Weddings take place every day, all over the world. Many couples look to a wedding planner to assist with critical decisions regarding their upcoming wedding. Penn Foster makes it possible for students to become an ABC Certified Wedding Planner from home.
Penn Foster offers a diploma program to students interested in wedding planning. Students complete five Instruction Sets which may include Wedding Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions, Wedding Vendors and Service, and Multimedia Marketing. Students begin by studying the elements of weddings and keys to a successful business. Students are taught different aspects of networking and phone and email etiquette. Some clients might want to incorporate religious traditions or customs into the wedding. Students are trained on religious wedding ceremonies and cultural traditions. Wedding planners often are responsible for seeing that wedding invitations, announcements and guest lists are distributed.
Students in the Wedding Planner program should learn the basics of a bridal business. Students learn basic marketing concepts and conduct market research. Wedding planners are responsible for arranging all the events prior to the wedding day. The students learn how to assist with guest list planning, reception menu, and music.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Penn Foster College is accredited by:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
The DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster College is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education.
Penn Foster College’s Veterinary Technician Associate Degree has full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).
The Penn Foster College Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for many Penn Foster College courses. Credits earned in Penn Foster College programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. Students who plan to continue their education with another school after earning a degree from Penn Foster College should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies.