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In today’s job market, we know that having employer-recognized, career-aligned education and training is one of your top priorities. Understanding what companies look for lets us help you find a job that not only fits your interests, but that’s in-demand, so you’re confident putting your time and energy into online education. At Penn Foster, we update existing programs and develop new ones where we can better help you build the skills you need to apply for these jobs. Here’s how we approach these changes to make sure our programs help meet your goals!
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Medical billing and coding is a stable, in-demand job that can be perfect for those who enjoy working in an office setting with the potential to work remotely. As a medical coder, you’ll play a vital role in healthcare, ensuring patients are billed accurately and insurance claims are filed appropriately. But what does it take to become a medical coder? What’s the salary like? Learn everything you need to know in our comprehensive guide to becoming a medical billing and coding professional.
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It’s no secret: the medical field is growing and in need of more skilled workers. This is a great advantage for people interested in work that helps others with a bright career outlook. Medical assistants are needed in a variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, physician’s practices, nursing homes, clinics, chiropractic offices, laboratories, and more. With 18% more medical assistant jobs projected until 2030 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many are looking to hop on the Allied Health train and establish themselves in the field. Interested? Let’s dive into what medical assistants do from day-to-day and see what types of people do best in this line of work.
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Named a 2018 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, Penn Foster supports the men and women who serve our country. With Military, MyCAA, and Veteran benefits, we aim to make Penn Foster the military friendly school that students in the armed forces choose to build better futures through our self-paced, flexible programs.
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Skilled HVAC technicians can find career opportunities in a variety of industries, from manufacturing to refrigeration companies. With almost every building, from residential to commercial, needing heating and cooling to maintain a comfortable temperature, a career in HVAC can be a stable, rewarding one. To start working as an HVAC technician, most employers prefer you have a high school diploma, post-high school training through a career or technical school, certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and many also want you to complete an apprenticeship before you’re considered a full tech.

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