Online High School Diploma Courses

Why ICS Canada?

  • DEAC Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

A nationally accredited online high school diploma program that works for you

You have options for earning an online high school diploma that works with your schedule and your budget. ICS Canada provides an affordable and flexible way for traditional aged students and adult learners alike to earn their high school diploma online.

Why should you choose ICS Canada High School?

  • Self-Paced. Get your high school diploma online, at a pace that’s right for you.
  • Accredited. Receive quality education, nationally accredited by the DEAC.
  • Affordable. Choose from our flexible payment options.

Your Customized Study Plan

ICS Canada can help you earn your high school diploma. With a customized study plan, you tell us how much time you have to study and when you want to finish. We will give you day-by-day guides on what work you need to do in order to meet your goals.

Curriculum Details

Program Goal and Outcomes

Program Goal

Students will be able to demonstrate they possess the necessary knowledge and skills to enter the workforce or to continue their education at a college.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate 21st century skills such as the ability to use technology to complete learning tasks and to communicate effectively
  • Use critical thinking and reasoning skills to complete learning tasks in English Language Art courses
  • Use declarative knowledge and demonstrate understanding to complete learning tasks in English Language Art courses
  • Use critical thinking and reasoning skills to complete learning tasks in physical science
  • Use declarative knowledge and demonstrate understanding to complete learning tasks in physical science
  • Use critical thinking and reasoning skills to complete learning tasks in math courses
  • Use declarative knowledge and demonstrate understanding to complete learning tasks in math courses
  • Use critical thinking and reasoning skills to complete learning tasks in social studies courses
  • Use declarative knowledge and demonstrate understanding to complete learning tasks in social studies courses
  • Apply fundamental mathematical skills to solve real world problems
  • Utilize writing skills to complete writing assessments

Humanities

Human Relations

This course studies how human relations works and the part individuals play. Students will learn vertical and horizontal working relationships, understanding leadership and followership, and individual productivity in the workplace. Included in this course is a review of frustration and aggression, the most common human relations mistakes, dealing with injured relationships, and analyzing attitudes.

Reading Skills

Previewing; scanning; dictionary usage; context clues; words with multiple meanings; paragraph structure; making inferences; separating fact from opinion; detecting bias; drawing conclusions; imagery; similes and metaphors; the elements of fiction.

English

English

Your coursework is comprised of the guide to pronunciation, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections. Students learn synonyms and antonyms, the parts of a sentence, noun plurals and possessives, using modifiers effectively, and punctuation. Sentence skills are an important component of proper grammar. Students are instructed in phrases and clauses, sentence structures, punctuation and sentence structure. Assignments include development of writing skills through prewriting, planning, revising and editing, proofreading, presenting, and paragraph structure. The course ends with development of compositions, creative writing, personal writing, workplace writing, letter styles, and factual writing.

Written Communication

Society requires students capable of expressing ideas through written communication. This courses examines the parts of speech, sentence structure, sentence sense, common grammatical problems, punctuation, and capitalization. Also included is a study of effective correspondence, writing with style, shaping paragraphs, conveying an impression, kinds of business correspondence, parts of a letter, letter styles, common business letters, and reports.

Science

Biology

Students learn the nature of life, cells, biochemistry, monera and protists, plants, animals, plant digestion and circulation, nutrition and maintenance, homeostasis, stimulus and response, cellular reproduction and animal development. Course includes a study of plant development, biochemical genetics, infection and immunity, and the human environment.

Earth Science

This course studies all forms of matter: minerals, and rocks, natural resources and internal phenomena, weathering, erosion and water, glaciers, oceans and time, the atmosphere and climate, and astronomy.

Math

General Math 1

Beginning with whole numbers, this course examines fractions, mixed numbers, as well as subtracting, multiplying and dividing fractions and decimals. Included in this course is metric measurement and converting between English and Metric systems. Students will also learn ratios, proportion, and percent.

General Math 2

This course reviews factors and multiples, powers and roots, and equations. Student learn signed numbers, basic operations with signed numbers, and monomials and polynomials. Geometry is the study of angles, lines, polygons, circles and circumference. Also included is the study of area and volume.

Geometry

Students learn about angles and lines, polygons, triangles, drawings and constructions, quadrilaterals and parallelograms, circles, tangents and secants, arc, radians, and areas of circular figures. The course ends with a review of unusual figures: prisms and cylinders, pyramids, cones, and frustums, spheres and cylindrical rings.

Social Studies

Canadian History

This course studies the settling the prairies, the growth of Canadian industries and cities, the social picture, major events of World Wars I and II, the great depression, the United Nations, and how the latter half of the 20th century set the stage for a new Canada.

World Geography

Geography essentials, Europe, Russia and its Neighbors; East and Southeast Asia; South Asia, Northern Africa, Southwestern Asia; Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia, Oceania and Antarctica; Latin America and North America.


Computer Specifications
You will need high-speed internet access to begin your program. You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows® based computer running Windows XP® or later or an Apple® Mac® computer running OS X® or later, and an email account to complete your program with ICS Canada.

We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.
Prospective students should note that the ICS High School curriculum is designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to go directly into the workforce. Individuals who wish to attend a trade school, college, or university should confirm that the ICS High School curriculum satisfies the entrance requirements of the trade school, college, or university prior to enrolling.

Sample Lesson

To view a High School sample lesson, click here.

Online High School Diploma

ICS Canada High School is designed to help students prepare to enter the workforce. Individuals who wish to attend a trade school, college, or university should confirm that the ICS Canada High School curriculum satisfies the entrance requirements of the trade school, college or university prior to enrolling.

"I chose ICS Canada because I wanted to make sure I had opportunities in life. With ICS Canada, I was able to earn my High School diploma and complete the Automotive Mechanic course while working two jobs and only four hours of free time a day. You need to have strong willpower to finish what you started, and there were days I didn’t want to study, but I was able to push myself to complete my courses."

- Nick A., ICS Canada High School graduate

"I have taken three diploma courses with ICS Canada. It has been very rewarding and challenging. I love to increase my knowledge level and share experiences. ICS Canada is great. Enrol! The contact with them is always very pleasant. You feel like a part of the ICS team."

- Connie K., ICS Canada graduate

As a student at ICS Canada High School, you will be able to:

  • Receive textbooks¹ at no additional cost
  • Transfer credits from a Provincial High School
  • Access instructional support from our world-class faculty
  • Join ICS Canada’s Student and Alumni Facebook Group to talk with current students and ICS Canada graduates
  • Create a customized payment plan with 0% interest
  • Customize your study plans and keep track of your progress with the Study Planner App
  • Personalize your student homepage, learning portal, and gain access to Career Cruising

Will ICS Canada High School accept my transferred credits from a different high school?

Yes, ICS Canada accepts transfer credits from provincially-recognized high schools. To receive transfer credits, prospects/students are invited to submit an official transcript from a provincially-recognized high school to ICS Canada for evaluation. Since high school programs vary from province to province, only an evaluation by ICS Canada will determine the actual number of transfer credits awarded.

What is the difference between a high school diploma and a GED?

A high school diploma generally represents 12 years of completed schooling and proficiency in core subjects as required by that province. The General Educational Development test (GED) is a content-based test that measures high school knowledge in five specific areas.

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¹ Your study materials will be delivered online. Some materials may be sent in the mail that are not currently available in a digital format.