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Accounting Associate and Undergrad Cert

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If you're interested in the finance industry, Penn Foster's online Accounting programs could be a great fit for you. Classes are affordable and self-paced.


Start for as low as $89/month

Vet Assistant Career Diploma

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If you love working with animals, Penn Foster's online Vet Assistant program can help you train for a career in veterinary sciences. Prepare to sit for the Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA) exam.

Course Details:

  • Topics include exam procedures, medical terminology, and more
  • Self-paced, affordable, and flexible

Start for as low as $59/month

Graphic Design Associate Degree and Undergrad Cert

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If you're interested in creating visual content, Penn Foster's online Graphic Design programs could be a great fit for you. Classes are affordable and self-paced.


Start for as low as $89/month

Human Resources Management Associate Degree

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Penn Foster's online Human Resources Management Associate Degree can help you learn the skills and knowledge needed to work in HR departments

Course topics include:

  • How to create and implement effective employee training strategies
  • How to evaluate performance and motivate workers using compensation strategies
  • How to develop an understanding of labor relations

Start for as low as $59/month

Medical Coding Professional Training

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Penn Foster's Medical Coding Professional Training prepares learners to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CPC exam, the industry gold-standard certification.

Key Details:

  • AAPC exam voucher covered in tuition
  • AAPC Practicode course covered in tuition
  • Student membership to American Academy of Professional Coders

Start for as low as $69/month

Gunsmith

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Explore the Penn Foster Gunsmith Program and gain expertise in various metalworking techniques, design, and firearm repair. This program equips you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in different businesses, from retail sporting shops to launching your own venture. Additionally, it prepares you to apply for a Federal Firearms License, turning your passion into a rewarding profession.

Key Course Details:

  • Gun safety and firearm assembly/disassembly
  • Antique firearm restoration
  • Customizing gun stocks
  • Basic metalwork and metal finishing
  • Machine tool operation

Embark on an exciting journey to become a skilled and trained gunsmith with Penn Foster.


Start for as low as $59/month

Highschool Diploma

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Whether you are a traditional high-school aged student or an adult looking to go back to school, you could earn your High School diploma online with Penn Foster. Pick up where you left off by transfering eligible credits. Affordable, high school education on your own schedule.


Start for as low as $55/month

Computer Info Systems Associate Degree

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If you're analytical with strong troubleshooting skills, Penn Foster's online Computer Info Systems Associate's Degree could prepare you for a career in technology. Programs are self-paced and affordable.

Course topics include:

  • Computer applications and database technology
  • Network protocols and internetworking
  • HTML coding
  • Structured systems analysis and design

Start for as low as $59/month

IT Support Specialist Certification

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Penn Foster’s online IT Support Specialist Career Diploma could be your next step in a career in information technology. This program equips students with fundamental hardware and software skills essential for building, installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer systems. It covers the basics of networking, security, cloud computing, and mobile devices.

Upon completion, graduates can pursue entry-level positions, including:

  • Help Desk Technicians/Analysts
  • IT Support Specialists/Analysts/Technicians
  • Service Desk Analyst

Flexible payment plans available

Bookkeeping Career Diploma

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If you have a sharp eye for detail and enjoy thinking critically to solve problems, Penn Foster's online Bookkeeping Career Diploma could be a good fit for you. Enrolled students receive 1 year subscription to QuickBooks online

Course topics include:

  • Comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online Plus™
  • Overseeing payroll and balacing accounts
  • How to use Microsoft Excel® to organize and format data

Start for as low as $59/month

Human Resources Undergraduate Certificate

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Whether you're looking to refresh your HR skills or build upon your current education, Penn Foster's online Human Resources Undergrad Certificate could be the next step in your career. Study anytime, anywhere with flexible, affordable classes.

Course topics include:

  • How to understand and apply legal requirements, performance-based pay, and commissions
  • How to write professional for business
  • How to develop and implement effective training strategies

Start for as low as $89/month

Facilities Maintenance Professional Training

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Through flexible, career-focused classes, you can build the necessary skills with Penn Foster's online Facilities Maintenance Professional Training.

Course topics include:

  • Industrial workplace safety procedures
  • Preventative maintenance techniques for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems

Start for as low as $59/month

Construction Trades Career Diploma

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If you are interested in combining your creativity with your attention to detail, Penn Foster's online Construction Trades Career Diploma could be the next step for you. Through flexible courses, you can prepare for a career as a carpenter, floor installer, or woodworker.

