Citizens High School
IT Certifications

Prepare for Industry Certifications

Prepare for Tech Industry Certifications!

The CHS certification prep courses prepares students to earn industry certifications that will make the student more desirable to colleges and future employers. In fact, 36.9% of IT professional claimed certifications helped them perform complex tasks more confidently, and 23% of Microsoft Certified technologies reported receiving up to a 20% salary increase upon earning their certification. To see how you can earn your certification follow the steps below:

  1. Research your area of interest and see which certifications you will most likely need.
  2. Sign up for those prep courses with CHS.
  3. Once Completed with the course, sign up for the exam (cost of exam not included in tuition). Links to sign up can be provided to the student upon completion of course.

CHS Certification Prep Course Overview

Students will learn the essential elements of Microsoft 365. This includes: a productivity cloud that delivers innovative and intelligent experiences, rich organizational insights, and a trusted platform to help people and organizations get more done.

Students will learn the basic Adobe product and services suite. Students will explore the benefits, features, user and administrator roles, and applications. Students will consider career pathways and application of the Adobe certifications.

Students will gain an introduction to the primary Google career certification areas, including:
1. AdWords
2. Online Marketing
3. SEO
4. Business Analytics
5. Project Management
6. Digital Online Advertising in preparation for the Google certification tests

In this course students will continue to gain on the knowledge they gained in the first fundamental course.

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Introduction to Coding

Have you ever wanted to create your own web page or wondered how your favorite websites were built? Maybe you want to know more about how computers and technology are affecting the world around us. In Coding 1a: Introduction to Programming, you will explore the role technology plays in our lives as well as study the fundamentals of computer science, review hardware and software, and learn how the internet functions. You will also discover how to create and build your own website using HTML and CSS and learn basic and complex commands and sequences as you become familiar with programming languages like JavaScript and Python Programming. This course also covers data collection methods, access rights, protocols, and security.

Explore some of the other courses we offer or enroll in one our online high school Information Technology courses in our Course Catalog

Online Individual Courses

Get started with Citizens High School today by choosing from the
Individual IT Course Catalog

Online Individual Courses

$ 79 Per Course Per Month
  • Transfer credit to your local high school.
  • 4,8,16-weeks program, or take up to a year to complete
  • Self-paced, take your time or accelerate your learning
  • Monthly tuition ends when your individual course is completed
Though Citizens is an Accredited High School and institutions around the country accept our course credits,  if you are concerned about your institutions accepting them, CHS offers Transfer Credit; click here to learn more.

Testimonial: Cristian Nita

Professors were always very nice. They graded my assignments very fast and they always had something nice to say about me, and about my work.

Cristian Nita, Recent CHS Graduate

For almost 40 years CHS has provided accredited High School Diploma pathways to thousands of students.

To learn more about our accreditation, please visit our accreditation page.  

Still Have Questions?

Visit Our FAQ Page for more information.


CHS is a private online high school that is accredited with the mission to provide high quality distance education for all students to improve the economic and social mobility.

No, you can just take individual courses and then transfer those credits that you have earned to your local school or add them to your homeschool portfolio.

Citizens High School IT courses help prepare students to take one or more IT certification exams, while passing the course does not guarantee earning the certification, CHS believes so strongly this course will prepare you for the exam if you do not pass you can retake the prep course for no charge.

This depends on which certificate you are looking to earn Microsoft, Adobe, Google, etc…all offer certification exams.

This cost of a certification exam depends on the company and the exam.  Microsoft exams costs $165, Adobe is $180, and Google can range between $10 to $200 depending on the exam.  Considering the benefit these certifications can have in your career it is a small investment that can pay large dividends later.  Additionally, your employer may pay for your exam depending on your current career.

Students can email their teachers through the course. Also, many teachers have contact hours where you can call or text your teacher.

You can enroll with CHS at any time.  Just click HERE to start the enrollment process. 

Its up to you.  Courses can be completed in as little as 28 days, or you can take longer if you need or desire.

Yes, most of your work can be done from your smart phone when you download the Canvas Student App. From there you can view the course, watch videos, email teachers, and complete quizzes.

Once an assignment is received by your instructor, they have 24 hours to action your assignment and post the results.