Education Courses for College Credit
Earn college credits for education courses including topics such as Child Growth and Development, Infant and Toddler Care, Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, and more with Penn Foster College.
Whether you want to get a jump-start on your college education or earn additional credits towards a degree, Penn Foster College is here to help. Study online, at your own time, and receive support when you need it from our expert faculty and staff.
Can't find the courses you're looking for?
At Penn Foster, we offer individual college courses in general studies, humanities, science, mathematics, business, healthcare, engineering, and more! For the full listing of available online college classes, browse our undergraduate catalogue at the link below. You’ll find course descriptions, credit hours, and details on college enrollment.View Catalogue
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Will credits from Penn Foster College transfer into another college degree program?
Many of Penn Foster College’s individual online classes are ACE approved and our programs are nationally accredited, meaning that you may be able to transfer your courses to another institution. Credits earned in Penn Foster programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. If you are planning to continue your education with another school after you earn your degree from Penn Foster, you should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies.
What Penn Foster degrees or diplomas are available to someone interested in taking more education courses?
If you’re interested in taking more education classes or pursuing a degree in the field, Penn Foster offers a variety of online degrees and diplomas in childcare and early childhood education, including the Early Childhood Education Associate Degree, Child Development Training, and CDA Credential Preparation. You can browse all our online education courses here.
How do I know if studying education is right for me?
If you’re someone who is compassionate, loves working with children, and wants a career that makes a difference, studying education could be right for you! Teachers and childcare professionals work hard every day to help children learn and grow, making it a rewarding career path.