a The major difference between regional and national accrediting agencies lies in the type of institutions that they evaluate and accredit. Regional agencies are responsible for accrediting public colleges and universities and major private, nonprofit institutions. National agencies accredit private, proprietary schools and specialty institutions such as correspondence schools.
a Penn Foster’s programs can be up to 70% less expensive than traditional brick and mortar schools, and each program has its own tuition with several payment options. Students can pay in full and receive a discount on their tuition or pay with monthly payments. An automatic payment plan is available, which also includes a discount on tuition. You can enroll in many of our programs for an average cost of $2 a day. Only a limited number of programs have one or two payment options.
a Study times vary by program, depending on the number of hours you can commit to studying each week. All of Penn Foster's programs are self-paced and flexible, to best fit your schedule.
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This is not a GED program. Upon completion of your program, you will graduate with a diploma, ready to hit the workforce with confidence. And because it is more than a test, you can customize the learning to meet your needs. Our program is designed to support you, the student, on your path to reach your goals. We offer flexibility, credibility and real-world learning. Do you want to get your high school diploma? Want to learn more about carpentry or technology for a career after graduation? Penn Foster High School offers a lot of great options.
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HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
HIGH SCHOOL WITH HEALTHCARE CONCENTRATION