Frequently Asked Questions

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All Questions in FAQ Category: Admissions

  • Does UMA leverage an autodialer or robocalls for telemarketing purposes?

    UMA respects the contact preferences of current, former and prospective students. We do not perform telemarketing using so-called “robocalls” or “autodialers”; when you receive a call from UMA about starting or resuming your education, it has been initiated by a UMA representative. To update your contact preferences with UMA, including requesting no telemarketing calls, use the UMA Cares hotline at 800-509-5474 or

  • Will my diploma be accepted by employers or other schools?

    UMA cannot guarantee that all employers will accept or recognize UMA diplomas or degrees, however, many UMA graduates have found employment in their field of study. Transfer credits from your diploma program are at the discretion of the receiving school, and we cannot guarantee that UMA credits will transfer to another institution.
  • How do I find out about associate degree programs?

    To learn about the value of an associate degree, visit If you would like to learn more about a specific associate degree program, please contact an Admissions representative at 888-213-5150.
  • I have a friend who wants to enroll in UMA! What do I do?

    That’s great news! To refer a friend, fill out the form at All you have to do is provide your friend or family member’s contact information, and we’ll do the rest. If you’d like to speak to someone directly to refer your friend, please contact an Admissions Representative at 888-213-4473.
  • How much does tuition cost?

    To learn about UMA tuition costs and our included Ultimate Student Services℠, please speak with an Admissions representative by calling 888-213-4473.
  • How much does a phlebotomist make?

    You can find salary ranges by visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. The salary for a phlebotomist depends on the answers to several questions including where you live and work, your experience, whether you are certified or not, and other related factors.
  • Is my schooling really all online?

    For most of the UMA Online programs, yes, and you can do your schoolwork almost anywhere as long as you have a working computer that meets the UMA technical requirements and Internet access. Some of our programs also require an on-site externship in order for you to gain real-world experience prior to graduation. We will work closely with you to locate an externship site in your area.
  • What should I look for in top schools for phlebotomy training?

    Different people have different ideas of what makes a top school. To us, top schools that offer phlebotomy technician programs should provide personal assistance every step of the way with services like one-on-one and group tutoring. Top schools that offer phlebotomy technician training should also provide career services such as job search assistance.
  • Where can I find more info about phlebotomy technicians?

  • What is phlebotomy?

    According to, phlebotomy is a procedure that removes blood from the body. Blood tells us so much about how our body works and the condition of our health. The more we know about our blood, the better we can understand how to increase our wellness.

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