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Over 11,000 adults have graduated from Career Online High School. Now, thanks to the Sonoma County Library, you can, too.

Sonoma County Public Library

Next Steps:


1. Choose a Career Path and enroll in Part 1: Prerequisite course.

2. Complete Part 1: Prerequisite course within 2 weeks.

3. Once completed, we will contact you to discuss next steps.

  • Am I Eligible?

    To be eligible:

    • Applicants must be adults (ages 18 and older) who live in Sonoma County and wish to earn a high school diploma.
    • All applicants must have a Sonoma County Library card in good standing. 
    • Those 18 years of age and younger should pursue their high school education through existing resources within their school districts.
  • About the Program

    Time & Effort

    • Complete your first course within 2 weeks.

    • Take your courses online, on your schedule.

    • Spend at least 8–10 hours a week.

    • Average completion time is 12–14 months.

    Transfer Credit

    Transfer up to 14 of the 18 credits from prior high schools or the GED. We will show you how to request transcripts.


    We will help you succeed with:

    • Personalized academic coaching

    • Academic help from certified instructors

    • Technical support

    • Online career webinars and seminars

    Technical Requirements

    You need access to a computer or tablet, Internet connection, and an email address. See Technology Requirements.

    What Courses Will I Take?

    (Skip any you have transfer credit for):

    • Career Elective Courses (4 credits)
    • English (4 credits)
    • Social Studies & Health (4 credits)
    • Math (3 credits)
    • Science (3 credits)


    Accredited by Cognia/NCA/SACS/NWAC.