Penn Foster is the world’s largest and most respected distance learning institution. Students have the opportunity to choose from over 80 Career Diploma or Specialized Degree Programs. Since 1890, over 13 million students have enrolled with the hope of improving their careers and their lives. Penn Foster is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools for our high school and vocational-technical programs. Penn Foster is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).