Course topics include:

  • How to explain construction drawing elements such as shape, style, and design
  • How to install drywall, frame flooring and stairs, and install insulation
  • How to determine correct materials and tools needed to complete a project

Start for as low as $59/month

Auto Repair Technician Career Diploma

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If you have a passion for cars, Penn Foster's online Automotive Repair Technician Career Diploma can prepare you for professional certification through National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification exams.

Key details:

  • Learn about engine repair, automatic transmission/transaxle, and more
  • Enrolled students receive discount for Snap-on tools

Start for as low as $59/month

Pharmacy Technician

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Penn Foster’s Pharmacy Technician program is designed to prepare you for the PTCE and NHA ExCPT exams. With updated program features, including interactive lessons and real-world simulations, you can take the initial steps toward launching an entry-level career in the pharmacy field.

Program Highlights:

  • Courses include Pharmacology, Regulations, and more.
  • Includes interactive lessons and real-world simulations.
  • Flexible learning allows you to study at your own pace.
  • Prepares you for the PTCE and NHA ExCPT exams.

Start for as low as $59/month

CNC Operator Professional Training

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Through Penn Foster's online CNC Operator Professional Training, you can build the skills you need to set up and operate CNC machines. Penn Foster is affordable and flexible. Study anytime, anywhere.

Course topics include:

  • Industrial and manufacturing workplace safety procedures
  • Common hand and power tools and their uses
  • Computer numerical control (CNC) technology and programming

Start for as low as $59/month

Electronics Tech Career Diploma

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Penn Foster's online Electronics Technicians Career Diploma could help you train for a new career. Prepare for the Student Electronics Technician (SET) and the Associate Electronics Technician (CETa) certification through the Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA-I).

Key Details:

  • Topics include: electronic circuits, defective part replacements, and more
  • 9 electronics practice kits included in tuition cost

Start for as low as $59/month

Medical Transcriptionist Career Diploma

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Penn Foster's online Medical Transcriptionist Career Diploma can be the next step in your healthcare career. Prepare to sit for the Registererd Healthcare Documentation Specialist (RHDS) exam offered by ADHI.

Course topics include:

  • How to transcribe and interpret dictation into diagnostic test results and other documents
  • How to translate medical abbreviations into long form
  • How to enter electronic health records into appropriate databases

Start for as low as $59/month

HVAC

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Penn Foster’s HVACR Technician Training Program offers a flexible and affordable approach to building foundational knowledge and skills. The program includes engaging study units, interactive simulations, and demonstration videos for hands-on practice. Expert instructors provide support as you prepare for an in-demand career in HVACR. Upon completion, you'll be ready to sit for the required EPA certification exam, with the cost covered by your tuition.

Online HVACR Tech Classes include:

  • Refrigeration and Electrical Systems
  • Residential and Light Commercial HVACR Systems
  • HVACR System Design and Installation
  • And more!

Start for as low as $59/month

Diesel Mechanics/ Heavy Truck Maintenance Career Diploma

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Penn Foster's online Diesel Mechanics/ Heavy Truck Maintenance Career Diploma can help you build your industry knowledge and skills while preparing for the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification Medium-Heavy Truck tests.

Key details:

  • Enrolled students receive a discount for Snap-on tools
  • Cover fundamental topics such as basic diesel engine operations, troubleshooting, and repair

Start for as low as $59/month

Residential Electrician

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Embark on your journey towards a career as a Residential Electrician with Penn Foster's online Electrician Career Diploma. Our electrician courses are designed in short, interactive, and mobile-friendly lessons, providing the skills necessary for an entry-level position in the field.

Key Features:

  • Learn how to apply and comply with the National Electric Code (NEC)
  • National Accreditation for Comprehensive Learning
  • Suitable for Aspiring Electricians in Construction, Contracting, or Manufacturing
  • Course Highlights Include Electrical Fundamentals, Safety, Tools, and Reading Drawings
  • Snap-on Tools discount
  • Accessible Learning Platform for Flexibility and Convenience

Start for as low as $59/month

Dental Assistant Career Diploma

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You could prepare for a career in the dental industry with Penn Foster's online Dental Assistant Career Diploma program. Prepare to sit for the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam and the Infection Control Exam (ICE) from the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).

Course topics include:

  • Best practices and procedures for preventing disease transmission in a dental office
  • Front office responsibilities, such as bookkeeping and record keeping
  • Goals of preventative dentistry and the relationship between nutrition and dental care

Start for as low as $59/month

Home Health Aide Career Diploma

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If you're looking for a career in healthcare that allows you to help take care of patients, Penn Foster's online Home Health Aide Career Diploma could be a good fit for you. Program is affordable and flexible. Study anytime, anywhere.

