Earn Your High School Diploma With NOCE! 

NOCE high school diplomas are issued to adult learners, 18 years of age and older. Take the next step with us!

The NOCE High School Diploma Program operates as an open-entry lab where you can work individually and at your own pace on various required subjects. All labs have instructors and staff members to assist you with completing their courses.

  • Be a graduate
  • Earn more money
  • Get a better job
  • Transition to college

Ready to Take the Next Step?

For more information on how to register, please visit the High School Diploma Registration page.

High School Diploma Program Format 

The NOCE High School Diploma offers an environment for you as a student to work at your own pace and provides support to you as you work on your courses. The NOCE High School Diploma Program is offered at no cost to students, in an open lab setting. As an NOCE student you:

  • Can attend the labs on your own time (Day, Evening, or Both) during flexible hours. 
  • Will have access to free textbooks and learning materials provided for use in class.  
  • Can work at your own pace. 
  • Will receive in-time academic support.  
  • May be referred by your high school faculty to work with tutors free of charge. 

NOCE and its High School Diploma Program are proudly accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools (ACS), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges
533 Airport Blvd., Suite 200,
Burlingame, CA 94010
Website: www.acswasc.org

High School Diploma and GED/HiSET Prep Program Overview

Information Sessions

Note: All information sessions will be held virtually via Zoom video conferencing. You will receive an e-mail with meeting instructions before your workshop(s).

Info Session DatesTimeLocationEvent Information
Tuesday, July 19, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, July 19, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, July 26, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, July 26, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, August 2, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, August 2, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, August 9, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, August 9, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, August 16, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, August 16, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, September 13, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, September 13, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, October 11, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, October 11, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, November 8, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, November 8, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, November 15, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, November 15, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, December 6, 202210 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. VirtualSign Up Now
Tuesday, December 6, 20226 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.VirtualSign Up Now

Five Advantages to Obtaining a High School Diploma 

1. Higher Wages 

High school diploma or GED/HiSET earners make 50% more per year on average than non-high school diploma or GED/HiSET earners.


2. Employment

More and more employers are now requiring a high school diploma or GED/HiSET for employment or advancement on the job.


3. College 

Going to college doesn’t have to be an unattainable dream! At NOCE, you can obtain your high school diploma or GED/HiSET and transition to college. Our counselors can help you create a Student Educational Plan to meet your goals at NOCE and beyond.


4. Meet Lifelong Friends

People of all backgrounds and ages attend NOCE’s High School Diploma, GED/HiSET, and College Preparation Programs. Come and meet new people and gain lifelong friends!


5. Pride

Earning your high school diploma or GED/HiSET is a great achievement! It takes dedication and hard work, but once accomplished, your high school diploma or GED/HiSET will open the door to your future.