Frequently Asked Questions
Students will be given up to 18 months to complete the program, which will consist of 18 credits. Students accepted into the program may transfer up to 14 credits from their former accredited high school. Depending on how many credits you transfer in, you can be on your way to earning your high school diploma in as few as five months. The average time to complete is 12 months.
- Certified Protection Officer
- Child Care and Education
- Commercial Driving
- Food and Hospitality
- General Career Preparation
- Homeland Security
- Office Management
- Retail Customer Service
Yes. Career Online High School is accredited by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, 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.
This means that the Smart Horizons Career Online Education district and all of its schools are accredited, and that Smart Horizons Career Online Education is recognized across the nation as a quality school system, delivering an AdvancED/SACS/NCA/NWAC accredited online high school diploma.
AdvancED provides nationally recognized accreditation for school districts and individual schools and represents 32,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 70 countries worldwide, educating 20 million students. Learn more about the District Accreditation Process at www.advanc-ed.org.
The Los Angeles Public Library is committed to helping people meet their education and job preparation needs. The Library encourages people to visit its 73 locations, web-based resources at www.lapl.org, and explore these library and community resources:
Online learning resources
Adult literacy program
Los Angeles Unified School District’s Division of Adult and Career Education
Los Angeles Trade Technical College’s Academic Connections College Readiness programs