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Over 11,000 adults have graduated from Career Online High School. Now, thanks to the Santa Monica Public Library, you can, too.

Next Steps:

 

1. Choose a Career Path and enroll in Part 1: Prerequisite course.

2. Complete Part 1: Prerequisite course within 2 weeks.

3. Once completed, we will contact you to discuss next steps.

  • Am I Eligible?

    To be eligible, you must:

    •       Be 18 years or older
    •       Be proficient in using computers as this is an online program
    •       Have access to a computer or electronic device to complete courses (the library can lend you a laptop and/or a Wi-Fi hotspot, if necessary)
    •       Complete the Are You Ready survey
    •       Commit 8-10 hours per week to study and complete coursework
    •       Possess or register for a Santa Monica Public Library card
  • About the Program

    Time & Effort

    • Complete your first course within 2 weeks.

    • Take your courses online, on your schedule.

    • Spend at least 8–10 hours a week.

    • Average completion time is 12–14 months.

    Transfer Credit

    Transfer up to 14 of the 18 credits from prior high schools or the GED. We will show you how to request transcripts.

    Support

    We will help you succeed with:

    • Personalized academic coaching

    • Academic help from certified instructors

    • Technical support

    • Online career webinars and seminars

    Technical Requirements

    You need access to a computer or tablet, Internet connection, and an email address. See Technology Requirements.

    What Courses Will I Take?

    (Skip any you have transfer credit for):

    • Career Elective Courses (4 credits)
    • English (4 credits)
    • Social Studies & Health (4 credits)
    • Math (3 credits)
    • Science (3 credits)

    Accreditation

    Accredited by Cognia/NCA/SACS/NWAC.