Columbus State Community College wins $250,000 grant to create a competency-based high school diploma program including industry certifications

adult-diplomaColumbus State Community College has received a $250,000 planning grant from the Ohio Department of Education to help adults living in Franklin County earn a high school diploma and receive free job training for in-demand careers.

The college has partnered with Graduation Alliance, the nation’s leading expert in adult dropout recovery programs, to develop the program.

Columbus State was one of three Ohio community colleges to receive Adult Diploma Planning Grants from the state for the...

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