This program is only open to students in their senior year or beyond who are not able to graduate with their class because of a deficiency in credits. Students attend school for a minimum of 15 hours a week and work for a minimum of 15 hours a week. During class time, students prepare for the HiSET test. Students who pass the HiSET, maintain a job, and complete all other requirements of the program will be granted a Columbia Public Schools high school diploma and are eligible to participate in the Douglass graduation ceremony.