Health Care Career Programs
Anatomy & Physiology Certificate
Learn the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues, organs and the complete body system: cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive and more.
Animal Care: Cats Certificate
Your Animal Care: Cats Certificate program teaches how to care for and better understand the personality of your cat - from a kitten to old age. Program includes personalities, breeds, nutrition, negative behavior, and much more.
Animal Care: Dogs Certificate
The Penn Foster Animal Care: Dogs Certificate program includes the characteristics of breeds, how to train through play, behavioral problems, veterinary issues, teaching tricks, and more.
Learn how to use essential oils to improve personal and family health.
Certified Personal Trainer Career Diploma
Become a Certified Personal Trainer. You'll receive a complete training program covering fitness and nutrition to exercise testing and lifestyle evaluation.
Child Psychology Certificate
This program will help you gain insight into how adult behavior affects children. The objective is to make caregivers more attentive, attuned, and effective. Gain a clearer understanding of Child Psychology as well as techniques for managing social and emotional problems.
Dental Assistant Career Diploma
Learn how to manage the dental office, schedule appointments and update patient records. Your lessons include Dental Terminology and Anatomy, Nutrition, Disease Transmission, Pathology, Dental Emergencies, and more.
Electronic Medical Records Certificate
This certificate program provides an overview on how to successfully manage electronic medical records (EMRs) in different health care settings. Students will learn EMR concepts, terminology, regulations, and procedures, and receive hands-on training using an electronic medical record.
Feeding the Family Certificate
Learn how to select and prepare food for optimum personal and family health.
Fitness and Nutrition Certificate
This fitness and nutrition certificate program covers all the basics of personal health, healthy eating habits, exercise science, flexibility training, injury prevention, and much more.
Herbal Studies Certificate
This program is designed to instruct you in the intricacies and impact of using Herbs to improve personal and family living.
High School with Health Care Concentration Diploma
Healthcare jobs require the minimum of a High School Diploma. Graduates of this program can apply their High School healthcare courses toward a Penn Foster program in Medical Office Assisting, Medical Transcription, or Medical Billing and Coding Manager.
HIPAA Compliance Certificate
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance Certificate is intended for healthcare professionals who use patient health information.
Holistic Nutrition Certificate
Learn about the power and impact of natural foods and how the complex array of nutrients affect physical and emotional well being.
The Penn Foster Homeopathy Certificate Program teaches students to use natural homeopathic methods to treat common ailments in adults and children.
Medical Administrative Assistant Career Diploma
Join the fast-growing health-care field! Work with doctors. Master valuable office skills and get specialized medical knowledge like anatomy, pharmacology, lab procedure, and much more.
Medical Coding and Billing Career Diploma
Learn billing and medical codes, creating paper records, generating billing statements, researching and auditing claims, body system terminology, advanced pharmacology, and more. Train to work with HMOs and other forms of insurance organizations, and much more!
Medical Coding - Advanced Certificate
This course introduces students to advance coding applications and methodologies utilizing CPT and ICS-9-CM classification systems.
Medical Coding and Billing Certificate
Save time and money if you are already working in the health care field or are seeking to enhance your current skills. Learn billing, medical codes, creating paper records, generating billing statements, researching and auditing claims, and more.
Medical Information Management Certificate
This program provides the skills needed to securely and professionally manage healthcare records. You'll learn organization, storage, effective communication, and ethical and legal rules concerning the confidentiality of health information as covered in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Medical Terminology Certificate
Learn the universal medical terminology used by health-care practitioners. Students will be taught uniform pronunciation, definition, and spelling of terms, as well as, how to analyze and interpret medical reports.
Medical Transcriptionist Career Diploma
Train at home for an in-demand career in health care. Work for hospitals or doctors' offices, full- or part-time. Learn how to produce medical reports and documents, discharge summaries, operative reports; progress notes and more. The program also covers law and ethics in medicine and confidentiality of health records.
Medical Transcription - Advanced Certificate
Learn hard-to-understand and difficult dictation with emphasis on speed, accuracy, and formatting of reports.
Medical Transcriptionist Certificate
Save time and money if you are already working in health care and are seeking to enhance your skills. Learn medical terminology and know how to produce medical reports and documents, discharge summaries, operative reports; progress notes and more.
Occupational Therapy Aide Career Diploma
Break into a fast-growing health-care career. Learn medical and body system terminology, the components of adaptive equipment, and therapeutic treatment. Help patients improve their quality of life, return to their jobs, or gain new independence.
Optician Career Diploma
Prepare for a job in an optical dispensary or laboratory, an optometrist's or ophthalmologist's office, a hospital or clinical setting, or a retail optical store.
Pharmacy Technician Career Diploma
Start toward a moneymaking career in health care. Step-by-step lessons teach you how to work with pharmaceuticals for hospitals, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Physical Therapy Aide Career Diploma
Start a career in health care, helping patients improve their mobility and keep injuries from turning into permanent disabilities. No other career can give you the same feeling of accomplishment!
Sports Nutrition Certificate
Learn how to create and manage a dietetic regiment for optimizing performance. Includes instruction on micronutrients, ergogenic aids, thermoregulation, and much more.
Substance Abuse Counselor Career Diploma
This program provides training that can be applied toward state licensure as a substance abuse counselor. Program objectives include developing the skills needed to help patients identify behaviors and problems related to their addiction and offer coping strategies for recovery.
Veterinary Assistant Career Diploma
Learn animal nursing, emergency care, veterinary terminology, nutrition, handling and restraint, breeding, physical examination, aging, and more.
Improve your overall health and well-being by learning how to make health-enhancing life choices, identifying the health impacts of spirituality, and choosing specific nutrients and foods to improve health.
RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS:
Associate Degree - Health Care Management
Associate Degree - Medical Assistant
Associate Degree - Veterinary Technician
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