Frequently Asked Questions

VANTAGE is a college-preparatory academic program with a focus on specific career fields. Courses combine challenging high school classes and project-based learning in a professional environment to give students a head-start on their future career. This program is designed to develop highly-skilled professionals for high-demand careers. New careers fields are added each year.

Tapping the expansive network of the Twin Cities business and professional community, students learn from guest instructors, partner-driven projects, and mentors. Beyond the academic program, students develop communication, collaboration, project-management, presentation, and professional skills that distinguish them from their peers. Imagine the potential benefits of writing your college essay about a business problem you studied for Best Buy, generational research you completed for a book being published in the next year, or the clinical simulation you completed with a leading research hospital.

Each area of study has a unique personality, bringing together students with similar career interests, facilitated by a team of licensed Minnetonka teachers. Each course fulfills at least one graduation requirement. Classes meet at the VANTAGE offices on Baker Road. Click on the course of study to read the course description, prerequisites and number of hours/credits.

VANTAGE students standing alongside their business partners.