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Increase enrollments, expand course offerings, and improve student outcomes with our online high school diploma and college course portfolio

Human Services

Enhance economic mobility for underserved and under-skilled youth and adult populations with our online education and skills training programs

Employers

Upskill your workforce, close skills gaps and improve employee retention with our education, skills training and apprenticeship programs

High Schools

Keep students engaged and improve graduation rates with our dropout retrieval, credit recovery, summer school, and softs skills training programs

Staffing Firms

Improve retention, increase placement rates, and expand earning potential for associates with our online education and upskilling solutions

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Skills | Credentials | Apprenticeships

Penn Foster’s combination of skills, technology, and service provides the capabilities to meet your organization’s unique education and training needs.
  • 76% of graduates are employed or in college

    Access

    Learners have anytime, anywhere online access to course materials
  • 97% of graduates achieve the goals they set prior to starting Penn Foster

    Modular

    Modular training tailored to your specific organizational and employee needs
  • 89% of graduates feel well prepared to enter the workforce

    Experience

    Trusted training partners to 1,000+ organizations
  • 89% of graduates feel well prepared to advance their careers

    Support

    Including program design, demand, onboarding, profession, & reporting

Penn Foster Blog

  • Prepare Displaced Workers for In-Demand Veterinary Assistant Roles ·
    Despite the pandemic, the veterinary healthcare industry has been overwhelmed with patients and appointments. While other sectors, from healthcare to manufacturing, have been forced to furlough workers veterinary practices have had to hire more team members to meet their clients’ needs. With a deficit of trained, skilled veterinary assistants, practices are feeling the strain of increased appointments and teams are stretched thin attempting to keep up. ...more
  • How Certified Pharmacy Technicians Are Vital to Retail Pharmacies ·
    As the pandemic continues to change the healthcare landscape, frontline workers are more heavily relied-on than ever before. For retail pharmacies facing increased workloads due to a growth in demand for prescription drugs, in addition to taking on more direct-care work before and during the spread of COVID-19, the need for skilled pharmacy technicians is great. But finding the right applicants to fill open positions isn’t always easy. In order to minimize the cost of constant turnover by increasing employee retention, a focus on training and certifying pharmacy technicians is a must. ...more
  • New Interactive Learning Aids for Skilled Trades Training Programs ·
    For over 125 years, Penn Foster has taught working learners and partnered with skilled trades organizations to help tens of thousands of students gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed on their career paths. Part of this Penn Foster mission is to provide comprehensive courses, applicable technology, and a wide array of flexible services aimed at the needs of the working learner- which anymore, should include an emphasis on interactivity. ...more

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Employbridge
Bright Horizons
Learning Care Group
UAW-Ford
Workforce Solutions Dallas
Chicago Cred
Bluepearl
Baker & Taylor
California Steel Industries Inc.
CVS Pharmacy
Banfield Pet Hospital
Walgreens
National Guard Youth Challenge
Jevs Human Resources
VCA
Pima Medical Institute
Penske Corporation
Job Corps
YouthBuild
Dorsey Schools
The School Board of Polk County, FL
College of Business Technology