Course topics include:

  • How to apply ethical and legal rules and regulations for direct care workers
  • How to speak with patients, family, medical personnel, and others using terminology
  • How to apply standard procedures to maintain clean and safe environments

Start for as low as $59/month

Medical Admin Assistant

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Whether you aspire to work in doctors' offices, hospitals, insurance companies, or public health clinics, our online Medical Administrative Assistant Program is designed to launch your career. The program offers flexibility, affordability, accreditation, and expert faculty support. With no set schedule, you can study at your own pace and convenience.

Key program highlights:

  • Study at your own time and pace, fitting into your schedule.
  • Program includes a voucher to cover the cost of your Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) exam ($115 value).
  • Topics covered include Body Systems/Terminology, Basic Pharmacology, Electronic Medical Records, and more.

Flexible payment plans available.


Start for as low as $59/month

Medical Billing & Coding

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Embark on a rewarding career in the healthcare industry with the Medical Billing and Coding Career Diploma Program from Penn Foster. This online program offers convenient, mobile-friendly lessons to support your journey to earn a career diploma.

Program Highlights:

  • Short, mobile-friendly lessons for flexible learning.
  • Prepare for certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).

Start for as low as $59/month

Physical Therapy

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You could train for a career as a Physical Therapy Aide with Penn Foster's online program. In as little as one month, you can learn online, at your own pace, and on your schedule. The program covers essential topics such as medical terminology, physical dysfunctions, treatment techniques, and effective communication with patients. Explore the Clinical Work Experience option for hands-on training by professionals in the field, ensuring you're well-prepared for your future as a physical therapy aide.


Start for as low as $59/month

Medical Assistant

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If you have a passion for medicine and helping others, Penn Foster's Medical Assistant Program is designed to provide fundamental skills and credentials for a career in the healthcare industry. Explore healthcare careers from the comfort of your home at your own pace.

Key program features:

  • Learn clinical procedures, anatomy, physiology, and psychology basics.
  • Prepare for careers in various healthcare settings, such as doctors' offices, clinics, and hospitals.
  • Curriculum aligns with industry certifications, including CCMA, NCMA, and CMAC.

Start for as low as $59/month

Sterile Processing Career Diploma

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If you are detailed-oriented and want to train for a role in healthcare, Penn Foster's online Sterile Processing Technician Career Diploma could help you take the next step on your own time. Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) Certification exam offered by the Healthcare Sterile Processing Association (HSPA). Cost of exam is covered in tuition.

Course Details:

  • Topics include aseptic technique, HIPAA privacy regulations, and more
  • Self-paced, affordable, and flexible

Start for as low as $59/month

Plumber

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Embark on your journey towards becoming a professional plumber with Penn Foster's online Plumber Training. Our comprehensive program includes interactive animations, simulations, and videos to help you acquire the skills needed for an entry-level career, all at your own pace.

Key Subjects Covered:

  • Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools
  • Modern Plumbing Techniques
  • Math for Plumbers and Pipefitters
  • National Standard Plumbing Code
  • And Much More!

Start today and build the expertise required for a successful career in plumbing.


Start for as low as $59/month

Tax Prep Career Diploma

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If you're interested in a seasonal career to increase your income, Penn Foster's online Tax Preparation Career Diploma can prepare you to become a certified tax professional. Sit for the National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) Tax Certification Exam.

Course topics include:

  • Taxation laws and regulations
  • Income tax preparation
  • Itemized deductions

Start for as low as $59/month

Paralegal Career Diploma

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If you are interested in learning about the law online, Penn Foster's Paralegal Career Diploma could help you take the next steps towards working in the legal industry, all at your own pace. Enrolled students receive access to Lexis.com for the duration of their program.

Course Details:

  • Study anytime, anywhere
  • Affordable tuition with flexible payment plans available
  • Topics include legal paperwork preparation, court document filing, legal research, and more
  • Train for a career as a legal secretary, legal assistant, or paralegal

Start for as low as $59/month

Property Mangement Certificate

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Through Penn Foster's online Property Management certificate, you can learn business and property essentials from your own home. Classes are affordable and self-paced.

Course topics include:

  • Tenant relations
  • Real estate law
  • Risk management and fair housing

Start for as low as $49/month

About school

For more than 125 years, Penn Foster has been dedicated to assisting individuals in launching, accelerating, and thriving in their careers. Penn Foster provides students with a quality education tailored to their busy lifestyles and budgets, offering self-paced, career-relevant programs across its College, Career School, and High School. The programs are structured to fit the learning needs of students, allowing them to achieve their goals with the flexibility to study at their convenience, anytime, anywhere. With a focus on relevant skills and career preparation, Penn Foster helps students graduate with confidence, providing a pathway toward their career goals.