Online high school diploma curriculum

Your learners' online high school diploma program consists of 16 core credits and 5 elective credits, ranging from academic electives like American literature and algebra to career pathway electives, like pharmacy technician, residential electrician, or vet assistant. The core curriculum is made up of English, math, social studies, science, arts and humanities, and health and physical education classes. Find more information about the high school classes your learners will take at Penn Foster High School below.

High School

Diploma Accredited

Average completion time: 8-12 mo

  • 16 core credits
  • 5 elective credits

Orientation (Select two of the following courses.)





Social Studies

Health & Physical Education

Electives: Vocational

Electives: Academic/College Preparation

Electives: General

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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