How to Apply

Allied Health programs have special admissions processes with limited enrollment capacities and high student demand. Be sure to follow each of the following steps to apply for enrollment into the Phlebotomy program.

Next application period: TBD

Steps to Apply

  1. Apply for Admission to Mesa College

    Not a current Mesa College student? Before you submit an application to any of the Allied Health programs, you will need to apply for admission to Mesa College. Becoming a student is free and easy.

    Apply to Mesa

  2. Attend a Program Information Session

    Learn more about what it takes to apply and succeed as a student in the Phlebotomy program.

    Information sessions coming soon!

    Watch a recorded info session:

  3. Complete the Information Session Quiz

    Complete the Phlebotomy Information Session Quiz to demonstrate your knowledge of the Phlebotomy application process and program expectations. You will need to include your quiz responses in your online program application.

    Take the Information Session Quiz

  4. Complete the Online Program Application

    Submit an online application for the Phlebotomy program within the application time period from TBD. Your application should include specified personal information, unofficial transcripts, Information Session quiz, and other program specific information.

    Access the Online Application

  5. Submit a Copy of Your Social Security Card and Valid ID

    After you have completed the online application, you will need to submit valid identification (that includes your date of birth) and a copy of your social security card to the special admissions office in person or by mail. Please black out all but the last four numbers of your social security card.

  6. Submit Your Official Transcripts

    Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities that you have attended. Official transcript submission is required for the application process however, evaluation of the official transcripts is not required to be considered a qualified candidate.

    Transcripts should be submitted to:
    San Diego Mesa College Special Admissions, I4-102
    7250 Mesa College Drive
    San Diego, CA 92111

    For questions contact special admissions:
    Francisco Blas

    Note: If you have completed your prerequisites at City, Mesa, or Miramar College, you do not need to submit an official transcript. Your transcript will be obtained directly from the SDCCD records office on your behalf.

  7. Update Your Contact Information

    You are responsible for maintaining a current email address with Special Admissions and responding to requests for confirmation of your continued interest in admission into the program sent during the year. Be sure to return each such notice by the stipulated date to maintain the admission status.

What to Expect After You Apply

Applications will be reviewed for completeness after the application deadline by the Admissions Committee. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered.

  • Acceptance and waitlist letters will be sent out to qualified students: Mid June 2023
  • Students not accepted into the program will be notified: Mid June 2023

Withdraw Your Application

Any candidate wishing to withdraw or cancel their application or postpone admission must provide immediate written communication to the college’s Special Admissions Clerk. Additionally, if you cannot be reached or fail to respond to admissions emails expressing your interest in the program, your name will be withdrawn from the waitlist.

Apply For State Licensure

The new California regulations were signed and became effective April 9, 2003. You may obtain a state certificate by following the three-step process: (1) take classroom instruction from an approved phlebotomy training program, (2) pass a written certification examination, and (3) submit an application form to the state with the required documents and fees.

Application Information for CA Licensure

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