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FAQ – Phlebotomy Technician Course

Is funding available?

While this is not a FASFA-eligible program, we do offer a 0% interest payment plan.

Payment Plan: enrollment deposit of $500 and then eight total payments due every two weeks with the first payment due on the first day of class. First seven payments: $340 each; eighth payment: $327.

How much does the course cost?

Our phlebotomy technician training is considered very affordable by our students, with total costs estimated at $3,522.00. 

Where are your campuses?

BAMA Institute has two conveniently located Bay Area campuses in San Francisco and San Jose. Get more details about our San Francisco campus here.  Get more details about our San Jose campus here.

Is the program in-person or hybrid?

We run in-person phlebotomy technician courses.

How do I enroll into the course?

You may enroll online into any phlebotomy technician class here. Before you enroll, you may also learn about the course by booking a virtual call with an admissions advisor here.

When are the classes?

We run day and weekend phlebotomy technician classes throughout the year at our San Francisco and San Jose campuses. View our class calendar.

How long is the course?

The phlebotomy technician course is divided into two segments: a 60-hour class and 40-160 hours of clinical externship. Students have six months to finish the entire course.

What are the admission requirements?

Admissions requirements for the phlebotomy technician course are:

  • Graduation from high school or higher-level academy (GED, adult school, junior college)
  • Payment of minimum deposit
  • Two official sealed education transcripts
  • Basic English assessment for ESL students and/or those who graduated from a foreign country
  • Complete and up to date COVID-19 vaccination with an updated dose

What does tuition include?

Phlebotomy tuition includes:

  • Lectures and Labs
  • Scrubs, textbook, and all in-class materials
  • Guaranteed externship
  • Career Services Support (life-time membership)
  • NCCT phlebotomy exam fee

Not Included in phlebotomy tuition:

  • California State CPT-1 licensing application fee: $100
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification: $100

Can I enroll with a foreign education?

Many BAMA Institute students come to the school with foreign diplomas or college degrees. You can enroll at BAMA Institute if your foreign high school diploma is evaluated for equivalency in the US by the Foundation for International Service.

Will you help me get job after I graduate?

While employment isn’t guaranteed, our Career Services Department will work closely with you to create a career path and support you in your job search. You may learn more here.

How do I speak to an admissions advisor?

You may book a virtual call with an admissions advisor here.

How do I get other questions answered?

If your question isn’t answered in this FAQ, please book a virtual call with an admissions advisor who will be able to help you.

Accreditation and Certifications

California Department of Public Health
Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education

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