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The Career Online High School Pilot Program

COHS offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma with a career certificate online.The library's program provides a limited number of scholarships to qualified adult learners who are looking to expand their career opportunities, prepare for workforce entry or continue their education.

To be considered for the program, applicants will successfully complete an online self-assessment and prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview. 

Once enrolled in the program, COHS pairs each student with an online academic coach, who provides the student with an individual career path, offers ongoing guidance, evaluates performance and connects the student with the resources needed to master the courses. 

Students will be given up to 18 months to complete the program.

Steps Description Timeline
1 Students must complete the Online Self-Assessment 20 minutes
2If eligible for COHS students must register and complete Prerequisite Course, Part 15 days
3If eligible for scholarship, Library staff will contact students to schedule an interviewPrerequisite must be completed within 2 weeks of online registration into the Prerequisite Course
4If eligible for scholarship, Library staff will contact students to schedule an interview 3-5 days
5Students will attend scholarship interview at the LibraryStudents will be notified by Library staff within 3-5 business days of the scholarship interview whether or not a scholarship has been awarded to them
6Students will continue to Part 2 of the career area selected in Step 3Students will have access to the online classroom within 3 business days of completing Step 5
7An academic coach will contact students to support them through their coursework2 business days
8Students complete 2nd semester career course and begin 3rd course15 days from Step 6
9Students completion of Career Online High School5 to 18 months *Depending on transfer credits