Earn An Accredited High School Diploma and Career Certificate Online
Broward County Library's Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and a career certificate online. The library’s program provides a limited number of scholarships to qualified students who are looking to advance their careers, and prepare for workforce entry or continue their education.
Applicants who successfully complete the
, the prerequisite course and an in-person interview will be considered for enrollment.
- age 19 or older
- Broward County Resident
- have a library card in good standing or apply for a library card
- completed at least one year of high school
Once enrolled, COHS pairs each student with an online academic coach, who provides the student with an individual career path, offers ongoing guidance, evaluates performance and connects the student with resources needed to master the courses. A student can complete the program in as little as five months but is given up to 18 months if needed. Students are expected to spend 8 to 10 hours per week on COHS.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are interested in the COHS program, please contact us at
This project was funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida’s LSTA program is administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.