Phlebotomy (Career Studies Certificate)

How to Apply

The VWCC School of Health Professions offers a career studies certificate for this 16 credit curriculum, which must be completed in one semester.

When To Apply

Spring 2022

At this time, the spring application period is closed.  The summer application period will be March 1-15.  The application will be posted here during that time-frame. The program application form must be submitted to the Health Professions office during these dates only.  When the application is posted, you may print and complete the application  and short answers and return via mail to: Attn. Pam Woody; VWCC-Health Professions: 3091 Colonial Ave. SW; Roanoke, VA 24015 or fax to 540-857-6640 or attach the pdf file via email and send to  If you are not currently a student at VWCC, a college application (completed on-line) is required and a new student advisor can assist you in determining if a placement evaluation is required as part of the application process. Both requirements can be completed at any time before (or during) posted application periods, but  will need to be met by final date of application for summer consideration.  Applicants will be contacted after the deadline, if an interview is necessary. Please include the preferred email for contact on the back of the application as indicated and submit.

Preadmission Requirements

The following requirements must be met to apply for admission into the Phlebotomy – Career Studies Certificate program:

  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • Completed VWCC college application on file (must be done before or during application period)
  • Satisfactory score on the VWCC placement/assessment tests for math and English (testing must be completed before or during application period)

Application Processing

Applications will be accepted during the specified application period only. The program application form must be submitted to the address above or may be hand delivered to Fralin Center, Room 339. If submitting via email, please scan the application and short answer as a PDF to the email. Enrollment is restricted and limited to 14 students. Accepted students will be notified and given registration information once acceptance has been confirmed by the program head.


Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 16 Hours
Time: 1 semester

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change

 Fralin Center HP214A or HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
 540-857-6325 or 857-6644
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Jeffrey S. Gillette
Professor, Medical Lab Technology

A.A.S. – Monroe Community College, 1985
B.S. – Daemen College, 1987
M.S. – University of Rochester, 1993
Ph.D. – N.C. State University, 2000


Martha Sullivan, Dean