Accelerated Career Diploma (Option B)

Accelerated Career Diploma (formerly High School Graduation Option B or Senate Bill 2) offers qualified students another path to high school graduation. Students choose to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and a Savannah Technical College diploma or two Technical Certificates of Credit (TCCs) in a specific career pathway. Accelerated Career Diploma is only available for those students attending a public high school in Georgia.

  1. Complete all required high school courses:
  • 2 English/Language Arts
  • 2 Math
  • 2 Sciences
  • 2 Social Studies
  • 1 Health/PE
All required Milestone/EOC Exams (Some of these courses may be taken under Dual Enrollment)

  1. After completion of these courses, students must then complete ONE of the following:

Students enrolling in Accelerated Career Diploma are limited to 30 hours of Dual Enrollment funding, just like traditional Dual Enrollment students. Qualified Accelerated Career Diploma students, who max out their 30 hours of Dual Enrollment Funding, may use the HOPE Grant/HOPE Career Grant to finish their program, if eligible. Students who use the HOPE Grant/HOPE Career Grant must meet HOPE residency requirements. Any HOPE Career Grant or HOPE Grant hours used will count against HOPE caps.

Students interested in pursuing this option should first contact their high school counselor.