Career High School
Learn About the Program
Explore this website in depth to learn about the Career Online High School program and how it works. We encourage you to make the decision that is right for you. Research all of your options so that you can make an informed decision. If you determine that earning an accredited high school diploma while gaining real-world career skills is the best option for you, take the “Are You Ready Assessment?” to proceed with applying to Career Online High School.
To learn about the Career Online High School (COHS), please review these questions and answers.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Career Online High School (COHS)?
Career Online High School (COHS) is an online private high school diploma and career certification program available through some of Florida’s public libraries. This program offers free enrollment to a limited number of qualified adult students.
Who can apply to COHS?
Must be 19 years or older, have a valid library card, have NOT earned a high school diploma or GED, and a be a resident of Nassau County.
What type of career certification will be offered?
Through this program you can earn your High School diploma; and a certificate for one of ten careers if you choose this option. Certificates are available for: Hospitality & Leisure, Food & Hospitality, Retail Customer Service, Office Management, Security Professional, Home Care Professional, Child Care and Education, and Commercial Driving.
Is all coursework web-based?
Yes. You can complete the entire course at the Public Library. Or you can use your own computer or laptop. COHS is now also available on fully internet accessible tablets.
Is all coursework in English?
Yes. However, you can now toggle easily between English and Spanish.
Will I need to purchase textbooks?
How long will it take for students to complete the program?
What is the history of COHS?
Please just change last line; since Feb 2012 11,000 students have graduated!
Is COHS accredited?
Students and community members can learn more about the district accreditation process at www.advanc-ed.org.