Career Online High School

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Ventura County Library's Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online.

Achieve your dream of a better job and life by applying today.  A limited number of scholarships are available to qualified adults looking to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry, or continue their education.

After you successfully complete an online self-assessment and a two-week prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview, your application will be reviewed for award of a scholarship to attend Career Online High School.

If you are selected for a scholarship and enrolled in the program, you will be paired with an academic coach. Your coach provides ongoing guidance, evaluates performance, and connects you to the resources you need to master the courses. Students have up to 18 months to complete the program.

Need more information? See our Career Online High School frequently asked questions (FAQs).

To be considered for the COHS program, applicants must:
  * Be an adult aged 19 or older
  * Be a resident of Ventura County Library service area
  * Have a library account in good standing (or be willing to get a Ventura County Library card)
  * Have successfully completed an online self-assessment and a two-week prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview

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Ventura COHS Success Story

With Library’s Support, 52-year-old Mom of Four Overcomes Obstacles to Finally Earn Her High School Diploma

Ventura County Library’s Career Online High School program helps adult student improve her family’s life.

Tammy Marquez always wanted to earn her high school diploma, but she was worried that reaching her fifties meant ... Read More