Career Online High School

Earn an accredited high school diploma and career certification online through Career Online High School (COHS). We look forward to helping you achieve your educational and career goals. Applicants who successfully complete an online self-assessment and a two-week prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview, will be considered for a free seat to attend Career Online High School. 

We have a limited number of free seats, enabling successful applicants to enroll in the program free of charge. Please email the library at: to request more information and next steps.

Once enrolled, COHS pairs each student with an academic coach, who provides the student with an individual career path, offers ongoing guidance, evaluates performance and connects the student with the resources needed to master the courses. Students are given up to 18 months to complete the program. 

Learn more about how it works.  
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Phone: 240-777-0036

Frequently Asked Questions

Career Online High School (COHS) is an online high school diploma and career certification program available through the Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL). This program offers free enrollment to a limited number of qualified adult students.