The high turnover rate of healthcare workers is leaving employers with service challenges and overrun costs. Penn Foster helps hospital and nursing care systems fill in-demand healthcare roles with our online Healthcare Academy that addresses the unique needs of both the middle skill learner population and employers.
Our career certificate and diploma programs provide comprehensive training and industry recognized credentials across in-demand roles in clinical health care, pharmacy, and health administration.
The award-winning, engaging PFx platform provides contextual learner support via email, text, and phone - as well as 1:1 coaching - to help learners overcome academic & motivational challenges.
For our employer partners, we also provide a reporting dashboard to help track employee progress, measure outcomes at scale, and monitor the return on their training dollars.
The online Penn Foster Healthcare Academy trains over 40,000 health professionals annually through our diverse range of certificate programs across:
"It’s a great program, and it’s outlined and designed perfectly for someone that needs to work at their own pace but still wants to learn a lot."
- Spencer N., Medical Billing and Coding
"Penn Foster has given me the opportunity to obtain a Medical Assistant [certificate] that helped further my education in patient care and advance my skills in the healthcare industry."
- Wendy M., Medical Assistant
Penn Foster is a talent development pioneer, bridging the gap between education and economic opportunity to build the workforce of tomorrow. We partner with employers, educators, and community-based organizations to design and deliver digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America’s fastest-growing fields and professions. With more than 40,000 graduates each year, Penn Foster helps individuals discover pathways to opportunity through accredited diploma, certificate and degree programs that matter in the world of work.