Welcome to Career Online High School

Innovative, online, competency-based high school diploma program focused on advancing educational and career opportunities for our students.

If you are a student, click on the "View Catalog" tab to enroll today and choose a pre-requisite course first. You will have two weeks to complete this first half credit and the opportunity to "test-drive" the program at no cost.  Once complete, enroll in the Part 2 of your chosen career path and you can begin earning your accredited high school diploma and career certificate. Your first course will be applied to your new enrollment so you can start in the second course.


If you are a company, non-profit organization or workforce board and you would like to discuss purchasing multiple seats, please contact our business development manager Kari.Greenfield@cengage.com via email or phone (216)217-1200. Organizations around the country are using Career Online High School to give individuals the opportunity to earn their accredited high school diploma and gain valuable career skills.

Program Overview

  • Earn a full (18 credit) high school diploma.
  • Transfer applicable credits from previous high school.
  • Earn a SACS/AdvancED accredited diploma that is accepted at Colleges and Universities.
  • Work at your own pace, time, and comfort level.
  • Get the support from a qualified academic coach.
  • Develop a career portfolio as a graduation requirement.
  • Gain career skills that lead to career pathways in one of eight in-demand fields.

Career Tracks Include:

  • Office Management
  • Child Care and Education
  • Commercial Driving
  • Retail Customer Service
  • Homeland Security
  • Certified Protection Officer
  • Professional Skills
  • Food and Hospitality


Students must be 16 years of age or older (there is no maximum age limit), and have completed the 8th grade. This program can be taken on a computer (PC or a Mac) with Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader. Student will also need Internet access and email capability.

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