Stautzenberger College Veterinary Grads Have 92.86 Percent Pass Rate on VTNE
Brecksville, Ohio - February 9, 2016 – Stautzenberger College, which has been serving Ohio since 1926, reports that 92.86 percent of its 2015 Brecksville Veterinary Technology program graduates passed the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) in November. According to the Professional Examination Service, which administers the Veterinary Technician National Examination, the national average is 67.56 percent for first-attempt candidates.
“These positive results attest to the hard work and perseverance of our students, and to the dedication of our veterinary technology faculty and staff in providing the skills and training necessary to succeed in the growing veterinary technology field,” said Stautzenberger College Brecksville Campus President John P. Girard.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, “employment of veterinary technicians is expected to grow by 30 percent through 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.”
In Ohio, a graduate of an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program must successfully pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) and have their passing scores transferred to the Ohio Board to earn the designation of a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).
Stautzenberger College’s Vet Tech program prepares graduates to perform a wide variety of medical procedures, produce diagnostic radiographs, anesthesia administration and surgical assisting. Potential career opportunities exist for licensed veterinary technicians in private practice, small and large animal hospitals, research, education, pharmaceuticals, zoos and the military. The veterinary technology program at Stautzenberger College is accredited by the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
For more information about Stautzenberger College’s veterinary technology program, contact the admissions office at (440) 838-1999.
Stautzenberger College has a mission to support career training and job development for citizens of the surrounding areas. This is achieved through active participation in community efforts to encourage career training, develop job growth and by providing training relevant to the job market. As an accredited, proprietary school, Stautzenberger College has fulfilled this mission since 1926. For more information, visit www.sctoday.edu.
Read more about Stautzenber's Veterinary Technology Program here!
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