Phlebotomy Technician Training

Classes begin Summer 2015

The Phlebotomy Technician program is offered by the Community Education Department of NMSU Alamogordo in partnership with National Collegiate Partners.  The program consists of 40 class hours of study and lab practice in preparation for the certification exam.  Gain both theoretical and practical training. Learn the skills necessary to perform various tasks involved with blood collection services.

Course Details

Instructor: David O. Martinez

Class Dates: Summer 2015
Certification exam:
Date to be announced
Monday and Thursday
Cost: $2,195 which includes tuition, books, materials, and certification exam.

Students who register before class starts will receive a $200 discount!

Location: Classes are held at the NMSU Alamogordo campus located at 2400 North Scenic Drive in Alamogordo.

Subjects covered in this course include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the circulatory system
  • Universal safety precautions and procedures
  • Methods of patient and specimen identification
  • Preparing and performing venipuncture collection
  • Identifying color codes used for blood specimens
  • Preparing blood specimens for laboratory use
  • Review for Phlebotomy Technician Certification Exam


  • Basic Computer and typing skills (25-30 wpm)
  • Basic algebra skills
  • Commitment to rigorous course schedule

This course has been approved by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).  Once a student successfully passes the 40 hours of classroom study, he or she will be registered for the NHA certification exam for Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT).  The cost of the certification exam is included in the tuition amount.  For more information, please visit the NHA website at Students who complete this program will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from NMSU Alamogordo Professional Development.


Student Application for Enrollment
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Contact one of NCP’s student counselors today to find out how you can get the training you need to start a new career! Counselors can also discuss financial aid options that are available. Find out how you can the training you need to a new career! Financial aid options that are available to qualified applicants, including MyCAA for military spouses.

This non-credit course does not qualify for Pell Grants or financial aid normally available for academic classes. However, some types of financial assistance are available.

For more information contact:

Community Education Staff


National Collegiate Partners

Tularosa Residents and Graduates!!

Fill out the form above and return to our office to see if you qualify for a $500 scholarship from the Rotary Club of Tularosa.