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On-Demand Training for the Future of Work

As a leading training provider, Penn Foster helps organizations train outplaced and incumbent workers for new roles and enables employers to fill their in-demand positions. The Penn Foster Healthcare Careers Institute currently serves over 40,000 health professionals annually as they work towards credentials in clinical health care, pharmacy, and health administration. Discover our diverse range of career certificate, diploma, and pathway programs.
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Clinical Health Care Programs

Our clinical health care programs offer rapid training in roles which require direct patient care and contact.

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Pharmacy Programs

Penn Foster’s pharmacy programs prepare workers for support roles in hospitals, retail pharmacies, and clinics.

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Health Administration Programs

The health administration programs prepare workers for administrative support roles in hospital, clinic, and private practice settings.

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Our Partnership Model

Badging & Credentialing

Ability to issue accredited, industry-recognized credentials & badges aligned with organization-defined career pathways.

Learning & Admin Portal

Online, mobile-friendly learning experience delivered on Penn Foster's mastery-based learning management system.

Demand Generation

Our team can message, promote, and market the benefits of lifelong learning and upskilling within your organization to drive adoption and sign-ups.

Partner Support

From implementation to ongoing support, our team is dedicated to sharing insights and providing exceptional service to our partners.

Learner Support

Support via text, email, and voice from our 500+ member team helps learners overcome academic and motivational challenges.

Reporting & Dashboards

Our tools track & measure outcomes at scale, with the capability to integrate with partner systems to capture internal and external data.

Featured Healthcare Programs


Penn Foster partners with leading health care providers, workforce development and training organizations, and staffing agencies to upskill and retrain workers.
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Learn about Walmart’s expanded use of our upskilling platform to close critical healthcare skill gaps, providing their frontline workers with online, affordable pathways to new careers.
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eBook: The Future of Work and Training in Healthcare

The healthcare industry has seen a shift in in-demand jobs, with a focus on filling roles in administration and patient support positions. Read how your organization can provide rapid training for displaced and new workers to improve patient quality of care.
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It is a well-designed competency-based training plan and incorporates an online learning platform that is easily accessed by our apprentices. This program is designed to prepare the apprentices for certification and helps us fill immediate workforce gaps.

Christy Chowhan, Clinical Director, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Medical Assistant Career Diploma

I thought it was a great opportunity to bring [the program] to our front-line leaders so that they felt we were investing in them and had some opportunity to grow outside of their day-to-day jobs.

Mary Ruzzi, Program Director, Geisinger Foodservice, Career Readiness Bootcamp

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