Take the first steps towards an exciting career as a business owner or freelancer with Penn Foster Career School’s Virtual Assistant training program. Learn online, at your own pace, with lessons from Lisa Morosky, author of the popular eBook, The Go-Getter's Guide to Becoming a Virtual Assistant, Getting and Keeping Clients, and More!
Virtual assistants are independent contractors who provide administrative services to clients – typically from a home setting. As a virtual assistant, you can be your own boss, set your own hours, or work as a freelancer or through a virtual staffing company. In addition to learning skills like web writing, communication, and presentation, Penn Foster Career School’s Virtual Assistant program also includes lessons on starting your own business, managing time and clients, and more!
- Have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent
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Penn Foster Accreditation and Licenses
- Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster High School are regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. And, nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
- Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster High School are licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.
- Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.