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Phlebotomy Technician

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Non-Credit Career Pathway Course

The Phlebotomy Technician course offered at Bismarck State College is affordable and flexible, making it an ideal investment for individuals looking to begin their career in healthcare. The course can be completed in 16 weeks and will provide the skills necessary to secure a job as a Phlebotomy Technician. BSC will help coordinate hands-on experience and training at a clinical site allowing students to gain the skills and confidence needed. Prior learning credit is available to receive college credit for this non-credit course.

Phlebotomy Technicians have many career opportunities, including working at hospitals, medical labs, blood donor centers, physician offices, research institutions, and public health agencies. According to Job Service North Dakota the average annual salary in 2022 for a Phlebotomy Technician was $40,410 and the average hourly wage was $19.43.

More detailed information including clinical requirements, course outcomes, course investment, and much more can be found on our website at
Registration Requirements
  • Registration closes ten (10) business days prior to the course start.
  • Before registering, please understand the Clinical Prerequisites outlined on our website at If the Clinical Requirements are not met the course will be incomplete and a refund not available.
  • Due to the need for understanding medical terminology, a solid foundation of the English language is a must. An English assessment exam prior to registration can be completed by contacting the BSC Testing Services Coordinator at (701) 224-5658.
  • Register online or in person at Bismarck State College, National Energy Center of Excellence, 1200 Schafer St, Room 107. Payment must be remitted at the time of registration.
  • Our primary method of communication is by email. Monitor email for communication from detailing how to access course content.
  • Purchase scrubs and school supplies (must have a computer and access to the internet).
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Class Details

33 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Weekly - Wed.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  BSC Donna S. Thigpen Center for Health Sciences.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Tracie Seibel  2.Cathleen Smesrud 



Please read:  Tuition includes online access, books, lab supplies, and clinical coordination. There is an additional fee for books that will be added at checkout. This registration is for a Wednesday day lab from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Course size is limited to 7 students.

Students must pass a background check, drug test, and submit a current immunization record directly to CastleBranch. This is a clinical requirement and is the financial responsibility of the student ($166.00 approx.). Acceptable results must be received by the deadline given by the instructor. Students who begin the course and fail to meet any of the clinical requirements will not be eligible for a refund.

Appropriate dress for a laboratory setting is mandatory. Scrubs are required. No open toed shoes. Lab coats will be provided.



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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 03/04/2024, 03/05/2024, 03/06/2024, 03/07/2024, 03/08/2024, 04/01/2024)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/8/2024 - 5/10/2024 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Cathleen Smesrud  ; Tracie Seibel 
1/10/2024 - 5/8/2024 Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Bismarck, BSC Donna S. Thigpen Center for Health Sciences  Map, Room: 155 Cathleen Smesrud  ; Tracie Seibel 
4/22/2024 - 5/10/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Off-Site, Off-Site  Map, Room: TBA Cathleen Smesrud  ; Tracie Seibel