Stautzenberger College- Brecksville Campus

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Classes from SC- Brecksville

Diploma in Dental Assisting


Join our Dental Assisting Diploma program at the Maumee and Brecksville Campuses, and embark on a rewarding career as a Dental Assistant. Here's what you can expect:

Program Overview

Our program is meticulously designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as Dental Assistants across various dental settings. You will receive comprehensive instruction in dental assisting procedures, including chairside assisting, dental office administration, infection control, and common dental treatment procedures performed in dental settings.

Hands-On Learning

In addition to attending courses, students will engage in out-of-class assignments, which may include reading, exercises, problem-solving tasks, projects, research, papers, and presentations. These practical activities ensure that you're well-prepared to apply your knowledge in real-world scenarios. Anticipate dedicating approximately two hours to out-of-class activities for every one hour of lecture.

Program Outcomes

By the end of the program, you should be able to:

  • Professionalism and Communication: Demonstrate the importance of professionalism, communication, and collaboration skills in a professional dental setting.

  • Ethical Standards: Identify and describe the legal and ethical standards, guidelines, and regulations relevant to the dental field and dental assisting.

  • Dental Assisting Skills: Explain the knowledge, skills, and professional behavior necessary to perform as a competent entry-level dental assistant in various settings.

  • Administrative Proficiency: Explain and perform dental office administrative tasks effectively.

  • Infection Control: Demonstrate knowledge of environmental issues, including bloodborne pathogens, as they relate to infection control and dentistry.

  • Clinical Skills: Demonstrate the clinical skills, diagnostic procedures, and appropriate operational functions of dental assisting as defined by state and local regulations and/or licensure requirements.

  • Safe Working Conditions: Demonstrate skills and attitudes that contribute to safe working conditions in the dental office.

  • Radiography Proficiency: Expose, process, mount, and evaluate diagnostic dental radiographs as prescribed by the dentist.

If you're passionate about dentistry and aspire to become a Dental Assistant, our diploma program will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the dental profession. Join us today and take the first step toward a rewarding career in dental assisting!

$13,900 total

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography


Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career in Diagnostic Medical Sonography? Stautzenberger College's Academic Associate of Applied Science Degree program is designed to prepare students for a fulfilling journey in the field of sonography, with a particular focus on general ultrasound. Graduates of our program will develop a strong foundation in cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills, enabling them to perform high-quality diagnostic ultrasound examinations.

Program Highlights:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of human gross and sectional anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal sonographic appearances in diagnostic imaging.
  • Learn about acoustical physics, Doppler principles, and ultrasound instrumentation to optimize ultrasound examinations.
  • Understand ultrasound and tissue interactions, including the assessment of the probability of biological effects.
  • Explore the role of a sonographer in performing interventional and invasive procedures.
  • Our Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at the Brecksville Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), as recommended by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Program Details:

Delivery Method: Hybrid (Combining Online and On-Campus)

Program Length: 19 months

Total Credits: 112

Join our program and start your journey towards becoming a proficient Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, contributing to the healthcare industry's diagnostic imaging needs.

Financial aid (may be available)

Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technician


Are you passionate about animal health and well-being? Our Associate of Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technician is designed to prepare you with the skills and procedures necessary to contribute effectively to the care of veterinary patients. Whether your goal is to work in a small animal clinic or gain exposure to large animal and research settings, this program offers a comprehensive education.

Program Overview

In this program, the emphasis is on preparing students for small animal clinic settings, but it also includes exposure to large animals and research information. Veterinary technicians, under the supervision of veterinarians, play crucial roles in animal care. Their responsibilities range from restraining animals and collecting samples to providing nursing care, administering medications, record-keeping, and educating clients.

Additional skills encompass anesthesia administration, surgical nursing, radiographic procedures, dental prophylaxis, clinical pathology procedures, and medication preparation. This program addresses each of these areas, providing students with opportunities to develop and demonstrate the required skills and abilities to succeed in a professional veterinary context.

Hands-On Learning

To successfully complete this AVMA accredited program, students must attend class sessions and fulfill all in-class and out-of-class assignments. These assignments may include reading, projects, papers, various learning activities, and the required AVMA Essential Skills list. On average, students can anticipate dedicating about two hours to out-of-class activities for every one hour of lecture.

Certification and Career Opportunities

Upon successfully completing the program, students have the opportunity to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Exam and gain certification. They can then seek or obtain employment as a credentialed Veterinary Technician in the veterinary field.

Join our program and embark on a fulfilling journey to become a credentialed Veterinary Technician. Your contribution to animal care will make a significant impact on their well-being!

Financial aid (may be available)

About school

Stautzenberger College, initiated in 1926 by William H. Stautzenberger with the goal of providing cost-effective business education, has undergone several ownership transitions over the years. In 1999, it became part of the American Higher Education Development Corporation. In 2005, the institution extended its reach by establishing a branch campus in Strongsville, Ohio. As the school introduced additional programs and saw an increase in student enrollment, it relocated to a larger facility in Brecksville, Ohio.

In the Cleveland, OH area

8001 Katherine Boulevard, Brecksville, OH 44141