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The College of The Albemarle Phlebotomy Program prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary as related to obtaining blood and other specimens for the purpose of laboratory analysis. The COA Phlebotomy Program mission is to provide education and training in the field of phlebotomy while maintaining high standards of instruction and service delivery. This is accomplished by providing theory and clinical experiences in a professional environment that is conducive to the diverse learning needs of students.

Please review the Phlebotomy Handbook for more information and Phlebotomy student requirements.


Kiesha Knight
Health Sciences Admissions & Retention Coordinator
Elizabeth City Office: OC107 
(252) 335-0821 x 2304

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Phlebotomy program is competitive. Applicants must meet specific requirements to be considered for admission. The links below will provide you with the necessary information on the program specific admission requirements.

Video of the Health Sciences Admission Process

Admission Requirements Fact Sheet

TEAS Testing Information

Health Sciences Program Comparison



Hospital laboratories, Reference laboratories, Physician offices, State Department of Health, Veterinary laboratories

According to the March 2009, ASCP LABMEDICINE Wage and Vacancy Survey, the national median annual salary for a full-time Phlebotomist is $27,040 per year or $13.00 per hour.

If you are undecided about your program of study or need further assistance visit Career Services.

Faculty and Staff
Terri R. Riddick, BS, MT (ASCP), MPA
Assistant Professor/ Program Director

Phlebotomy classes will be held in Edenton. The last 8-weeks of the semester of the program consists of clinical "hands-on" training in area healthcare facilities.

The student lab is equipped with various phlebotomy instructional supplies. This enables the student to have mastery of various techniques prior to entering into the clinical practicum portion of the program.


Curriculum Guide


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