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Specialist in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine Program

The Specialist in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine (SBBT/TM) Program is a 12-month online/distance professional development program beginning in May. The program includes online didactics, professional development tasks, clinical practicums and a research project that may be completed within OneBlood, Inc. facilities or at the student's location. Clinical practicums must be scheduled by each participant at approved facilities. These may include blood centers, hospital blood banks and transfusion services, or other esoteric laboratories.

The SBBT/TM program provides comprehensive and in-depth training in all aspects of blood banking, blood collection, product manufacturing, immunohematology, specialized serology, molecular testing, transfusion medicine practice, quality systems, process control, education and research, leadership, and management. It is designed to prepare individuals to become transfusion medicine specialists. Graduates of the program are awarded a certificate of completion and are eligible to take the ASCP Board of Registry examination for SBB certification.


The OneBlood, Inc. Specialist in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine (SBBT/TM) Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the AABB Committee on Accreditation (CoA) of SBBT/TM programs.

Program Outcomes

Cumulative ASCP SBB Exam results for SBBT/TM program graduates.

Number of Graduates Number of Graduates who have
taken board exam to date
% pass rate
5 2 100%


9355 113th Street North #7709
Seminole, FL 33775
Phone: 727-210-2350

Students must complete the entire program to receive a certificate of completion and be eligible to sit for the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Registry examination offered for the Specialist in Blood Bank Technology/Transfusion Medicine Program.

Application Process:

  • For the requirements to apply, refer to OneBlood SBBT/TM Admission Requirements.
  • The application process will be open from January 3, 2023 to February 20, 2023.
  • Qualified candidates will be interviewed and notified of acceptance or rejection in March.
  • Classes are scheduled to begin May 1, 2023.
  • Students must have an approved mentor to apply. For requirements, refer to OneBlood SBBT/TM Designation and Approval of Student Mentors.
  • Students accepted to the SBBT/TM program are required to attend orientation conducted the first week of class in St. Petersburg, FL.
  • Students are solely responsible for all travel expenses. A contingent plan for remote orientation may be instituted, if needed.

Deadline for all Application Materials is February 20, 2023:

Application Fees

Application fees associated with the SBBT/TM program should be paid by check and mailed by the designated deadline to:

OneBlood, Inc.
Attn. Accounts Receivable
8669 Commodity Circle
Orlando, FL 32819

Please note in the “For:” section of the check “For SBBT/TM Department #2615”.


  • The nonrefundable application fee to the SBBT/TM Program is $50 and is due by the application deadline.
  • Tuition is $6,000 and is due before the first full first day of orientation, unless otherwise designated.

NOTE: : Fees are subject to change periodically. Please contact the Program Director or email for current program fees, deadlines, or other information.

Required documents to upload

Required documents to email

Required documents to mail or email

  • Official College Transcripts

Policy for dismissal

NOTE: Clinical practicum experiences are mandatory. Students are solely responsible for all travel expenses associated with completing these requirements. The PASS Review is strongly encouraged (can attend virtually or in person); all expenses are solely responsibility of the student.


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