About our program

Complete Green River's MA-Phlebotomy program in one quarter, then immediately start your entry-level, living-wage healthcare career.

This certificate prepares students with the knowledge, experience, exposure and confidence to collect blood from patients. The coursework includes basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, ethical, legal and regulatory issues, safety measures, infection control, special collections, how to avoid errors, and successful blood collection and transfer of blood specimens in our current industry. Skills and techniques acquired in this certificate are venous and capillary blood collections, EKG and vital signs.

  • Affordable and quick 8 credit certificate
  • Students will be eligible to take the national board exam upon satisfactory completion of this program
  • Job variety and stability
  • Provides experience in the medical field that can further your career
  • You get to work with a variety of people and help save lives

photo of Phlebotomy students and faculty at Green River College

Degrees & Certificates


Applications and Admissions

Admission Requirements

Disqualifying Factors

Mandatory Orientation

  • July 11, 3 - 4 p.m. in SC 137
  • July 20, 3 - 4 p.m. in SC 137
  • August 14, 3 - 4 p.m. in SC 134

Potential Funding Opportunities

Current Students

Contact & Location

  • Email for general inquiries
  • Call for appointment: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
  • Health Occupation Admissions
    Career & Advising Center
    Student Affairs & Success Building, 104

Faculty Listing


  • Occupations: Phlebotomist, Medical Lab Assistant
  • Earnings: Range from $15.32 to $17.47 an hour, entry to mid-level.
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