Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Certificate Program Details

Blood Bank Technology Specialist Career Options

As a specialist in blood bank technology, you can perform and supervise both routine and specialized tests in blood centers and hospital-based transfusion services. Your work may include the following duties:

  • Blood collection and processing
  • Investigating abnormalities
  • Supporting physicians in transfusion therapy
  • Supervising
  • Teaching
  • Testing for blood group antigens


2020-2021 SBB Curriculum

SBB Program Accreditation Summary

The specialist in blood bank technology certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the American Association of Blood Banks’ Committee on Accreditation of Specialist in Blood Bank Technology Schools. https://www.caahep.org/

CAAHEP Program Goals – Minimum Expectations:
The program must have the following goal defining minimum expectations: “To prepare competent entry-level Specialists in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine (SBBT/TM) in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.”

Admissions Contact 
Phone: (312) 942-2402

Email: laurie_gillard@rush.edu

2019 Outcomes
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