925 Oak Street, Scranton, PA 18515

School Details

Penn Foster’s expertise in distance learning and genuine desire to help students meet their educational aspirations has helped students worldwide for over a century. More than 13,000,000 people have taken Penn Foster programs, and more than 130,000 students are actively enrolled in studies. Penn Foster offers online career-focused and blended learning opportunities completely at a distance, and retains headquarters in Scranton, Pennsylvania and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Penn Foster supports distance education students with:

  • Open enrollment
  • Self-paced online courses 
  • 24/7 online support
  • A Penn Foster Study Planner that organizes study plans and due dates
  • Exams provided through the online Student Portal
  • Career services 

Penn Foster offers a broad scope of degrees, careers diplomas, and certificates ranging from high school diplomas to undergraduate certificates to associate and bachelor’s degrees. Three schools make up Penn Foster.

  • Penn Foster College awards associate degrees, bachelor degrees and diploma programs.
  • Penn Foster Career School provides career diploma and certificate opportunities.
  • Penn Foster High School gives students the choice to earn a traditional high school diploma, or opt to complete diplomas with career concentrations.

Degree programs offered at Penn Foster College include studies in:

  • Business Management
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • Medical Assistant
  • Human Resources Management.

Completion time depends upon the degree program as well as each student’s schedule.

Though Penn Foster does not have a physical campus, some courses may blend online learning with more traditional forms of correspondence courses, including textbooks and print materials for study purposes.

Penn Foster upholds a strong, military-friendly relationship and retains a 2016 Military Friendly School® designation by G.I. Jobs. Penn Foster supports the military and veterans with discounts and VA benefits.

Students who are interested in more details on specific programs and requirements should request more information.

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Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster College Accreditation and Licenses

  • Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.

All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Construction Technology - AS Degree Fashion Merchandising - AS Degree Graphic Design - AS Degree Interior Design - AS Degree Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design


ABC Certified Wedding Planner Accounting- AS Degree Administrative Assistant Bookkeeping Business Management - AS Degree Business Management - Bachelor Degree Finance- AS Degree Human Resources Management - AS Degree Industrial Supervision - AS Degree Marketing - AS Degree Retail Management - AS Degree Travel and Tourism Specialist Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resources

Computer Science & IT

Computer Information Systems- AS Degree PC Maintenance Technology - AS Degree

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Criminal Justice - AS Degree Criminal Justice - Bachelor Degree Gunsmith Paralegal Paralegal Studies- AS Degree


Early Childhood Education- AS Degree


Auto Repair Technician Diesel Mechanics / Heavy Truck Maintenance Engineering Technology - AS Degree HVACR Technician Industrial Electronics & Electrical Maintenance Technology - AS Degree Manufacturing - AS Degree Residential Electrician Undergraduate Certificate in Foundation Skills for Technology


Dental Assistant Health Care Management - AS Degree Home Health Aide Medical Administrative Assistant Medical Assistant A.S. Degree Medical Billing and Coding Medical Transcriptionist Optician Pharmacy Technician Professional Career Diploma

Math & Science

Dog Obedience Trainer / Instructor Veterinary Assistant Career Diploma Veterinary Technician - AS Degree Veterinary Technology - Bachelor Degree Wildlife / Forestry Conservation