Earn An Accredited High School Diploma and Career Certificate Online

Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn their high school diploma while working around their busy schedules. Gain the skills to advance your career or go on to college. 

The high school program includes a vocational certificate in career pathways such as home care professional, child care, office management, security professional, commercial driving, retail customer service, food services, hospitality, and general career preparation.

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Before getting started, it is important to determine if this online high school program will meet your needs. Our readiness survey will help evaluate if the program is right for you. It should take you only a few minutes to complete.

The survey also requires you to provide a personal statement that will help us understand your motivation for pursuing a high school diploma. It’s your chance to tell us why your application should be accepted by the library. Your response should be no more than 150 words (approximately 5 sentences) and all sentences should be well constructed and free of grammar and spelling errors.

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If you are interested in the COHS program or need more information, please contact us at VCPLprograms@volusia.org.

Direct link to Career Online High School's website and FAQ.

The Florida Legislature and Governor approved the scholarship funding for COHS. COHS is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services through partnerships with public libraries throughout the state.

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Volusia County Public Library has partnered with PBC Guru and Freading to create a virtual book club for patrons and the community.

The book for August 4 - October 6 is Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris.


The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931. Inspired by an actual newspaper photograph that stunned the nation, Sold on a Monday is a powerful novel of love, redemption, and the unexpected paths that bring us home.

It is always available for download from Freading.

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