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General Diploma

General High School Diploma Programs

JMHS General High School Diploma programs offer a fundamental yet academically challenging high school education. Select from our General High School Diploma track or our Career Pathways job skills training track. Both programs are 23 credit hours, online, self-paced, and guided by our highly trained academic advisors and state-certified teachers.

Enroll in our General High School Diploma Track if You...

  • Desire a high school diploma to fulfill a personal goal
  • Need to fulfill requirements for job advancement or a career training program
  • May want to apply to a community, junior, technical college or Ashworth College
  • Optional Career Pathways program offered

General Diploma Online High School Curriculum (23 Credits)

The following courses are part of the General Diploma and Career Pathways tracks. No additional credit hours are needed to complete Career Pathways. Instead, you’ll substitute two of your electives for specialized job skills training courses in one of these in-demand industries.

You may earn up to 17 eligible transfer credits from your previous high school. That means you could graduate with up to $ in tuition savings! Submit your transcript within 90 days of your enrollment for evaluation.

High School Syllabus (23 credits)

Our comprehensive curriculum is aligned to Common Core State Standards for English and Math courses. JMHS is nationally accredited by both Cognia and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Order Courses Subject Area Credits
1 Introduction to High School Life Skills 0
2 Health Science 1
3 American History (General) Social Studies 1
4 English I (General) English 1
5 Vocabulary Studies English 1
6 Open Elective -- 1
7 Pre-Algebra Mathematics 1
8 Physical Science Science 1
9 English II (General) English 1
10 Algebra I Mathematics 1
11 Personal Finance Business 1
12 Open Elective -- 1
13 American Government and Economics (General) Social Studies 1
14 Biology (General) Science 1
15 English III (General) English 1
16 Geometry Mathematics 1
17 Open Elective -- 1
18 World History (General) Social Studies 1
19 Earth Science Science 1
20 English IV (General) English 1
21 Algebra II Mathematics 1
22 Open Elective -- 1
23 Open Elective -- 1
24 World Geography Social Studies 1

Online High School Electives

The following courses are available to students as electives. Choosing elective courses provides a more well-rounded education.

Order Courses Subject Area Credits
1 Accounting Business 1
2 Chemistry Science 1
3 Fitness Life Skills 1
5 Nutrition Life Skills 1
6 Physics Science 1
7 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 1
8 Public Speaking English 1
9 Reading and Literature English 1
10 Spanish I Foreign Language 1
11 Spanish II Foreign Language 1
12 Spanish III Foreign Language 1

We will gladly consider any eligible transfer credits you may have from your previous high school. Why wait to earn your General high school diploma? Review your tuition options or call 1-800-349-6861 or enroll online today.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can you finish your high school diploma online?

    The choice to finish high school online is becoming increasingly popular among adults and teens alike. The benefits of earning your diploma online allow you to finish your coursework at your own pace. Students and who already have credits from a prior institution can also save on tuition by sending over their transcripts and transferring credits.

  2. What is an accredited high school diploma?

    An accredited high school diploma is a diploma issued by a school that has received accreditation from a recognized third-party accrediting organization JMHS is nationally accredited you can learn more about our accreditations and how the process works on our Student Life Blog. Earning an accredited high school diploma can help qualify you for employment where a high school diploma is required. Many alumni have gone off to pursue higher education or have found work in skilled trades using our career pathways high school diploma program.

  3. How much is a high school diploma worth?

    Finishing High School with online learning can help you also get ahead. According to the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) Students on average who have completed their high school diploma are more likely to have a higher salary than those who do not*. This means that a high school diploma is a great investment in your future. You can view the cost of a high school diploma on our tuition page

  4. How long does it take to get a high school diploma online?

    One of the greatest benefits of online learning is that you can complete your education at your own pace. This means highly motivated students can complete a high school education online in less time than a traditional 4-year diploma. Students should always strive to find a good balance however between their work, social life, and extracurricular activities. The time it takes to earn your high school diploma online at JMHS is up to you. Everyone is different, and some courses are more challenging than others. But our team of academic advisors and instructors are always here to help.