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High School Diploma: Concentration in Health Care

Penn Foster High School's High School Diploma Program with a Health Care Career Pathway gives students the opportunity to earn a health-care focused High School Diploma that can be transferred toward obtaining a Penn Foster Career Diploma in several medically-related areas. Learn more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

High School Diploma with a Health Care Career Pathway

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster High School

Program Level:

High School Diploma

Program Description:

Penn Foster High School's accredited High School Diploma Program with a Health Care Career Pathway gives students the opportunity to receive a health-care focused High School Diploma. The High School health electives allow students to get started toward a vocational diploma in health care and are transferable to Penn Foster Career School health career programs such as Medical Office Assisting, Medical Coding and Billing, and Medical Transcription. The High School Diploma Program with a Health Care Career Pathway is ideal for students who are interested in pursuing a career path in the medical field.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition, 0% interest, and affordable monthly payments to be completed upon graduation.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" for school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's circumstances. Complete the form to the right to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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Required Courses for a Penn Foster High School Diploma with a Health Care Career Pathway:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster High School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • Instruction Set 1
    • Orientation
  • Instruction Set 2
    • Human Relations
  • Instruction Set 3
    • Reading Skills
  • Instruction Set 4
    • Basic English
  • Instruction Set 5
    • Practical English
  • Instruction Set 6
    • Written Communication
  • Instruction Set 7
    • Literature
  • Instruction Set 8
    • General Math
  • Instruction Set 9
    • Consumer Math
  • Instruction Set 10
    • General Math 2
  • Instruction Set 11
    • Earth Science
  • Instruction Set 12
    • Biology
  • Instruction Set 13
    • Physical Science
  • Instruction Set 14
    • American History
  • Instruction Set 15
    • Civics
  • Instruction Set 16
    • World Geography
  • Instruction Set 17
    • Fitness and Nutrition
  • Health Care (5 credits)
    • Office Procedures
    • Law and Ethics in Allied Health
    • Body Systems/Terminology I
    • Body Systems/Terminology II
    • Confidentiality in Allied Health

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who earn a High School Diploma with a Health Care Career Pathway are in position to pursue a Penn Foster Career School Career Diploma in several health-care related areas including medical assisting, medical billing and coding, and medical transcription.

Career Paths:

Students who successfully complete Penn Foster High School's High School Diploma Program with a Health Care Career Pathway have the opportunity to pursue a career path in entry-level medical assisting and aide positions in a variety of public and private health care settings.

Entry-level positions open to high school graduates include but are not limited to:

  • Therapist aide
  • Home health aide
  • Medical assistant
  • Medical billing clerk

Get your customized answers

Call 1-877-619-2902 to speak with a counselor or Complete the form below to get program details, start dates, tuition, financial aid information, and much more!