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Applying to the Phlebotomy Program

The Phlebotomy vocational certificate is a limited-access program offered by the Health Sciences Institute at EFSC. The program begins each Fall, Spring and Summer. All students must complete an EFSC application and a Health Sciences Institute — Phlebotomy Program application by the deadline listed below.

  • November 1st to start in Spring 2021 (January) for Cocoa and Palm Bay
  • March 1st to start in Summer (May) for Palm Bay only
  • June 1st to start in Fall (August) for Cocoa and Palm Bay

If you have any questions concerning the Application procedure, please contact Health Sciences Admissions and Advising office at 321-433-7575.

Click on the categories below for complete information about applying.

Application Procedure

Complete Orientation

Orientation is for all students who are interested in applying to the Phlebotomy program.

Due to the COVID-19 related EFSC Campus closures, click here for an alternate, document-based orientation process available now for Fall Term 2020 applicants.  

Please complete orientation, prior to intended program start. This orientation is MANDATORY for all applicants – your application will not be considered if you did not attend. Students are required to sign in upon entering the orientation.

*For questions or concerns about the orientation, please contact the Program Manager, Kristie Fuller, via email at

Submit the Online Phlebotomy Program Application by the Program Deadline

Complete the online Health Sciences Institute Application for Phebotomy. The application deadlines are March 1st for a Summer Term start (May); June 1st for Fall Term Start (August) and November 1st to start in Spring Term (January). The applications must be submitted online.

There is a $25 non-refundable fee for this application. This fee must be paid to the cashier's office at your local EFSC campus, before the application deadline.

Complete the Phlebotomy Written Interview

A written interview via a questionnaire given out at orientation, or available afterward online, is required from all students interested in the program. The interview is used as a part of the selection process when there are more applicants than spots in the program. Instructions for this process and how to submit it are available on the orientation web page.