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Changes in the Vet Tech Industry Pay Scale

“Choose a job you love, and you'll never have to work a day in your life.” That's the advice many of us follow when picking a career path. A passion for animals is what drives most of our veterinary technician students to enroll in our program. However, we know that salary is an important consideration as well. The good news is that recently, the pay scale for vet techs has been increasing.

We Proudly Present Veterinary Technician Graduate Jenna Pleban

“My education helped me find a career I love,” says Jenna Pleban, Stautzenberger College graduate. Jenna knew she wanted to spend her future living out her passion rather than settling for just any career. Her mother was the one who inspired her to become a veterinary technician. “My mother knew my love for animals and suggested it to me,” recalls Jenna. After enrolling at Stautzenberger College, Jenna studied hard and developed her practical skills. She completed an externship at the Animal Wellness Center of Strongsville, where she was hired.

We Proudly Present Medical Office Billing and Coding Graduate Cheryl Sparks

Sometimes, a fresh start is exactly what you need. After her marriage of 22 years ended, Cheryl Sparks began rebuilding her life. Pursuing a new career path was part of that effort. “I had always wanted to be in the medical field, so I chose this time to further my career,” Cheryl says. After enrolling in our medical office billing and coding program, Cheryl studied hard and completed an externship at ProCare Accident and Injury Center in Toledo.

Labor Day 2021

“Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers,” according to In the late 1800s, “despite restrictions in some states, children as young as 5 or 6 toiled in mills, factories and mines across the country.” Many Americans “often faced extremely unsafe working conditions, with insufficient access to fresh air, sanitary facilities and breaks. On September 5, 1882, 10,000 workers took unpaid time off to march from City Hall to Union Square in New York City, holding the first Labor Day parade in U.S. history.

Digital Marketing Associate Degree Program

We are constantly bombarded with advertisements online. Whether you are checking your email, reading the news, or watching a video, you are likely to see an item being promoted. How do you make your own company, product, or service stand out from the pack? Analyzing data, personalizing advertisements to each new consumer, and making the most of online services are just a few of the many techniques that marketing professionals utilize.

We Proudly Present Veterinary Technician Graduate Alexandra Marchese

Have you known what your dream career would be since childhood? It's not too late to pursue that passion. Alexandra Marchese decided at an early age that an animal career was right for her. “Growing up, I wanted to do something with animals,” recalls Alexandra. “I spent a lot of time talking to my dad, and he was a big supporter.” After enrolling in Stautzenberger College's Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technician degree program, Alexandra persevered despite several challenges.

Enroll today for Fall 2021 Start

Watching friends leave for college may leave you feeling lost, but you didn’t miss out.  You can pursue your own career this Fall because classes begin September 27, 2021!

College is back in session, and you have watched your friends head off to start not only the semester, but their career paths. Are you ready to pursue your dream as well?   You do not need to attend a four-year university to find your perfect fit.  We have numerous program options starting on September 27.  We offer both day and night options in some programs to accommodate your family and work schedules.

We Proudly Present Business Administration Graduate Anthony Lyons

“Nothing comes to a sleeper but a dream!” This quote inspired Anthony Lyons to take action and train for a new career. “I've always felt I was a leader, and I knew I wanted to own my own business, so I figured this would be a start,” recalls Anthony. To accomplish this dream, he enrolled in Stautzenberger College's business administration program.  Understanding the value of an associate degree, Anthony continued his education.