Individual Courses

Over 200 electives and unique tailored individual courses for students who don’t see the class that they want at their local high school or homeschool

Reasons why you would take an individual course from Valley Forge Military Academy Online High School

  • You can’t find the courses you want to take at your local school
  • Your school only offers credit recovery courses in the summer
  • Your school does not allow you to learn at your own pace
  • You work at different hours and your local school cannot accommodate non-traditional schedule needs
  • You are a homeschool student and can't find the courses you are looking for at other curriculum providers
  • Other online providers do not guarantee transfer of credit to your high school
  • You are a student-athlete and need a program that can follow your travel schedule
  • You are a few credits short of graduation

Individual Course Program Advantages at a Glance

  • Engaging lessons designed by subject matter experts to better provide you with a solid academic foundation
  • All of our courses are taught by state certified teachers who are there to assist you at every step
  • Study at your own pace and on your own terms
  • Choose from a list of over 200 accredited courses and electives
  • NCAA-approved courses for student-athletes seeking scholarship opportunities in college or university 

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Examples of VFMAOHS Innovative Elective Individual Courses

What Will You Learn?

  1. Students can learn any list of skills that they deem most essential in their life.  The choice of Certain life skills will be dependent on your life circumstances.
  2. Some key life skill areas are: Communication, decision making, problem solving, public speaking, critical thinking, negotiating, financial, and willingness to learn.
  3. Listening skills, writing skills, math, language skills, learning skills, and many others.

What Will You Learn?

  1. Students will learn the essential elements of information technology systems, including Microsoft, Adobe, Google and others. 
  2. From basic to advanced coding skills and computer programming preparing students for industry certifications. 
  3. Students will be challenged to take their projects developed in courses and apply them to real world applications.  

What Will You Learn?

  1. You will learn cooking skills, recipes, meal ideas, different presentation, nutrition, meal preparation techniques and all the core skills of cooking.
  2. Prepare 26 meals of your choice over one year. One meal every 2 weeks.
  3. Focus your meals on Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Grandma’s receipts, or on any cuisine area of your choice

What Will You Learn?

  1. In this course the student and faculty select the books on a specific topic which the student then reads and completes the assignments required for the course.
  2. The course can take anywhere between two months to one year to complete depending on how often the student chooses to complete their reading.

What Will You Learn?

  1. These courses are designed to deliver parallel dual language instruction to students whose primary language is Spanish. Students view their courses in English and Spanish side-by-side.
  2. All the assignments and exams are in English, however, the lessons are presented in both English/Spanish side by sided
  3. Bilingual Faculty and Staff are available to provide language, academic, and administration assistance.

What Will You Learn?

  1. In an Independent Study Course the student and the teacher agree upon a topic for the student to research with guidance from the teacher for an agreed upon outcome, time period and number of credits.
  2. The course allows the student to explore their interest and earn 1 academic credit. Students can pursue independent study over multiple years in the same subject or in multiple subjects.
  3. Types of learning include: Directed Reading, Directed Study, Project Based, and Activity Based in any special topic of choice by the student and teacher.

What Will You Learn?

  1. CHS uses Duolingo learning platform as your classroom. Lessons focus on real-life-goals. Developing vocabulary, grammar, and real world language practice.
  2. In addition to lessons, learners can access tips for explanations on grammar, pronunciation, and helpful phrases.
  3. Interaction, conversations and reading and listening comprehension.

What Will You Learn?

  1. The Civics Program expands the traditional view of civic education to the broader concept of “civic learning area”; Civic Knowledge, Civic Skills, Civic Disposition and Call to Action.
    1. Civic Knowledge, classroom taught: US Government, History of Constitution, Bill of Rights and others
    2. Civic Skills. Public speaking, Critical Thinking, How to Understand Arguments, Tolerance as a Basic American Value and others. 
    3. Civic Disposition. Find Your Voice, How to be Change Agent, National Service and others. 
    4. Civic Capabilities. Call to Action Courses, Social Justice, Education Reform, Criminal Justice Reform and others. 

