So Who, or what is AAPT anyway?

American Academy of Phlebotomy Technicians (AAPT), d/b/a American Association of Phlebotomy Technicians, is a voluntary, non-governmental, independent national certification agency established to recognize Phlebotomists who have attained a standard of knowledge through structured training programs or work experience and for the purpose of establishing industry standards and professional code of ethics. AAPT is firmly committed to excellence in certification and education.

American Academy of Phlebotomy Technicians


AAPT is proud to be affiliated with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute. CLSI promotes the development and use of voluntary laboratory consensus standards and guidelines within the health care community.


AAPT has been accredited by the BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB accredited businesses pay a fee for accreditation review and monitoring for continued compliance and for support of BBB services to the public.


AAPT is a proud member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. ICE advances credentialing through education, standards, research & advocacy to ensure competence across professions.