Penn Foster Career School / Penn Foster College

Category: Non traditional | State: XX

About Penn Foster Career School / Penn Foster College

Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College have educated millions of students through online programs. Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Penn Foster College is nationally accredited. The schools offer affordable education and training in high demand fields such as health care, technology, business, automotive technology, and trades. Students enjoy Penn Foster because they complete all of their coursework from home, at their own pace. The affordable, pay as you go tuition covers study materials, textbooks, learning aids, tools, grading, instructor support, career services and success coaching.

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Why you should attend?

Students of Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College learn on their own time, at their own pace, wherever they have an internet connection. There are no concrete due dates for exams, taking the pressure off busy military members and their families and allowing them to learn when it is convenient. They can reach their instructors by phone and email, and have access to robust online student communities 24/7. Our student portal is mobile-friendly, allowing students to learn anytime, anywhere. Penn Foster's 2016 Graduate of the Year was a military student who earned his Criminal Justice A.S. degree and is currently working towards his Criminal Justice B.S. degree. He was a U.S. Army veteran who sustained and overcame an injury while deployed in Afghanistan.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


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A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

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