1890
Scranton, PA and Scottsdale, AZ

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AFFORDABLE. ACCREDITED. ACCESSIBLE 

Want a better job? Looking for a new career? Thinking about starting your own business? Today’s students often don’t have time to attend regularly scheduled classes, but through online education, everyone can now get the education they need for the life they want.  Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have educated millions of adults through their online, study-at-home programs. 

When students complete their program through Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, or Penn Foster College, they are prepared for employment opportunities in some of today’s most in-demand career fields, particularly in the areas of: business, technology, engineering, health services, education, and the trades. 

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College programs contain a large amount of relevant, real-word applicable information that can be learned in a flexible, online format which is ideal for people who are interested in changing careers, but can’t take time away from their current job or family obligations.

WHY CHOOSE PENN FOSTER?

  • All learning materials are available as soon as your enrollment is accepted.
  • Students have the flexibility to study online… anytime, anywhere.
  • There are no classes to attend because students complete all of their studies from the comfort and convenience of their own home.
  • Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College offer over 100 career diploma, certificate, high school, and degree programs.
  • Friendly and helpful support from expert instructors dedicated to each student’s success is just a phone call or an email away.
  • We have an extensive online community where students can interact with fellow students, faculty, and alumni. Students can also participate in the hundreds of blogs and academic groups.
  • Web access to learning and student services is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • The tuition is among the lowest of all accredited, online schools. They offer 0% interest and customized monthly payment plans.
  • Students and graduates have immediate access to Penn Foster Career Services, which include resume writing, interview tips, job search techniques, and more.

Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.

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All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Computer Graphic Artist Diploma Construction Technology - AS Degree Construction Trades Diploma Drafting with AutoCAD® Diploma Dressmaking and Design Diploma Floral Design Diploma Furniture and Cabinet Maker Diploma Graphic Design - AS Degree Home Remodeling and Repair Diploma Interior Decorator Diploma Interior Design - AS Degree Jewelry Design and Repair Diploma Plumber Diploma Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design

Business

ABC Certified Wedding Planner Diploma Accounting- AS Degree Administrative Assistant Diploma Bookkeeping Diploma Business Management - AS Degree Business Management - Bachelor Degree Caterer Diploma Event Planning Career Diploma Guest Service Agent Diploma Hotel/Restaurant Management Diploma Human Resources Management - AS Degree Industrial Supervision - AS Degree Payroll Clerk Career Diploma Retail Supervisor Diploma Small Business Management Diploma Tax Preparation Career Diploma Travel and Tourism Specialist Diploma Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resources

Computer Science & IT

Computer Information Systems- AS Degree IT Support Specialist Diploma

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Criminal Justice - AS Degree Criminal Justice - Bachelor Degree Gunsmith Diploma Legal Secretary Diploma Locksmith & Home Security Technician Diploma Paralegal Studies- AS Degree Paralegal Diploma Private Investigator Diploma

Education

Child Care Professional Diploma Early Childhood Education- AS Degree

Engineering

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

Healthcare

Dental Assistant Diploma Health Care Management - AS Degree Home Health Aide Diploma Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma Medical Assistant A.S. Degree Medical Billing and Coding Diploma Medical Transcriptionist Diploma Occupational Therapy Aide Diploma Optician Exam Prep Pharmacy Technician Diploma Pharmacy Technician Professional Career Diploma Physical Therapy Aide Diploma Sterile Processing Career Diploma

High School Diploma

High School Diploma High School Diploma with a Carpentry Pathway High School Diploma with a Plumbing Pathway High School Diploma with an Electrical Pathway High School Diploma with an I.T. Pathway High School Diploma with Automotive Repair Technician Pathway High School Diploma with Child Care Professional Pathway High School Diploma with Culinary Arts Professional Pathway High School Diploma with Early College Courses High School Diploma with Healthcare Pathway High School Diploma with Pharmacy Technician Pathway High School Diploma with Veterinary Assistant Pathway

Math & Science

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