Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College is a U.S. for-profit, nationally accredited distance education private college. It is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Students of Penn Foster can study online at their own pace. Penn Foster College offers Bachelor and Associate Degree programs for in-demand careers.

Penn Foster College provides students with the opportunity to earn Bachelor’s Degrees, Associate Degrees, and undergraduate certificates through online courses and instruction, as well as printed materials delivered to their homes. All Penn Foster programs are non-synchronous, meaning they can be started at any time. Students can choose from programs in Business, Criminal Justice, Graphic Design, Early Childhood Education, Engineering, Health Services, Paralegal Studies, Technology, and Veterinary Technician areas. Students can also enroll in individual courses.

Penn Foster College has met the standards set by the Distance Education and Training Council, and is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, authorizing Penn Foster College to award Associate of Science and Bachelor of Science Degrees.

Penn Foster College also grants students access to Career Cruising career services, as well as a Student Community for students to interact with faculty, staff, and other students.

Online and distance learning programs at Penn Foster College include:

  • Bachelor's in Business Management
  • Bachelor's in Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Accounting
  • Associate in Business Management
  • Associate in Computer Information Systems
  • Associate in Construction Technology
  • Associate in Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Early Childhood Education
  • Associate in Engineering Technology
  • Associate in Fashion Merchandising
  • Associate in Finance
  • Associate in Graphic Design
  • Associate in Health Care Management
  • Associate in Human Resources Management
  • Associate in Industrial Electronics and Electrical Maintenance Technology
  • Associate in Interior Design
  • Associate in Marketing
  • Associate in Medical Assistant
  • Associate in Paralegal Studies
  • Associate in PC Maintenance Technology
  • Associate in Retail Management
  • Associate in Veterinary Technician
  • Associate in Veterinary Technician (with eBooks)
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Foundation Skills for Technology
  • Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resources

Penn Foster also offers individual college courses in Art Appreciation, Computer Applications, Financial Accounting, Financial Management, Information Literacy, Math for Business and Finance, Music Appreciation and Principles of Management.

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