Penn Foster Career School

Certificate - English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading & Writing

It is possible for students to study at home and enhance their reading, writing, and communication skills. For this purpose, Penn Foster Career School offers the online English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading and Writing Program. Read on to learn more about this course of study.

Official Program Name:

English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading and Writing Certificate

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster Career School

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Program Description:

Good English skills can enhance the lives of both native and non-native speakers. The English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading and Writing Certificate Program has been developed for students who seek a better command of the English language, whether professionally or in their personal lives. Students can take advantage of the opportunity to learn to convey thoughts more clearly and diminish instances of miscommunication. Applicants to Penn Foster Career School programs should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Materials Supplied by Penn Foster Career School:

Penn Foster Career School supplies books and learning aids. An online library, career guidance, access to student services via e-mail, phone, and message board, and an online community are also offered.

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Financial Aid:

Penn Foster offers low tuition with 0% interest and affordable monthly payments, so students graduate without debt.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for an English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading and Writing Certificate:

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

  • Comprehensive English
  • Practical English
    • The Parts of Speech
    • Word Usage
    • Sentence Skills
    • Winning with Words
  • Written Communication

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

If students want to continue to strengthen their critical-thinking and writing skills, they could decide to build upon the schooling they receive in the English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading and Writing Certificate Program by participating in an undergraduate degree program. Some degree options could include:

  • Associate of Arts in English
  • Bachelor of Arts in English

Career Paths:

Professional reading, speaking, and writing skills are vital in many vocations. Students who complete Penn Foster Career School's English: Comprehensive Skills in Reading and Writing Certificate Program may discover that their newly developed reading and writing skills serve them well in any number of entry-level career paths. Possible job options could include:

  • Sales clerk
  • Office assistant
  • Data entry worker

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