ANIMAL SCIENCES

A passion for animals could fuel a career in the growing Animal Sciences field.

Many of us dreamt of working with animals when we were children, but for those who never outgrew it, Stautzenberger College can help you turn that passion into a career. From farms to zoos to household pets, there is no shortage of animals requiring care and the nation’s animal care and service workers are providing it. Join this growing field with career training from Stautzenberger.1

In 2015, Americans spent $60.28 billion on their pets between veterinarian visits, pampering and grooming, treats, and other services.That’s billion with a B. As a result, many people with an entrepreneurial spirit have successfully launched businesses centered around pets and pet owners.

Animal Sciences Programs

Veterinary Technician - AAS
Career highlights: Hands-on, interact with both animals and people, collaborate with a team, variety of work environments

Basic Animal Grooming
Career highlights: Work directly with domestic pets and put customer service skills to work

Animal Welfare Business Management – AAS
Career highlights: Job titles may include, shelter manager/director, pet store manager, veterinary practice manager/administrator, animal rescue manager/administrator, humane investigator.

Animal Welfare Management Diploma Program
Career highlights: Job titles could include, shelter care assistant, animal care assistant, kennel assistant, animal rescue assistant, and kennel administrator.

Companion Animal Care Technician Diploma Program
Career highlights: Possible careers include: dog groomer, pet stylist, small animal massage therapist, veterinary office assistant, dog obedience trainer/instructor, and animal attendant.

1U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/2015/article/working-with-animals.htm
2American Pet Products Association, 
http://www.americanpetproducts.org/press_industrytrends.asp