Taxidermy Courses & Classes in Arkansas

At the Busen School of Taxidermy in Arkansas, our sole purpose to educate and train the professionals who are looking to become leaders and experts in the field of Taxidermy, plain and simple. You will be entrenched in a hands-on and experience-driven course covering mammals, birds, and fish in an individualized, personal environment.

The Busen Experience

Our instructor Rudy Busen has over 27 years of Taxidermy work and 14 years of teaching experience. Students will receive an in-depth Taxidermy education and Taxidermy training from Rudy who will work closely with every individual student to ensure critical and precise technique in this field. The personal attention and individual experience are what launches successful careers in creating lifelike mounts.

What You Will Get Out of It

The hands-on experience will allow you to get the proper experience and Taxidermy training needed to make a career out of this skillset. Our courses will go above and beyond the average taxidermy skills. Our mission is to set you apart from every other taxidermist using individual skills along with proper technique and creativity.


From a Taxidermy school standpoint, we provide you with all the resources you need in order to get the full-experience and skills to become a Taxidermist. We are located in Beaver Lake, and there are several reasonable hotels with kitchenettes nearby. Transportation to and from the hotel can be arranged if necessary. You may also bring a camping trailer if you wish.

If you’re looking to get the proper education in Taxidermy, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Contact Busen School of Taxidermy at 479-925-1900 or for more information about courses and classes!