Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Bitterroot College's Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Program is being offered as an in-person program for spring 2022. However, if the local COVID-19 situation changes, the program could transition to remote delivery via live, interactive videoconferencing (equipment and internet access would be provided to students as needed). Full or partial refunds will NOT be provided if a transition to remote delivery occurs.

Bitterroot College Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) program is a Workforce Training program which does not require college admission.

The Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work includes terminology, anatomy and physiology, blood collection procedures, specimen hands-on practice, and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Program prepares students to take the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.

Bitterroot College Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) program provides 91 hours of classroom and laboratory instruction. Optional clinical externship of 80 hours is available upon successful completion of CPT exam.

Application, Cost, Dates, and Deadlines

Next Program Offering

  • Application/Fee Deadline:  September 27, 2022
  • Program Start Date: Ooctober 4, 2022
  • Program Fee: $2,260 (see Program Information for fee assistance options)

Download Program Information and Application

 Future Program Dates

  • Future Program Start Date: TBD

Employment Outlook

Phlebotomist jobs are predicted to grow nationally by 25% between 2016 and 2026. The median national annual salary for Phlebotomists is $34,480; in Montana, the median annual salary is $29,860For more employment information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, Projections Central, and Montana's Informational Wage Rates by Occupation.

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