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.
Penn Foster is one of the world’s largest and most respected online education providers. Their programs are job focused, and they offer training for employment in the fastest-growing fields in business, technology, health care, and the trades.
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.
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.
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.