Located in Perrysburg Ohio, Penta Career Center offers vocational training for high school students and adults. The school actively recruits involvement from local business and industry leaders to reach its goal of real-world learning. A Career Services Center at Penta assists students in "school to work" experiences through local internship placement as well as part-time and seasonal work opportunities. In addition, the Center staff can help with resume and cover letter development and also prepares students with "mock interview" sessions.
The Adult Education site at Penta offers GED preparation classes as well as Adult Basic Literacy Education (ABLE) classes, both free of charge. Penta offers full time vocational training in the following fields:
- Auto Body Collision
- Automotive Technologies
- Builder, Contractor & Remodeler
- General Office & Clerical Services
- Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Refrigeration
- Machine Trades / CNC
- Welding & Fabrication
Tuition for the 2013/2014 school year for these programs ranges from approximately $3800 to $4800, with financial aid available for students who quality. Financial aid sources include traditional Pell Grants and Veterans Benefits as well as help for the unemployed, dislocated, or disabled through the Workforce Investment Act, the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act, and the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation.
There are part time offerings as well and Penta maintains a large online course base called ed2go with more than 300 classes available at a cost of $89 per course for the 2013/2014 school year. In partnership with Boston Reed College Penta offers intensive online programs in Medical Billing and Coding and Electronic Health Records.
For high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, Penta offers a wide variety of vocational programs, most of which can be taken with college credit and internship options.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Penta Career Center by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||85%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||85%||$3,634|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, Penta Career Center may provide student services including:
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assistance to find work
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Penta Career Center.
- Sandusky Career Center in Sandusky, OH (44 miles away)
- EHOVE Career Center in Milan, OH (50 miles away)
- Pioneer Career and Technology Center in Shelby, OH (65 miles away)
- Apollo Career Center in Lima, OH (70 miles away)
- Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center in Oberlin, OH (72 miles away)