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Penn Foster Career School ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Penn Foster Career School offers classes online only. This school offers training in 65 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, Pharmacy Technician certificate, and Medical Coding Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 9.4 days to 2 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 8 months. The cost to attend Penn Foster Career School ranges from $100 to $2,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $800. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Penn Foster Career School are "Affordable" and "Flexible class hours", but respondents also mentioned "Good career preparation" and "Helpful career services" as notable benefits. Penn Foster Career School has been reviewed 93 times, with an average rating of 4.42 out of 5. About 91% of reviewers would recommend Penn Foster Career School to a friend.

School Information

9.4 days - 2 years
Pharmacy Technician Certification Gunsmithing Hotel/Restaurant Management veterinary assist and pet grooming certificate Paralegal Certificate ASE Certification Veterinary Assistant Certified Dental Assistant Certified Property Manager Certified Bookkeeper Certified Medical Assistant Veterinary Assistant Certificate Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA) Certificate Small Engine Repair Certification Degree in Business Management Certified Personal Trainer Certified Private Investigator Certificate ABC CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNER Medical Coding Certification Medical Billing Certification Dental Assistant Cetificate NALS Certification PA Journeyman Maintenance Mechanic Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Behavioral Health Professional Diesel Mechanic Certificate Wildlife and Conservation Certificate Computer Graphic Art ServSafe High School Diploma or GED Early Childhood Education child daycare manangement Plumbing Career Certification Wildlife Forestry Conservation Medical Terminology License MCP CPC-A Certified Professional Coder - Apprentice Home remodeling and repair certificate PTCB Certification Air Conditioned Technical Certificate HVAC Certification Pharmacy Technician certificate basic education certificate Certified Locksmith Ptcb cpth Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certificate Professional Coder- Apprentice (CPC-A) Home repair certificate Hvac technician Veterinarian Assistant Certificate Certified Administrative Professional First Aid Certification Professional Legal Secretary Electronics Mechanic Apprenticeship Certified Notary Public Dog Obedience Instructor Certificate Auto repair technician Motorcycle Repair Technician Culinary Arts Journeyman Electrician Pharmacy Technician License EPA Certificate Physical Therapy Aide Diploma Administration


  • Pharmacy Technician Certification: $1,000
  • Gunsmithing: $900
  • veterinary assist and pet grooming certificate: $1,000
  • Paralegal Certificate: $4,000
  • ASE Certification: $850
  • Veterinary Assistant: $850 - $900
  • Certified Dental Assistant: $800
  • Certified Bookkeeper: $900
  • Veterinary Assistant Certificate: $800
  • Certified Personal Trainer: $49
  • Certified Private Investigator Certificate: $300
  • Medical Coding Certification: $750 - $1,209
  • Medical Billing Certification: $1,209
  • Dental Assistant Cetificate: $700
  • NALS Certification: $2,000
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant: $700 - $754
  • Behavioral Health Professional: $600
  • Diesel Mechanic Certificate: $2,300
  • Wildlife and Conservation Certificate: $600
  • ServSafe: $1,500
  • High School Diploma or GED: $500
  • Early Childhood Education: $100 - $300
  • Wildlife: $675
  • Forestry Conservation: $675
  • Medical Terminology License: $800
  • CPC-A Certified Professional Coder - Apprentice: $1,100
  • Home remodeling and repair certificate: $1,200
  • PTCB Certification: $900
  • Air Conditioned Technical Certificate: $1,000
  • HVAC Certification: $700
  • Pharmacy Technician certificate: $750 - $3,000
  • basic education certificate: $669
  • Certified Locksmith: $800
  • Ptcb cpth: $900
  • Certified Billing & Coding Specialist (CBCS): $1,000
  • Home repair certificate: $2,300
  • Hvac technician: $1,200
  • Veterinarian Assistant Certificate: $100
  • Certified Administrative Professional: $800
  • Dog Obedience Instructor Certificate: $700
  • Auto repair technician: $800
  • Culinary Arts: $1,600
  • Journeyman Electrician: $1,200
  • EPA Certificate: $800
  • Physical Therapy Aide Diploma: $1,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Affordable Mentioned in 72 reviews
Flexible class hours Mentioned in 71 reviews
Good career preparation Mentioned in 44 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Great staff easy to understand the exams and assignments. Always have someone there to support you. All staff members are willing to help when you call them and they make sure you get the answers you were looking for.




Other comments

The online training was very good. I wouldn't tell anyone not to get a certification in this field, but I would say make sure you can get a job in the field.
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