Penn Foster Career School Reviews - Private Investigator

3.28 out of 5 stars
(3 Reviews)
33% of 3 students said this degree improved their career prospects
67% of 3 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

3.6 out of 5 stars
Gregorio - 1/24/2019
Degree: Private Investigator
Graduation Year: 2019
"I've taken several formal private investigator courses over the years and I am a licensed Private Investigator. I took this course as a refresher and for continuing development. Overall this course was in depth a general (not state specific). I have 3 observations: 1) Some of the course material is outdated. I think we can move passed 3.5" floppy disks and very outdated computer technology that is introduced as investigative tools; 2)The study materials looked like they were made in the early 2000's and the self-check tests and exams were worded poorly in some areas; and 3) There were no videos or anything to catch the student visually. It was an OK class for what it was, and still a better than some of the in-class courses I've taken. This course does set a foundation but my expectations may be too high."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Shark - 2/1/2017
Degree: Private Investigator
Graduation Year: 2012
"First of all, studying online is a great advantage and opportunity for multiple reasons. Depends on the individuals who choose to study. I am a previous student at Penn Foster, graduate from there High School and Career program. It was the best investment and decision i made in years. This school programs are more effective then any other institutions in history. Whatever you put into the study is what you receive. I learn so much through Penn Foster studies and still learning as well as reviewing my previous studies. I will never let them go, You have to be self motivated, focus, high well power and most of all discipline. For these students to make such negative comments on there reviews about Penn Foster programs or school, there something wrong with them. Penn Foster got some excellent books, studies and Faculty. The books got some of the most updated powerful information that you can recovery and very private information that most school won't reveal. The learning is great! It's all up to the individual who interested in learning. Only one complaint with this school. They should accept financial aid."
1.0 out of 5 stars
sar - 10/21/2014
Degree: Private Investigator
Graduation Year: 2014
"The lessons were all from the early 90s. Old block macs, polaroids, floppy discs. I just requested my money back and threatened with lawyer. Never was I told this data would be from the 90s. I finished most of the program but I found it hard towards the end to keep going knowing its all so dated and these peopke scammed me out of $800."
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