Applications for the Phlebotomy program are open year-round. This program begins multiple times a year at the Avon Park and DeSoto campus with varying schedules. Please contact once you have submitted your admissions application.

South Florida State College’s (SFSC) Career Certificate in Phlebotomy prepares you for employment as a phlebotomist. 

You will acquire skills in:Phlebotomy

  • communication
  • leadership
  • human relations
  • employment

The Career Certificate in Phlebotomy:

  • is 165 contact hours
  • is a limited access program with only 12 students accepted each time the program is offered
  • requires students to be at least 18 years of age
  • requires applicants to complete an online SFSC application and select Phlebotomy major/program

Courses in Program

Prefix Number Course Title Contact Hours
HCP 0940 Phlebotomy Practicum 75
    Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification 8
MLT 0043C Basic Concepts of Phlebotomy 82

Approximate Program Costs

Admission fee $15
Background check/drug screen/document manager $132
Graduation fee $15
Lab fees $228
Medical costs (varies by provider) $500
Textbooks $89
Tuition $487
Approximate Total = $1,466


For more information about phlebotomy at SFSC, please call 863-784-7225 or email