11 Weeks

Program Length

2.5 Million

10 year Job Growth

$25,000

Avg. Starting Salary

Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority National Healthcareer Association

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is one of the nation’s largest allied health certification providers. Since 1989, the NHA has helped thousands of schools across the nation produce better professionals and better program outcomes. Individuals who pass their certification exam will be recognized as Nationally Certified Healthcare professionals and will earn credentials to use with their name, a certification ID card and a certificate. To be eligible to earn an NHA certification, a candidate must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent and be at least 18 years of age.

CPT Certification detail

Certification Training Options ForCPT Certified Phlebotomy Technician

MedCerts programs are one of the fastest and most affordable ways to receive a quality education that leads not only to a credential, but also a career

MedCerts Two And Four Year Colleges Other Online Programs
Program & Tuition Cost $4000 average Up to $20,000 $3000 average
Exam Fees, Books & Materials Included Up to $750 Up to $750
Job Ready In 3-6 months 24-48 months 3-6 months
Schedule/Flexibility On-demand 24/7 Set Class Schedule On-demand 24/7
Travel Requirements None - 100% online On-Campus Classrooms None - 100% online
Student Support Personal Advisors - text/call/email access Professors - scheduled office hours Support Inbox
Career Coaching Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements Exam-specific only
Content Delivery 3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning Professor lectures Varies - typically videos & presentations

This table is for reference only. Actual prices, durations and features may vary. Pricing is based on full-cost tuition for a Medical Assistant or similar program before financial aid.

CPT Certification. Skill Gained

  • Gain knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, anatomy and physiology
  • Understand the responsibilities of patient care and safety related to preparation and collection complications
  • Grasp the importance of customer service, communication skills and professionalism
  • Appreciate the role of HIPAA, OSHA, COLA, and CLIA-waived testing
  • Collect blood and non-blood specimens for testing and analyzing in a clinical laboratory
  • Effectively communicate with patients, doctors and medical staff efficiently and understand the importance of bedside manner
  • Verify patients’ identity to ensure proper labeling of specimens and entry of information into a database
  • Assemble and maintain equipment such as needles and specimen containers
  • Keep a clean, sanitary and safe work environment

CPT Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Phlebotomy Technician

Phlebotomy techs collect blood for donation or testing, so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory. Blood tests are used to diagnose illness, evaluate the effectiveness of medications and determine whether a patient is receiving proper nutrition.

$25,000 - $37,000
Estimated Salary

highest Paying

Laboratory Specimen Processor

Receive specimens and record specimen data as well as label, prepare, and transport samples for further testing.

$22000 - $36000
Estimated Salary

highest Paying

Laboratory Assistant

Assist in lab tests by disinfecting equipment, collecting specimens, researching findings, and recording results.

$26000 - $49000
Estimated Salary

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