Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies

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Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies

Program Overview

Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies (15 credits) — at home, at your own pace with Penn Foster College.

This program is designed for adults looking to earn college level credit in general education subjects. The 15 credits earned in this certificate may be used to meet general education requirements in Penn Foster College degree programs. Students wishing to transfer the credits earned in this certificate to another institution should check with the institution to determine if the credits will be accepted.

The Penn Foster College Undergraduate Certificate in General Studies provides the fundamental general education courses required for a college education. Your courses include:

  • Computer Applications
  • Science Elective
  • Social Science Elective
  • Arts and Humanities Elective
  • English Composition

 Also included:

  • All your textbooks, lessons, and learning aids
  • Instructional support
  • Free online library
  • Access to student services by web and phone