Adult Education & Certification

Adult Education & Certification

Boston Public Library believes in lifelong learning for patrons of all ages. For adult learners, the BPL offers many resources to help them achieve the degree or certification they need for their personal and professional development goals.

Getting Your GED & High School Diploma

Getting Your GED & High School Diploma

Career Online High School

Career Online High School (COHS) is an online high school diploma and career certification program funded by the Boston Public Library.

GED Test Preparation

This is an online resource to prepare for and earn your high school equivalency diploma. You can take local or online GED classes to study.

JVS Boston

JVS can help you advance your high school education, build skills for jobs, advance your career, and help you secure your finances.

Get Certified

Gain useful skills for your current or future career. Find free job & career skills training, online study materials, and certification programs.

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City Academy - Mayor's Office of Workforce Development, City of Boston Emergency Medical Services, City Academy

City Academy - Career Training for Boston Residents

There are 2 free training tracks to City Academy: 1) Commercial Driving License/Hoisting training, 2) Emergency Medical Technician training.

Career Online High School

Career Online High School (COHS) is an online high school diploma and career certification program funded by the Boston Public Library.

Skill Development & Continuing Education Guide

This guide contains web resources for skill development and continuing education for job and career success.

Resources for College

Planning for college? We recommend several resources to help with your questions. We also offer support for anyone considering higher education.

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