Earn Your High School Diploma. Career Online High School (COHS) is an online high school diploma and career certification program available through the San José Public Library. Career Online High School prepares students for careers whether they are entering the workplace for the first time or want to advance in their current places of employment.
The library offers scholarships (free enrollment) to a limited number of qualified students.
“The median earnings of young adult high school completers were 20 percent higher than the median earnings of those without a high school credential. Unemployment rates are double the national average, for those without a high school credential.” (IES/NCES & U.S. Bureau of Labor)
Students chose a major from one of the following high-growth, high-demand career fields and complete coursework to develop the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for:
- Child Care & Education (CDA)
- Certified Protection Officer
- Certified Transportation Services
- Office Management
- Homeland Security
- General Career Preparation/Professional Skills
- Retail Customer Service Skills
- Food and Customer Service Skills