We Proudly Present Veterinary Technician Graduate Mataya Rufenacht

We Proudly Present Veterinary Technician Graduate Mataya Rufenacht
On April 22, 2022

“Dreams are worth chasing!” These inspiring words have fueled Mataya to her graduation.  She lists her greatest challenge as herself- doubting that she could complete the program.  But she persevered and now works with animals - a field she has always wanted to be in!  She has made her hard-working parents very proud.

What you Learn in our Veterinary Technician Program

During the program, Mataya took classes to learn about veterinary care and core classes to receive her associates.  Classes include things like Veterinary Life Science, History of American Government, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Radiology.  In these classes, you learn things like:

  • Basics of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, anesthesiology, and clinical pathology
  • Overview course of American Government including how the government affects us
  • Classification and diagnostic testing of pathogens
  • Proper dosing of medications
  • Technical process of X-ray and radiation safety

How Our Graduate Became a Veterinary Technician

Like Mataya, you too can attend Stautzenberger’s Veterinary Technician program and start helping animals and their owners live a fuller life.  Our program focuses on Fear Free Education and is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  Our graduates are prepared to take the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) and ready for an entry-level position in animal hospitals, shelters, and veterinary offices.

Stautzenberger’s Veterinary Technician Program at a Glance

Program Length: 24 months
Learning Environment: On Campus and Online with an externship
Link to Lead Instructor
Job Outlook: 15% job growth from 2020-2030 with over 17,000 jobs added per year1

Find out more about our veterinary technician AAS program today. Call 888.859.8225 or submit the Request Information form on our website. We are ready to assist you with completing the enrollment process, navigating your financial aid options, finding a tutor, practicing your interviewing skills, connecting with local employers, and more. Have the courage to accomplish your academic and professional goals!

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Veterinary Technologists and Technicians,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/veterinary-technologists-and-technicians.htm (visited April 19, 2022).

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