Sophomore Exploratory Labs

Penta offers the Sophomore Exploratory program for students who are interested in exploring career-technical fields on Penta's campus. In this year-long program, sophomores will explore two career areas, earn academic credits, and receive small group and one-on-one career and life skills mentoring. At the conclusion of this program, students will have the tools and knowledge necessary to make informed choices regarding their future educational, career and life plans. As part of the admissions process for this program, students will participate in a Career Assessment prior to acceptance into this program. 

  • Business and Information Technology
  • Construction
  • Health Services
  • Human Services
  • Manufacturing and Transportation

Junior and Senior Programs

Click on a program below to learn more:

Agricultural & Environmental Systems 
Powersports & Engine Systems
Small Animal Care

Arts & Communication
Digital Arts & Design  
Digital Video Production

Business & Administrative Services
Medical Office Management

Construction Technologies
Construction Carpentry
Construction Electricity
Construction Masonry
Construction Remodeling
Heating & Air Conditioning Technology
Construction Concepts

Education & Training
Early Childhood Education  

Health Science
Dental Assistant
Exercise Science & Sports Medicine  
Medical Technologies Academy

Hospitality & Tourism
Culinary Arts

Human Services

Information Technology
Information Technologies Academy

Law & Public Safety
Public Safety-Criminal Justice
Public Safety-Firefighter  

Manufacturing Technologies
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Computer-Aided Design

Marketing Education

Transportation Systems
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology

Admission Criteria

Students must be enrolled in one of the sixteen member school districts to be eligible to apply for admissions to Penta Career Center. Students applying to attend Penta as a sophomore will begin an online applciation to complete a referral for a career assessment. Applying juniors and senior will complete the online applicaiton.