Why choose Phlebotomy Technician?
- Blood collection was once the responsibility of the clinical lab technician or technologist, but today phlebotomy has evolved into its own full-time specialty profession.
- A great career choice for those interested in the more technical side of the medical field while still having patient contact.
- Phlebotomists perform important, often life-saving work and enjoy variety in their day.
- Gain confidence with your new skills in our state-of-the art Healthcare Simulation Center.
2600 West 5th Street
Marshfield, WI 54449
Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481
What You'll Learn
Mid-State’s Phlebotomy Technician program teaches blood collecting techniques to provide samples for lab analysis, including venipuncture, skin punctures, and arterial punctures. You will also learn to perform various lab procedures, including specimen processing.
Our program is among the few in Wisconsin approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. The course of study is quick and hands on, with a practicum at a regional health care agency. Graduates are prepared to take a voluntary national certification exam.
Estimated Entire Program Cost
Cost based on the 2023/24 academic year.
- Tuition & Fees: $2,139.90
- Books: $384.60
- Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $158.00
- Total Estimated Cost: $2,682.50
Financial Aid Eligibility
Cost of Attendance
Learn more about Cost of Attendance, an estimated budget that includes categories of expenses a student can expect to incur while attending.
This course has options available to receive credit for prior learning (CPL) or work experience.
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|-or-||10806177||General Anatomy & Physiology||4|
|10513110||Basic Lab Skills||1|
|-or-||10501104||Contemporary Healthcare Practices||2|
|Term Total||12-14 Credits|
|Program Total||12-14 Credits|
NICHOL RIEDEL, BS, MLS (ASCP)
Nichol earned her BS in medical technology from UW–Stevens Point with minors in chemistry and biology. She brings over 20 years’ experience as a medical technologist in various clinical settings to her role as Mid-State’s Phlebotomy Technician program director. In order to keep current with the healthcare industry, she is currently employed in a medical laboratory as casual status, performing lab testing and specimen collection. This ensures her students receive the most up-to-date information.
“I love teaching specimen collection and lab skills! The best part is watching my students progressively grow throughout the duration of the program, becoming true professionals by the time they graduate.”
- Laboratory Assistant
- Blood Donor Specialist
- Clinical Lab Assistant
- Donor Phlebotomy Technician
- Phlebotomy Technician
- Veterinary Assistant
- Specimen Processor
High school students are eligible to enroll in this program and all courses required. Learn more about Mid-State Fast-Track.
- Accreditation Information
The mission of the Mid-State Phlebotomy Technician program is to respond to the needs of the community by educating students to become qualified phlebotomy technicians who are competent, ethical, and professional, and who meet the needs of the patient and the organization.
Mid-State Phlebotomy Technician Program Director
Nichol Riedel, MLS (ASCP)
- Phlebotomy Lab/Practicum Clinical Affiliations
Institution City/State Marshfield Clinic Health System Marshfield, WI Aspirus Riverview Hospital Wisconsin Rapids, WI Aspirus Stevens Point Hospital Stevens Point, WI Aspirus Doctors Clinic Wisconsin Rapids, WI Aspirus Plover Hospital Plover, WI Aspirus Wausau Hospital Wausau, WI ThedaCare Medical Center Waupaca, WI Krohn Clinic Black River Falls, WI Marshfield Medical Center - River Region Stevens Point, WI
- Program Outcomes
Graduation and Attrition Rates
Students who begin the second half of the Phlebotomy Technician program which is defined as Phlebotomy Clinical.
Measurement Period Graduation Rate Attrition Rate 7/1/21 – 6/30/22 89% 11% 7/1/20 – 6/30/21 89% 11% 7/1/19 – 6/30/20 80% 20% Three Year Average 87% 13%
Employed in the field or closely related field and/or continued with education within one year of graduation.
Measurement Period Placement Rate 7/1/21 – 6/30/22 95% 7/1/20 – 6/30/21 92% 7/1/19 – 6/30/20 100% Three Year Average 95%
Certification Exam Pass Rate
Graduates who sat for the ASCP Board of Certification Exam within the first year of graduation (optional).
Measurement Period Pass Rate National Average 2022 100% 92% 2021 100% 92% 2020 100% 91% Three Year Average 100%
- Additional Resources
"The Phlebotomy Technician program at Mid-State was a life-changing experience. It was challenging but engaging with its combination of artful technique and scientific precision."
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