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Graphic showing number 10 with a graduation cap and blog title "10 Jobs You Can Get with an Online Degree, Course, Diploma, or Certificate".
If you’re thinking about going back to school to earn a degree or new qualification, you’ve probably wondered if online school is really worth it, and if you’ll be able to get a job by the end of your program. Keep reading to find out some of the best jobs you can get with an online degree and how Penn Foster can help get you started.
Image of woman in blue scrubs on blue background with text "Top Allied Health Careers."
An effective healthcare team is made up of doctors, nurses, and a range of allied health care providers. From physical therapists to medical assistants, allied health professionals deliver essential services to meet the healthcare needs of patients, while supporting doctors and nurses. With the healthcare industry booming, many allied health workers are needed to make sure that every patient gets quality care. And you can help. Learn more about the best allied health jobs, what allied health careers are in-demand, and find out which is right for you!
Girl in blue scrubs with text that says Dental Assistant vs. Dental Hygienist (What's the Difference?)
Many people often think that dental assistant and dental hygienist are different titles for the same job. However, while there may be some similarities, at the end of the day these are two very different roles with different education requirements, duties, and salaries. Learn more about the differences between a dental assistant and dental hygienist and find out which job is right for you.
vet tech lauren campion on green background with text Vet Tech to Vet Assistant: Advancing Your Career as a Working Parent.
Lauren Campion was a vet assistant in a small animal practice, but knew she wanted to move up in her career to become a veterinarian technician – and to do so, she’d have to pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) and become certified. Here’s how Lauren went to vet tech school online, passed the VTNE on the first try, and got promoted – all while starting a family and working full time.
High school graduate on orange background with text 12 Biggest Myths About Online High School.
When researching information on online high school, you may come across some misconceptions that discourage you from pursuing that path. In this Student Life Blog post, we dispel the four biggest myths and misconceptions of online high school!

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