OLOL College

Phlebotomy

Graduates of the Phlebotomy program meet all requirements of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists to sit for the National Certification Examination for Phlebotomist.

The Phlebotomy program is a 13-week certificate program consisting of 80 classroom hours and 120 clinical hours (HCPB 1710 - 7 credit hours). Classroom hours are scheduled two evenings per week. Clinical hours are arranged over a three week period during the day at various healthcare agencies and laboratories. The program prepares students for employment in agencies where there is a need to obtain blood specimens for laboratory examinations. At the completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the National Phlebotomy Certification Exam.

  • Classes start each semester - January, May and August
  • Fall and Spring Semesters: 13-week program. Class meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4:30 PM to 8:00 PM for 10 weeks followed by a 3-week, 120 hour clinical practicum requirement, in a clinical laboratory settings.
  • Summer semester: 11 week program. Class meets 3 evenings from 4:30 to 8:00 pm for 8 weeks followed by a 3-week, 120 hour clinical practicum requirement, in a clinical laboratory settings.
  • Clinical practicum is 3 consecutive weeks, Monday through Friday, eight hours a day.
  • Must meet College health and safety requirements including current American Heart Association CPR Healthcare Provider Certification. CPR courses are available by Our Lady of the Lake College Training Center.
  • Admission requirements are:
    1. Completed Application and payment of application fee
    2. Graduation from high school with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or completion of the GED exam with a minimum score of 400.
      Note:  If the student has attended College, a College transcript with a minimum 2.0 GPA may be substituted for the required high school transcript.
    3. Completed letter of application describing the students’ unique attributes and reasons for seeking this educational program.

Our Lady of the Lake College values diversity and recognizes the impact of life experiences in setting educational goals. Information about the individuality of the applicant will be considered by the Admissions Committee as well as past academic performance. The college may also consider program demand and availability of clinical resources when making admission decisions.

College Tuition and Fees:

Application Fee $ 35.00
Administration Fee $ 25.00
Tuition $ 2,669.45
Technology Fee $ 105.00
St. Francis Fund $ 1.75
General Fees $ 188.00
SGA Fee $ 12.00
Library Fee $ 10.50
Enrollment Services Fee $ 10.00
Books $ 75.00 -- approximate
Uniforms and equipment $ 60.00 -- approximate
Subtotal $ 3,191.70 -- approximate
Fees are subject to change without notice  
ASCP Certification Fee $ 200.00

Application deadline for all required documents is July 15 for Fall Semester, December 1 for Spring Semester, and May 1 for Summer Semester.

Submit program application and letter to:

OLOL-College
5414 Brittany Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

For more information, please contact Dr. Deborah Fox at (225) 768-1727.