Phlebotomy Admission Guidelines
APPLICATIONS FOR 2017-2019 (PHLE)
Minimum requirements to apply to the Phlebotomy program:
Placement testing –
- CCRI application – Complete and submit a CCRI Application for Enrollment. General Studies should be
first choice; PHLE should be second choice.
- High school transcript – Send an official copy of an accredited high school transcript or GED; including date
of graduation must be provided. If the applicant holds a baccalaureate degree from
an accredited college/university, the high school transcript may be waived; college
transcript must indicate completion and degree awarded.
Complete a standardized test (ACCUPLACER) issued by CCRI’s Department of Advising
Health Sciences application – Complete and submit an online Performance-Based Health Sciences application during
the open enrollment period. Deadlines are listed on the form. (www.ccri.edu/oes/admissions/performancedbasedapplications.html)
- Reading comprehension test must show competency of 80 or above or students must complete ENGL 0890: Critical
Reading with a grade of B- or better.
All the above requirements must be met satisfactorily BEFORE submission of the Performance-Based
Health Sciences application and does not guarantee acceptance. Students declining acceptance into the program for the semester offered must resubmit
a Performance-Based Health Sciences application for the program and meet the current
admission requirements. Once accepted into the program, the student must attend a
mandatory meeting conducted by the Allied Health Department.
Background Check – Students are required to submit a background check when directed by notification
from Enrollment Services.
Policies for the Phlebotomy Program after acceptance:
- Applicants must have a physical examination and the required immunizations completed
prior to the start of PHLE 1020: Phlebotomy II.
- Students also must have a current CPR card (American Heart Association, Health Care
Provider level) obtained through an AHA recognized community training center (Course
is also available at CCRI – HEAL 0200). CPR must be documented prior to the start
of PHLE 1020: Phlebotomy II.
Please note: Requirements are subject to change.
Most students in the Phlebotomy Certificate Program attend classes full time. Therefore,
the “normal” time to complete this certificate would be two (2) semesters (or 12 months).
For more information:
- Office of Enrollment Services, Warwick Campus, Susan Barret, 401-825-2084, email@example.com.
- If more specific information is needed, contact Debra St. Pierre, Phlebotomy Program
Director, at 401-333-7106, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHLE Program Acceptance Sort Order
Applicants to the Phlebotomy Program will be offered acceptance in order based on
the following criteria.
- Successful completion of an baccalaureate degree or higher.
- ACCUPLACER reading score or grade in ENGL 0890.
- Earliest date of application. (February applicants admitted first).