Veterinary Technician Programs

Offered at both our Brecksville and Maumee campuses.

Offered at our Maumee and Brecksville campuses, our Veterinary Technician programs are fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Upon completion, you’ll earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and be eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE).

Veterinary Technician Classes

The vet tech program prepares graduates to perform a wide variety of medical procedures, produce diagnostic radiographs, anesthesia administration, and surgical assisting. You’ll receive the hands-on experience you’ll need to serve as a vital member of the veterinary health care team.

What Veterinary Technicians Do

Veterinary technologists and technicians perform medical tests under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian to help diagnose the illnesses and injuries of animals. Technicians may perform laboratory tests, such as a urinalysis, and help veterinarians conduct a variety of other diagnostic tests.

Veterinary Technician Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, employment of veterinary technicians is expected to grow by 30% through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Earn your associate’s degree in 24 months.

Our comprehensive Associate degree program also includes coursework in General Education and includes heavy emphasis on technical and communication skills – two skills that are most valued by employers.

Our respected faculty includes practicing veterinarians and registered veterinary technicians; they strive to integrate solid academic knowledge with hands-on technical skills. You will work with equipment used in today’s modern veterinary health practices, such as a digital X-ray machine and in-house blood machines.

Veterinary technology program highlights

  • Structured field experiences throughout the curriculum in varied settings, including small animal care, large animal care, and non-profit (Pre-Occupational Development Skills)
  • One faculty member for every 2-3 students in advanced animal handling labs.
  • Strong partnership and community outreach in support of our local animal rescue groups
  • Respected faculty with expertise in lab animal and pocket pets, holistic, food animal, equine, emergency, shelter, and small animal specialty practice

Learn more about Stautzenberger’s veterinary technology programs.

To request additional information about programs, courses, and more, call 800-473-2977. Or to get started today, simply apply online.


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