Accreditation - Penn Foster Career School International
Penn Foster Internation is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools for its high school and vocational-technical programs.
Penn Foster Career School International is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, State Board of Private Licensed Schools.
Penn Foster Career School International has met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), Washington, D.C., and is a fully accredited member. The DETC is a voluntary association of accredited home study schools, which was founded in 1926 to promote sound educational standards and ethical business practices within the home study field.
The Independent Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is listed by the Department of Education as a "nationally recognized accrediting agency." The Accrediting Commission is also recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster Career School International has been reviewed and approved as an Authorized Provider of continuing education and training programs by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). This means students can earn CEUs for Penn Foster Career School International programs completed. CEUs serve as a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training.
Approved for Military and Veteran Education Benefits
All Penn Foster Career School International programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.
Many Penn Foster Career School International programs are approved for U.S. Armed Forces veterans education benefits. Reservists may also qualify for veterans education benefits. Check your local or regional VA office for eligibility requirements.
The Choice of Industry Professionals
Many American corporations - including business giants like General Motors, GE, Kraft Foods, Caterpillar, Phelps Dodge, and Tyco Industries - have used our training method to educate their own employees.* Many Penn Foster programs are endorsed by professional trade organizations, including the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) and the National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers (NARTE). In addition, Penn Foster training can help prepare you to earn valuable accreditation in fields such as computer programming, medical billing, and many more.
* This list identifies companies that have selected Penn Foster Career School International to provide training for their employees. This does not imply an endorsement.
Accreditation - Penn Foster College International
Penn Foster College International is licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education and is authorized to award Associate of Science Degrees.
Penn Foster College International has met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) in Washington, D.C. The DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
The American Council on Education, ACE/College Credit Recommendation Service (formerly ACE/PONSI), is nationally recognized as a major coordinating body for postsecondary education. More than 140 courses have been approved for college transfer credit by ACE/College Credit Recommendation Service. The suggested transfer credits are listed in The National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs published by the American Council on Education.*
All Penn Foster College International programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.
* Credits earned in Penn Foster College International programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. If you are planning to continue your education with another college or university after you earn your degree from Penn Foster College International, you should check with that institution regarding credit transfer policies.