The library's program provides a limited number of scholarships to adult students looking to expand their career opportunities, prepare for workforce entry or continue their education. To be eligible for the program, applicants must successfully complete an online self-assessment and prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview. For more information, please visit our FAQs page.
Once enrolled, COHS matches each student with an online academic coach. The academic coach provides guidance and support, evaluates performance, and connects the student with the resources needed to succeed in the courses. Students will be given up to 18 months to complete the program.
The program can be accessed twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week online. Students will learn at their own pace making this an ideal program for busy adults.
To commit to the online courses, a prospective student must have access to a computer, laptop, or tablet. Coursework is not available through smart phones at this time.
**Accreditation: SHCOE is fully accredited as a private online school district by Cognia (formerly AdvancED), the national commission that confers the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), and the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC) accreditation seals.
Career Certificates: In addition to earning an accredited high school diploma, students also earn an accredited workforce certificate in one of the following areas: Child Care and Education (CDA), Commercial Driving, Food and Hospitality, General Career Preparation, Home Care Professional, Hospitality and Leisure, Office Management, Retail Customer Service, or Security Professional.**