Stautzenberger College was established in 1926 in Toledo, Ohio when William Stautzenberger determined a need for providing education at an economical cost to local residents. He started providing programs that would help students get into their professional market quickly by empowering them with required skills. Over the next 50 years, the college curriculum was changed multiple times as college leadership kept changing but Stautzenberger College now offers programs in the following areas:
Medical Technology – accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Veterinary Technology – accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association
Stautzenberger College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools as a diploma and certificate granting institution of learning. There are two more campuses in Brecksville, Ohio and Allen Park, Michigan.
The college is an approved Microsoft IT Academy and offers certification testing for Adobe, Cisco, Linux, and Project+.
Online courses are available for full time college students in psychology and sociology. Distance learning programs are also available in the same subjects; however, students enrolled in distance learning programs are required to purchase course textbooks. Since course offerings change every semester, interested students should check Stautzenberger College’s distance learning webpage for more information.
Full-time programs are available as associate’s degree or diploma programs. Associate degrees help students in transferring to bachelor programs in other regional colleges and universities while a diploma program is best for nontraditional, non-degree seeking students.
Stautzenberger College also offers career and placement services for students by helping them prepare for job interviews and organizing workshops in resume writing.
As an equal opportunity institute, the college provides disability services for students with learning disabilities and other chronic illnesses. Special academic adjustments can be made if a disability proof is provided.
Local businesses and corporations can contact the college to provide workforce development and information technology training to their employees.
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The college offers three unique programs in broadcast captioning, massage therapy, and personal fitness. Students can either enroll in the Associate of Applied Science in Massage Therapy program or the short term massage therapy diploma.
The AA program also offers preparatory classes for the State of Ohio Massage Therapy exam, helping students to launch their professional careers as massage therapists almost immediately after course completion.
Similarly, students can enroll in the Associate of Applied Science in Personal Fitness or the personal fitness diploma. This program provides basic to advanced understanding of physical training and fitness. Students are taught stress management and nutritional skills too. The goal of the program is to prepare you for the National Strength and Conditioning Association certification exam by introducing you to a variety of exercise tests and safe weight loss programs.
The Broadcast Captioning program is an Associate of Applied Business degree that helps prepare students for a legal career as a captioner. By providing hands on training in a real time environment, the program helps students in developing skills that will contribute to their long term professional growth.
The admission process at Stautzenberger College is fairly simple. Students can apply for admission by completing an online application form after paying a nominal application fee. Prospective students are also encouraged to visit the college campus and apply after interviewing with an Admissions Representative.
When applying at Stautzenberger College, you must provide official high school transcripts, in the absence of which you can submit GED scores. All students are required to take a placement test and complete a questionnaire to determine their skills at the time of admission.
Students applying to massage therapy programs should submit their applications directly to State Medical Board of Ohio for Certificate of Preliminary Education. Additional application fee may be applicable for massage therapy programs.
Federal financial aid is available in the form of Pell grants, Supplemental Education Opportunity grants, direct loans, and work study programs. To apply for federal financial aid, students must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at FAFSA.
For available institutional scholarships, students must schedule an appointment with an admissions representative and also consult a financial administrator who can help them in finding alternative state and civic scholarships.
Other financial aid sources include the Workforce Investment Act which provides education benefits for older and economically disadvantaged adults. Military veterans and their families are also eligible to receive financial aid through the Department of Veteran Affairs.
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Student organizations at Stautzenberger College include the Alpha Beta Kappa honor society and the Student Paralegal Association. Membership to the Alpha Beta Kappa chapter requires consistent academic excellence at Stautzenberger and beyond. The Student Paralegal Association is a member of the National Association of Legal Assistants and helps students with certification and job opportunities.
Student clubs and faculty together organize multiple events that provide a great platform for peer to peer interaction such as Military Appreciation Night, Pinning Ceremonies, and the popular Annual Wiener Dog Nationals.
Student facilities include the Testing Center and Student Library. The testing center is available as a private study area for students to complete homework and other coursework. Students can also take mock certification tests here to prepare for state licensure examinations. The library is well stocked with journals and academic papers that can be referred to and borrowed by students for completing assignments. Stautzenberger College students can access the Ohio Web Library network to access thousands of journals online.
A student magazine called The Stautzenberger Signal is published once a year highlighting yearly alumni and faculty achievements. Stautzenberger Unscripted Podcasts are available every week that provide college and local news.
The college has an active career services center that helps current students and alumni in finding new job opportunities and provides them with a list of prospective employers they can network with. Additionally, multiple networking events are organized at the college to help students land jobs even before they graduate.
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