Career Online High School

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

"I graduated! I completed the program Monday, August 16 and I am over the moon.  I would like to thank you for giving me the opportunity to enroll in the program and being a part of this journey, I could not have done it without you, and for that I am forever grateful."  -- Belen H.

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 the Are You Ready Survey 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 the Are You Ready Survey and a two-week prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview