Tuition and Payment Options

Child care professional program tuition

Take the first steps toward a new career you love with our affordable Child Care Professional Program. With low tuition cost and payment plan options, you can get started today!

Child Care Professional

Career Diploma 13-17 mo As low as $49/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Total Cost

The total cost of tuition for your online Child Care Professional Career Diploma covers the cost of your studies and any digital textbooks and study materials included in your program.

 

The difference between the payment options is the dollar amount the credit will cost you for selecting a monthly payment plan versus paying in full.

 

California residents please click here for Required California Disclosures.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Age - 17
  • Education - High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Technology Requirements - You will need access to high-speed internet to begin your program. In addition, you will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows 10® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running macOS® Sierra Version 11.2 or later, Microsoft® Office 2019 or Microsoft 365® and an email account to complete this program with Penn Foster.

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  • A smart phone or tablet device can also be used in addition to a computer, provided the device(s) can connect to the internet for exams and study guides only.
  • Optional Work Experience - The work experience option is not required to graduate from the program. However, students who do choose to complete one or both work experiences should be aware that they may be asked by the site they work at to obtain a federal background check and necessary clearances to work with children.

What’s included?

Mobile-friendly coursework

Interactive course content

Digital textbooks and study materials

Unlimited student support

Career services

Option 1: Pay in full

Save up to $100 Ends 10/26/2021

Cost of Program

$799

$899 Save $100

  • Best price. Best value.
  • Pay the full cost today
  • No monthly payments
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Option 2: Monthly Auto Pay Plan

Save up to $30 Ends 10/26/2021

Cost of Program

$869

$899 Save $30

  • Pay $49 per month
  • Start for $1 down
  • Credit card, PayPal, or ACH from bank account
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Option 3: Monthly Mail Pay Plan

cost of program

$899

  • Pay $49 per month
  • Start for $49 down
  • Mail your payment using coupon book
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Need more info or ready to enroll?

We're here to help.  Call 800-275-4410 9AM - 9PM EST

Refund Policy

At Penn Foster, we continue to develop new ways to expand and improve student satisfaction. However, if the Child Care Professional Career Diploma isn't the right fit for you or you are not satisfied with your experience, we do offer a refund policy. If you cancel within the first 6 days of enrollment you will receive a full refund. After the first 6 days your refund amount will be based on:

  • Lessons completed
  • Tuition collected
  • Enrollment date

For more information, visit Penn Foster’s refund policy page.

 

Learn even more by viewing a sample enrollment agreement.

Military Benefits

Many Penn Foster programs, including the Child Care Professional Career Diploma, are approved for veteran’s education benefits. Reservists may also qualify for veteran’s education benefits. If you think you may be eligible or would like more information, you can check with your local or regional VA office, or call Penn Foster at 1-888-427-2900 to speak with a VA Support Specialist.

 

If you are interested in using your MyCAA benefits, please call 1-800-238-9554 to speak to an Admissions Specialist for more information or to enroll.

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