Earn your High School Diploma at a pace that’s right for you!

penn foster high school online diploma programs

Join over 60,000 students like you, who choose Penn Foster High School Online to earn an accredited high school diploma, on their terms.  Earning your diploma at home at Penn Foster High School Online is convenient, affordable, and accredited. Since there is no set class schedule, you study when and where it’s convenient for you. Work at a pace that’s right for you.

The Penn Foster High School experience isn’t your typical high school online classroom experience. Penn Foster’s courses travel with you and easily fit into your busy schedule. Our instructors, student support, coaching and technology can help you boost your confidence and meet your goals of graduating with an accredited high school diploma online! Our NEW PFx learning experience combines interactive courses, fun, easy to use technology, and support from personal coaches to help you succeed. Learn more.

The Penn Foster High School online experience is designed to help you succeed in your personal, academic, and professional life:

  • Learn. Discover through fun and exploration using a variety of interactive learning methods.
  • Apply. Show off your knowledge and skills as you learn.
  • Achieve. Reach your goals and own your path to success.

Whether you are looking to go to college, or right into the workforce, Penn Foster High School Online can teach you the knowledge and skills to help you on your journey.

Our online high school curriculum is a total of 21.5 credits, including your basic general education requirements, like English and math courses. Penn Foster High School students get to choose 5 elective credits, ranging from academic electives, like American literature and algebra to career electives, like auto repair and vet assistant. Each course is broken down into small mobile-friendly lessons to help you on your journey toward earning your high school diploma online. And with a variety of academic and career electives to choose from, you can customize your program to take the courses that interest you most!


Why Choose Penn Foster High School Online

High School Diploma + Career Pathways

At Penn Foster High School Online, you can begin exploring a pathway towards a career that interests you while you earn your high school diploma online. Choose from a number of today’s most in-demand fields like general healthcare, automotive, or child care to name a few, or get a head start in preparing for college. Plus, in most cases, your career-focused courses can transfer into one of our Career School or College programs so you can continue working toward your dream career! Check out the career pathways we offer below:

  • Automotive
  • Carpentry
  • Child Care Professional
  • Culinary Arts
  • Early College
  • Electrical
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Plumbing

Invest in your future! High school graduates can earn over $9,000 more per year than non-graduates¹.

To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.


Penn Foster reduces tuition by $40 for each High School course transferred.*
* To receive transfer credits, an official transcript from an accredited institution recognized by Penn Foster must be submitted for evaluation. Transfer credits will be awarded for comparable High School subjects where a full credit has been earned. Since High School programs vary, only an evaluation by Penn Foster will determine the actual number of transfer credits to be awarded. Penn Foster also accepts transfer credits from a GED. The maximum number of transfer credits allowed is 16. Upon our acceptance of your transfer credits, an adjustment to your financial obligation will be made.
¹ Based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Earnings and unemployment rates by educational attainment in 2015. http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm