Online Child Care Professional Training Course | Penn Foster

DEAC Accredited Online Child Care Professional School

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments


Penn Foster Career School is both regionally and nationally accredited. These forms of accreditation mean that Penn Foster Career School has met the high standards required by these bodies. We operate with the highest level of integrity, so our graduates can benefit from an accredited online education.

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. 215-662-5603
Penn Foster Career School is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education and Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Penn Foster Career School has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, Penn Foster Career School is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


Penn Foster Career School is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.

Penn Foster Career School is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.

Penn Foster Career School is not approved or regulated as a school by the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Penn Foster Career School is exempt from authorization under AS 14.48 because the program is online or distance delivered and does not have a physical presence in the state of Alaska.


Bright Horizons Family Solutions Penn Foster Career School is an official partner of Bright Horizons Family Solutions® — a leading provider of early education and preschools, employer-sponsored child care, back-up care, educational advisory services and other work/life solutions.

Better Business Bureau

Penn Foster Career School is a Better Business Bureau accredited business with a BBB Rating of A+.


The BBB only accredits the business management of a school, not the quality of the curriculum, or training programs.

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