The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, South
This program prepares students to function as an entry-level phlebotomist in hospitals, blood drawing stations, physicians’ offices, research or other health care settings. Phlebotomists collect blood specimens for tests used in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease.Graduates are eligible to apply for the national examination given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).Enrollment in the program is limited by availability of clinical sites and other factors. Students must make separate application to this program.Applicants must be eligible for ENG-100 Basic Principles of Composition and DVS-103 Advanced College Reading & Study Skills based on college placement testing. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check are required prior to registering for PHB-201 Clinical Phlebotomy Practicum. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in all program courses.Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will: