Veterinary Technician Associate Degree Program

Veterinary Technician Associate Degree Program

Veterinary Technician National Exam | Stautzenberger CollegeThe program is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Graduates are prepared to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE).

Learn how to care for domestic or exotic animals, at a vet clinic or on a farm. Your love of animals will propel you to the job of your dreams.

Why be a student at Stautzenberger College :

• Great network of vet tech employers that let you gain hands-on real-world experience during our clinical externship (sometimes upon graduation they hire you)!
• Our career services staff’s number one goal is to assist you in finding a job (check out our school’s job board the first day of class).
• Our college has been here over 90 years – we do career-focused training that businesses want.
• Our Maumee Campus is near Toldeo, Ohio.  Our Brecksville, Ohio vet tech school is between Cleveland, Ohio and Akron, Ohio. Our campuses are easily accessible by bus. Call us to get our map and bus schedules to the school.
• Diverse curriculum in our vet tech training includes anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, microbiology, operating skills, surgical technology and surgical pharmacy.
• Graduates are prepared to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE).
 

 

Program length – 24 months

 

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On-campus program

The vet tech program prepares graduates to perform a wide variety of medical procedures, produce diagnostic radiographs, anesthesia administration, and surgical assisting.

Healthcare curriculum for this program includes anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, microbiology, operating skills, surgical technology and surgical pharmacy. This program also includes general education courses to meet the requirements of an associate degree program including government, ethics, critical thinking, success strategies and written and oral communications. Prior to graduation, students complete an externship in a healthcare setting, providing real-world work experience.

Upon completion, you could earn an Associate of Applied Science degree and be eligible to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE).

The program is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).

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.

Our comprehensive associate degree program also includes course work in general education and includes heavy emphasis on technical and communication skills – two skills that are most valued by employers.

Graduates can work in private clinics, laboratories, animal hospitals, boarding kennels, animal shelters, rescue leagues, and even zoos.

Demand for veterinary technicians is expected to grow by more than 14%, faster than average, through 2024.1

1U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-2017 Edition, Job Outlook, retrieved 4/26/16

Brecksville, OH
Maumee, OH

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July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2016 -  Maumee Campus

 

# of first-time candidates that have taken the VTNE

100

# of first-time candidates that have passed the VTNE 

75

Three-year VTNE pass percentage

75%

 

VTNE Pass Rates Brecksville Campus

 

# of students that have taken the test

337

# of students that passed test

212

% of students who passed test

62.57%