Penn Foster High School

High School Diploma

Penn Foster High School offers a high school diploma program to adults who would like to complete high school from home. Learn more about Penn Foster High School's high school diploma program here.

Official Program Name:

High School Diploma

School Offering Program:

Penn Foster High School

Program Level:

High School Diploma

Program Description:

Students enrolled in the accredited High School Diploma Program at Penn Foster High School have the opportunity to finish their high school education while working at their own pace. Students do not have to repeat classes that they took in high school; Penn Foster High School offers academic and financial credit for all recognized courses. High school courses are offered in core subject areas like English, math, history, and science, but elective and vocational classes are also available.

Learning Format:


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 High School Diploma:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Penn Foster High School to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Students who transfer credits may not need to take all of the classes listed below.

  • 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

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After earning a high school diploma, graduates can choose to earn a certificate, career diploma, or associate degree*. Students should consider their career goals and areas of interest when pursuing advanced study.

*If you are planning to continue your education with another school after you complete coursework with Penn Foster High School, you should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies.

Career Paths:

After earning a high school diploma, students can begin their path towards entry-level jobs in a variety of industries. Common industries that employ high school graduates include the service and manufacturing sectors.

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

  • Retail salesperson
  • Building services worker
  • Warehouse supervisor
  • Home health aide

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!