Penn Foster Career School

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Learn at home with Penn Foster Career School and you’ll get the support you need while learning at your own pace.

Having the right skills is vitally important in today’s super-competitive job market. With online training from Penn Foster Career School, students are assured of learning up-to-date career skills that will prepare them for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Students at Penn Foster Career School can get the training they need quickly, conveniently, and affordably.

Learn the skills you need to become a:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Pharmacy Technician

In as little as one year!

Penn Foster Career School is one of the most affordable, accredited online schools. Students’ tuition includes all their study materials including books, study guides, and learning aids. And Penn Foster offers 0% APR financing and customized payment plans.

Penn Foster Career School offers training in a variety of career fields, but one career field that has proven particularly successful has been health care. Penn Foster Career School offers both certificate and career diploma programs in some of today’s fastest-growing health-care careers. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, 10 of the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the U.S. are health-care related. It is projected that the health-care industry alone will generate 3.2 million jobs between 2008 and 2018. And, most health-care workers have jobs that require less than four years of college education.*


*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Career Guide to Industries, 2010-11 Edition, Healthcare, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/cgs035.htm.

Penn Foster Career School is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Penn Foster Career School is also licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.

Programs Available at Penn Foster Career School:

Dental Assistant - Career Diploma

Learn the skills you need to become a Dental Assistant — at home, at your own pace with Penn Foster Career School.

As a Dental Assistant, you need to know how to manage office operations, understand dental terminology and procedures, schedule appointments, update patient records, and more. The Penn Foster Career School Dental Assistant Program can help you learn these skills quickly and conveniently. Your courses include:

  • Dental Terminology and Anatomy
  • Law and Ethics
  • Infection Control
  • Radiology
  • Records Management
  • Dental Insurance
    …and others.


Medical Administrative Assistant - Career Diploma

You could be a Medical Administrative Assistant in as little as one year! Learn at home with Penn Foster Career School and you’ll get the support you need while learning at your own pace.

As a Medical Administrative Assistant, you’ll need to know medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, and office procedures. The Penn Foster Career School program can help you learn these skills and many more affordably, quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Law, Ethics, and Confidentiality in Allied Health
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Medical Terminology
    … and more.


Medical Billing and Coding - Career Diploma

Learn medical billing at home with the Medical Coding and Billing training program from Penn Foster Career School.

As a Medical Coding and Billing Professional, you’ll need to know how to manage records and file claims, prepare insurance forms, and handle billing. The Penn Foster Medical Coding and Billing Program can help you develop these skills. Whether you work for a clinic, doctor’s office, hospital or private billing service you’ll have a career you can be proud of!



Pharmacy Technician - Career Diploma

You could be a Pharmacy Technician in as little as one year! Learn at home with Penn Foster Career School and you’ll get the support you need while learning at your own pace.

You’ll get the training you need to work closely with pharmacists in providing medication and health care products to patients. Whether you’ll work for a retail pharmacy, local druggist, grocery store, or hospital, you’ll be an important part of a rewarding profession.

Our Pharmacy Technician training program provides you the skills you need to succeed and even offers a Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam Review.

As a Pharmacy Technician, you’ll need to know medical terminology, managing and updating patient records, and office procedures. The Penn Foster Career School program can help you learn these skills and many more affordably, quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Receive prescriptions from doctors and hospitals.
  • Prepare prescriptions for patients.
  • Verify insurance and prescription information.
  • Assist the pharmacist with everyday duties.


Penn Foster Career School Campus:

  • Penn Foster Career School Campus Online

    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, one of the world’s largest nationally accredited online schools, has educated millions of adults through their study-at-home programs.

    After enrolling at Penn Foster Career School, students can begin their coursework immediately, and because students study at their own pace, there is no one to push them forward and no one to hold them back. They take the time they need to understand the material. Students can study online, in print, or a combination of both. Students work independently, but not alone. Expert instructors and support staff are just a phone call, message board, or email away.