High School Diploma and Certificate in Office Management
Smart Horizons Career Online High School
Smart Horizons Career Online High School offers students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma. Taught by a team of certified teachers, students are surrounded by a positive learning atmosphere fostering academic growth. This 18 credit hour program provides students career-based high school diplomas, preparing them for professional employment. The High School Diploma and Certificate in Office Management program has a flexible schedule, allowing working individuals to learn at their own pace.
This program prepares students for employment as a customer service representative, office manager, data input specialist, or receptionist. Students are taught topics and skills involving human resources, customer service, and other technological skills.
By obtaining a high school diploma through Smart Horizons, students receive an education from an accredited school as well as a career certificate.
To earn a High School Diploma, the students must complete all required coursework, and prepare a Career Portfolio. Help may be accessed through Career Development Support Services. Although the program is taken independently online, students are not alone. Assistance and support is always available and encouraged for students who need it.
Degree Level: Diploma
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
AdvancED Accreditation Commission of the national commission that confers the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, and the Northwest Accreditation Commission
Based in Pensacola, Florida, and founded in 2009, Smart Horizons Career Online High School offers students an opportunity to complete a high school diploma while gaining career skills for the workplace.
By providing self-paced, flexible online courses, students from around the world can complete their high school diploma at Smart Horizons.
Smart Horizons also retains affiliations with organizations, like the Compass Rose Foundation and Florida Prosperity Partnership. Association memberships include:
- International Association for K-12 Online Learning
- National Council of Teachers of Math
- Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges
- National Council for the Social Studies
- National Council of Teachers of English
- National Science Teachers Association.
DISTANCE AND ONLINE EDUCATION
Smart Horizons Career Online High School offers students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, along with a career certificate that meets the required 120 hours of professional development as defined by The Council for Professional Recognition. Career courses include programs in:
- Child Care and Education (CDA)
- Certified Protection Officer
- Office Management
- Homeland Security
- General Career Preparation/Professional Skills
- Commercial Driving
- Retail Customer Service
- Food and Hospitality
Smart Horizons recognizes possible earned credits for transfer and has been approved by DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-traditional Education Support).
Smart Horizons has built-in support mechanisms to guide students through the online diploma process. Classes begin on a rolling basis, are self-paced and taught asynchronously. After enrolling, students can access a Virtual Welcome Kit that provides important orientation information.
The Online Student Campus allows students 24/7 access, immediate feedback on assignments and tests, and resources such as Gradebook, Pace Guide, eLibrary, Calendar, and Academic Support Services.
Students can also contact an Academic Coach and instructors as needed. In addition to class work, biweekly seminars and monthly career webinars build skills for employment. Students learn how to create a portfolio, a resume, and write an effective cover letter.
Upon successful graduation, students will receive a high school diploma and career certificate, complete with a portfolio to prepare them for employment.
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