Online Diploma Pathway for Career

Our career pathway diploma is designed for students who want to enter the job market, the military, or continue their education at a technical school or community college. The curriculum consists of fundamental high school courses to prepare you for the workforce. Any student who has completed the 8th grade, regardless of age, is eligible to enroll in our online diploma programs. Students who enroll in the career pathway diploma program will earn a total of 18 credits for graduation.

About the Program

Flexible Enrollment – At CHS you can enroll at anytime, all you need to do is complete a simple application with payment, start your courses, and within the first 30 days submit your transcripts for any previous courses you have taken.

Degree Requirements

18 Credits

Core Courses


Elective Courses


Program features

  • Supports Multiple Career Tracks
  • 16 Week Courses
  • Student-Centered Lessons
  • Tailor Your Elective Courses to Support Your Goals
Diploma for Career | 18 Credits

Fulfills high school diploma requirements in order to Graduate and move on to a career!

  • 3 year program
  • 6 credits per year
  • Language Learning Aids available upon request
  • Must complete 25% of the credits with CHS to earn diploma
$69 per month

Your Path to Your Career Starts Here

Our 18 credit hour career diploma track is designed to provide you an academic foundation, while also helping prepare you for your career.

English IEnglish IIEnglish IIIEnglish IV
Pre-AlgebraAlgebra IPersonal FinanceGeometry
Science IScience + Lab I (Biology)Science + Lab IIFine Arts Course
World HistoryUS HistoryGov't/EconomicsElective

Graduation Requirements

CHS has designed its graduation requirements to give career bound students the foundation you need while also giving you flexibility to tailor it to your career interest.

High School Credits Required For Career Studies Graduation

  • 4 English
  • 4 Math
  • 3 Science
  • 3 Social Studies
  • 1 Fine Arts
  • 3 Electives

Extensive Curriculum

From Allied Health Assistant to Cosmetology to Physical Education, at CHS we have one of the most diverse catalogs of courses available.  With over 200 courses to choose from, we have something for everyone. View our Course Catalog

Transfer Credit

At Citizens High School we will accept up to 75% of credits that you have previously earned.  This can reduce your overall costs by up to $1,863. Learn more here

Fully Accredited

Citizens High School is the second oldest nationally accredited distance learning high school in the U.S.  CHS is also regionally accredited just like your local public school.  Learn more here

Paying for School - Affordable Pricing

CHS believes that everyone should have access to affordable, high-quality online education.  That is why we keep our tuition as low as possible at $69 per month. Learn more here.  

Refund Policy – Sometimes unexpected situations occur and we understand.  That is why we have a student-friendly, easy to understand refund policy.  Learn more here

Textbook-Based Education: Citizens High School Unplugged

Not everyone is keen on the idea of studying entirely online when it comes to earning a high school diploma. Citizens High School’s correspondence program provides students with an unplugged, textbook-based distance learning experience that provides the opportunity to earn a high school diploma from anywhere in the world. Our unplugged students use textbooks that we’ve created to help complete coursework independently – allowing them to innovate the way they graduate.

Unplugged Diploma for Career | 18 Credits

Fulfills high school diploma requirements in order to Graduate and move on to a career using a a traditional correspondence model of learning. 

  • 3 year program
  • 6 credits per year
  • Textbooks shipped within 48 hours to your door
  • Must complete 25% of the credits with CHS to earn diploma
$99 per month

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Online High School Options

Whether you need a full course path to get an accredited High School diploma, or just want to take some Individual Courses, we have exactly  what you need.  

Diploma for a
Better Job

Tired of the same old dead end jobs?  Finally graduate and move  on up!

Diploma to Get
Into College

Prepare yourself  for the next step in your academic journey with our 24 credit hour diploma track . 

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