Name: Dr. Melanie Lawson
Role: Executive Director
Phone: 713-313-7762
Email: lawson_mw@tsu.edu

Name: William J. Hamilton
Role: Programs Coordinator
Phone: 713-313-7489
Email: hamiltonwj@tsu.edu

Phlebotomy Technician

This certificate course is designed to prepare students to take a national certification examination and to work for either a clinical laboratory, public health department or a hospital.. Phlebotomy technicians are trained to perform a variety of blood collection methods. The coursework includes theories and principles related to obtaining blood specimens from patients, including adults, children and infants.

Admission Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proof of Hepatitis B vaccinate
  • CPR course, drug screen and background check

Course Contact Hours: 96 Classroom Hours


Course Externship Hours: 160 Clinical Hours


Course Schedule: Monday-Wednesday 6pm-10pm (8 week course starting September 8, 2014)


Cost: $1299.00 (Book Not Included)

Please read the following refund policy as to regards for a refund for a course.

Refund Policy

Texas Southern University reserves the right to change or cancel courses at anytime if the predetermined minimum enrollment is not attained.  Notification of changes and cancellations will be made by email or telephone. In the event that a course for which you have registered is cancelled, you may transfer to another course or receive a full refund.  Furthermore, a Full Refund can only be awarded if a student withdraws five business days prior to the first class meeting date or, as previously stated,  if the class is cancelled.  There are no partial refunds.  Please allow up to 10-14 business days for the refund to process.  

For more information, please contact Program Coordinator William Hamilton at (713) 313-7489.

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