Take the first steps towards a rewarding career of helping others with Penn Foster’s Home Health Aide career diploma program. Our Home Health Aide program can help you gain the knowledge and skills valuable for a number of different settings – whether it’s a private home, hospice agency, or within a community setting.
Our Home Health Aide program aligns to and exceeds the minimum Federal requirements for Home Health Aide training, and includes a required externship that allows students to gain valuable hands-on experience under the supervision of a trained professional.
Students are required to perform a 40-hour externship prior to completing this program. It is the student’s responsibility to ultimately find and secure the externship at a site in their area.
- Have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent
School Accreditation Statement
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.