FAQ: Full Time Diploma Programs

High School Subject Areas

  • Agriculture
  • Business and Computer Science
  • Driver Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Development
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • World Languages

No, MU High School provides students with a rigorous curriculum that teaches the academic skills necessary to earn an accredited high school diploma.

A GED, or General Education Development test series allows students to take tests to prove proficiency in high school level content area and career/college readiness skills.

The Diploma Program offers students an opportunity to become full time students working towards a diploma from MU High School. We offer two different plans of study: Standard and College Prep Path.

Students who pursue either of the diploma path options are expected to meet the graduation requirements in order to graduate and earn their diploma. Information about the different diploma programs and their corresponding requirements can be found at Full Time Diplomas.

Through M.U. High School, Mizzou K-12 offers two fully accredited online diploma programs: Standard and College Prep Path.

MU High School diplomas are recognized as authentic, and graduates have historically been accepted to colleges worldwide.

Yes! Diploma students are encouraged to participate in the MU High School Graduation  ceremony to celebrate their accomplishment, which occurs late May/early June annually in Columbia, MO on the beautiful University of Missouri campus.

An MU High School diploma is recognized as fully accredited. MU graduates are accepted to colleges all over the U.S., overseas and some of the most prestigious colleges in the United States. See our Results that Matter page for more information about college acceptance and test results.

Yes! Our diploma students have been accepted into schools overseas including:

  • American University of Paris
  • Auckland University New Zealand
  • Cambridge University (Britain)
  • Carleton University (Ottawa, Ontario)
  • Franklin College (Switzerland)
  • McGill University (Montreal)
  • Parsons Paris School of Design
  • St. Louis University (Madrid)
  • University of Essex (Britain)
  • University of Sussex (Britain)
  • University of Bristol (Britain)
  • Warwick University (Britain)

See our Results that Matter page for more information about college acceptance and test results.

In our featured student clubs, National Honor Society and Math Club  students collaborate with their peers in staff guided online settings. Students complete projects that offer opportunities to socially engage and practice new skills.

National Honor Society is open to Full Time Diploma Program students, while the Math Club is open to all students.

Every student should individually evaluate their preparedness to learn in a virtual environment. All candidates are eligible that meet the following:

Domestic Students:

  • Complete a diploma application
  • Provide an official transcript of all previously completed high school coursework (beginning with grade nine).

Students under the age of 18 who are residents of a school district in the United States must submit written permission from a school official in their district to enter our diploma program, or they must supply written verification that they are in compliance with their state’s homeschooling education requirements.

You must successfully complete a minimum number of final courses (in Carnegie units) after acceptance into our diploma program. The number of credits will depend on the diploma path you select. In addition, diploma students are required to meet all MUHS Graduation Requirements.

Yes, you may. You must successfully complete a minimum number of final courses (in Carnegie units) after acceptance into our diploma program. The number of credits will depend on the diploma path you select. In addition, diploma students are required to meet all MUHS Graduation Requirements.

Yes.  When you apply to the diploma program your transcript(s) will be evaluated. That transcript will include the individual courses you have taken from MU High School in the past or are currently enrolled in.

If a full time diploma seeking student takes about 6 classes per semester, 12 per year (6 credit hours), tuition will cost about $3,000, not including course materials or other applicable fees (such as optional AP course fees). Tuition may be paid on a course by course basis.

  •         Part time Enrollment Students: If taking individual courses with Mizzou K-12 Online, your full time affiliate school approval helps ensure that the course(s) is aligned with your academic plan.
  •         Full Time Diploma Program Students: If you are in a diploma program, you will work MU High School Counselor to ensure that your course selections meet your personal graduation plan.

In any circumstance, these measures are taken to ensure that students do not enroll in courses that are inappropriate for them and/or do not meet their academic goals and requirements for graduation.