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Business

Browse a list of online business courses offered by Penn Foster, from a Business Management Associate Degree to a Human Resources Management Certificate.

AVG SALARY*

$36,200/yr

NUMBER OF JOBS*

505,000

JOB GROWTH*

5%

Business Programs

22 Programs

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Accounting

Associate Degree 16-24 mo As low as $60/mo
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Accounting Essentials

Certificate 3-7 mo As low as $50/mo
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Accounting

Undergrad. Cert. 12-16 mo As low as $89/mo
In Demand
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Administrative Assistant

Career Diploma 7-11 mo As low as $50/mo
In Demand
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Bookkeeping

Career Diploma 8-12 mo As low as $49/mo
In Demand
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Business Management

Associate Degree 16-24 mo As low as $59/mo
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Business Management

Bachelor's Degree 36-48 mo As low as $59/mo
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Business Management Essentials

Certificate 8-12 mo As low as $49/mo
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Business Management

Undergrad. Cert. 1-5 mo As low as $89/mo
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Career Readiness Bootcamp

Certificate 1-5 mo As low as $49/mo
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Customer Service and Sales Credential

Certificate 14 hours As low as $50/mo
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E-Business Management

Certificate 7-11 mo As low as $55/mo
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Human Resources Management

Associate Degree 16-24 mo As low as $60/mo
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Human Resources Management Essentials

Certificate 11-15 mo As low as $49/mo
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Human Resources

Undergrad. Cert. 15-19 mo As low as $89/mo
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Microsoft® Office 2019

Certificate 2-6 mo As low as $49/mo
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Payroll Clerk

Career Diploma 5-9 mo As low as $50/mo
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Property Management

Certificate 4-8 mo As low as $49/mo
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Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential

Certificate 5 hours As low as $50/mo
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Retail Supervisor

Career Diploma 6-10 mo As low as $50/mo
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Small Business Management

Career Diploma 10-14 mo As low as $49/mo
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Starting Your Own Business

Career Diploma 3-7 mo As low as $49/mo
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Tax Preparation

Career Diploma 5-9 mo As low as $89/mo
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The Business of Retail: Operations and Profit

Certificate 14 hours As low as $50/mo
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Virtual Assistant

Career Diploma 7-11 mo As low as $59/mo
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The Business of Retail: Operations and Profit

Certificate 14 hours As low as $50/mo

Our Proven Business Learning Model

Empowering students to reach their professional goals

Flexible

  • Self-paced
  • Online
  • Start anytime

Interactive

  • Digital study guides
  • Dynamic online practice
  • Video and audio content

Supportive

  • Credentialed Instructor assistance
  • Student Services
  • Student Community

Connected

  • Career services
  • Live support
  • Academic guidance

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Which is right for you?

Need help deciding which level of program to pursue?

Career Certificate

  1. Typically takes less than 6 months to complete
  2. Focus on job-specific skills needed for success in certain occupations
  3. For people looking to update their skills or pursue an interest in a field

Career Diploma

  1. Time to complete can vary depending on the program
  2. Provides the skills to prepare an individual to move to a new career path
  3. Help you prepare for industry recognized certifications

Undergraduate Certificate

  1. Typically takes less than a year to complete
  2. College credits may be applied to a future Penn Foster degree program
  3. Learn occupation specific skills for a new field

Associate Degree

  1. Multi-semester, long form college program
  2. Includes general education courses plus occupation specific curriculum
  3. Helps prepare people for occupations that require a degree

Bachelor's Degree

  1. Multi-semester, long form college program
  2. Includes general education course plush occupation specific curriculum
  3. Helps prepare people for occupations that require a degree

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Business Student Success Stories

Penn Foster’s business training programs help students prepare for the next step in their business or management career path. These programs have helped recent graduates learn at their own pace, find new jobs, and qualify for promotions. Learn more about their experiences and how Penn Foster worked for them.
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Angelina L.

Business Management Graduate, 2020

"Penn Foster was a perfect fit. I would receive emails encouraging me to finish and reminders. It prompted me to study and gave me motivation. The online format was easy to use, and the materials were all included. I know that they really set up their students to succeed."

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Sources:

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. "Management Occupations." Occupational Outlook Handbook. Accessed March 8, 2021. 

Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.