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Over 11,000 adults have graduated from Career Online High School. Now, thanks to the OC Public Libraries, 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:

    ·         Be an adult aged 18 or over

    ·         Be a resident of Orange County

    ·         Have a library account in good standing. If you do not have a library card, simply fill out the online Library Card application form or visit your local library to get one!


  • 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.


    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)


    Accredited by Cognia/NCA/SACS/NWAC.