, supplies, and lots of one on one training.
  • Tuition - $999.99 ($333 due at time of registration)

Payment Plans for Cash / Credit Paying Students

$333 is due upfront at the time of enrollment. Remaining payments can be made biweekly. You may also put the entire program cost on a credit card. This will allow you to pay for your classes over an extended period of time.

All payments must be completed prior to the student being scheduled for their externship.

Fast Track Program Requirements

Admission Requirements (Prior to Class Start Date)
  • Pass admissions test
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide proof of Citizenship - Arizona State ID, Arizona Drivers License, or US Passport
  • Social Security card
Completion Requirements (By the Last Day of Class)
  • DPS fingerprint card
  • Minimum number of successful sticks completed
  • Satisfy any other requirements of training facility
  • No outstanding payments
  • Completed enrollment forms (release of liability, blood draw consent form, attendance sheets)
  • Copy of certificate of completion
Medical Marijuana & Drug Use Policy
Drug use is prohibited for any student participating in Medstar Academy’s programs, including classroom, laboratory, externship, and clinical environments. All students are required to submit negative urine drug screens. This policy also applies to students with a prescription for medical marijuana and/or a medical marijuana card.

Medstar Academy adheres to Arizona Revised Statutes § 15-108 which prohibits the possession and use of marijuana on a school campus by any person, with or without a prescription or card.

Phlebotomy Technician Class Schedule

 
Classes Per Week
Days Class Meets On
Class Times
Start Date
Fast Track Class - 4 Weeks
Two Days a Week
Monday and Wednesday
5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
The next class starts on July 15, 2024. Please call (623) 773-9000 to register.
Weekend Class - 10 Weeks
Two Days a Week
Tuesday and Saturday
Tues 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM and Sat 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The next class starts on September 10, 2024. Please call (623) 773-9000 to register.
15
Jul
2024
Fast Track Class - 4 Weeks
Two Days a Week
Meets:
Monday and Wednesday
Time:
5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Please call (623) 773-9000 to register.
10
Sep
2024
Weekend Class - 10 Weeks
Two Days a Week
Meets:
Tuesday and Saturday
Time:
Tues 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM and Sat 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Please call (623) 773-9000 to register.
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