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If you're interested in working in the healthcare industry, take the first step toward a new career with one of Penn Foster's online healthcare training programs. These affordable programs are all offered online, and can be taken at your own pace. From clinical care to healthcare administration, browse our offerings to find the healthcare training option that is right for you.




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Popular Healthcare Programs

Our Proven Healthcare Learning Model

Empowering students to reach their professional goals


  • Self-paced
  • Online
  • Start anytime


  • Digital study guides
  • Audio and video content
  • Dynamic practical exercises


  • Career Services
  • Live support
  • Academic Guidance


  • Credentialed Instructor Assistance
  • Student Services
  • Student Community

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Resources to help you choose the right healthcare program for you.

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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

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

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Jump-start your college education, earn credits toward a degree, or learn new skill.

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Looking for healthcare training for your workers?

Penn Foster currently works with hundreds of leading employers to meet their unique organizational needs.
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Student Success Stories

Penn Foster’s healthcare training programs help students prepare for a new career in healthcare. 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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DaLaysha E.

2018 Medical Administrative Assistant Graduate

"I would recommend Penn Foster because after attending and finally graduating it brought me nothing but greatness. Having my career diploma means something, and has put me in the position I’m in today."

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