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Career Online High School


How did you hear about Career Online High School?

It’s never been easier for adults to earn their high school diploma, in as few as five months.

It’s online, flexible, free and provides:

  • A personal academic coach to help you succeed
  • Convenient 24/7 online classroom access
  • Special training focused on ten in-demand industries
  • Tools that you need to start or advance your career, including a resume and cover letter

Get started

How it Works

Step 1: Take the online self-assessment.

Step 2: Enroll in and complete a prerequisite course in two weeks or less.

Step 3: Step 3: A library staff member will contact you to discuss your scholarship only after you complete the required prerequisite course.

Who Can Enroll

This program is free to adults age 19 and older who live in Los Angeles or work for the City of Los Angeles, and does not require U.S. Citizenship or a transcript.

Benefits of a High School Diploma

Your high school diploma opens the door to opportunities for higher education, a better job or promotion, increased self-confidence, and higher pay. Get started today!

Questions? Read the FAQ or contact the Office of Education and Literacy at 213-228-7540 or

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Career Online High School is generously supported by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles and its donors.