What Will You Learn?

  1. This is an opportunity to learning real-world skills through hands-on-service. It is an experience to learn about a better you. An opportunity to help in your community to respond to an immediate need.
  2. This is a one-year, one-credit course . You can spend a year helping with issues in your local community. Opportunities to serve are available in a wide array of areas: disaster relief, local non profits, your church and others.
  3. Addition service areas focus are: youth activities, reading partners; work with YMCA, and other areas of interest.
    Become an ambassador for service.

What Will You Learn?

  1. Young parents learn about Parenting and Child Development and then apply what they have learned to their real life parenting experiences.
  2. Courses include Cooking, Directed Reading in Parenting and Child Development, Child Development Practicum and Life Skills.
  3. Earn High School Credit for real-life learning that comes with raising a child.

What Will You Learn?

  1. Students examine the experiences, history, and culture of people of African descent in North America. Students work with their teacher to choose and develop the tailored syllabus.
  2. Course design allows students to propose readings and selected study or activity in any area of African American history or culture.
  3. Study at your own pace on your own terms, courses are flexible and designed to be completed within a period of one month or up to a year, it’s your choice.

Browse our comprehensive individual course catalog. Enrolling is easy. Simply click the course of your choice and check-out. 

Choose the Length of Time to Finish Each Course

Individual Courses are $59 per month | When you finish the course, your billing automatically stops.

VFMAOHS Courses

Originals
$ 59 Per Course Per Month
  • VFMAOHS Original Courses
  • Over 150+ Courses to Choose From
  • Core & Electives
  • Guaranteed Transfer
  • 4,8,16-week course length
  • One-year course length option

Premium Courses

eDynamics & APEX
$ 75 Per Course Per Month
  • eDynamics & APEX Courses
  • Enroll Anytime
  • Over 100+ Courses
  • Sequence Learning Tracks
  • NCAA-Approved Courses
  • Largest Selection of Digital Courses

Individual Courses

Individual course studies at Valley Forge Military Academy Online High School help students meet their academic needs. Whether you are just visiting from another high school, homeschool or are a current VFMA student, taking an individual course will allow you to catch up, expand your knowledge, accelerated learning or just take a fun elective to fill in some spare time. You can also explore multiple topics that are not offered at your local high school.

When you click to view our course catalog, a new tab will open, and you can browse through the searchable catalog. Select any course or courses you are interested in and they will automatically be placed in your shopping cart. When you are ready to enroll, simply click on the proceed to checkout and follow the quick and easy steps to enroll in your course(s).

FAQ

Students can sign up for up to 6 individual courses at a time. However, VFMAOHS suggests no more than three courses if you are currently a full time student or working full time or part time.

Its up to you. Courses can be competed in as little as 28 days (one month). The cost per individual course is $59 or $75 per month depending on the course your choose. The quicker you complete the course, the less costly.

Once assignments are received by your instructor they have 24 hours to action your assignment and post the results.

Once assignments are received, we upload and send your assignments to your instructor within 48 hours. From there, your instructor has 48 hours to grade and complete the submission. We will then return your assignment within 48 hours.

Fill out the VFMAOHS Guaranteed Transfer Credit Form and present it to your school counselor. Once they approve the Guaranteed Transfer, the counselor will email the document to our Administration Office (request the counselor provide you with a copy) and the VFMAOHS will set up the automatic transcript request to be sent once you have completed the course and received a final grade. 

For best performance, you should access your courses with a computer that supports the most recent browser versions.  It is recommended to use a computer five years old or newer with at least 1GB of RAM.  You can also access your courses with the Canvas Student app.  The Canvas Student app can be easily downloaded from your App Store.  For parents, there is also the Canvas Parent App which allows you to track your student’s progress, see their current grades, and communicate with the teacher. 

Our classes are designed to be completed in 16 weeks. Which means you will complete one lesson per week. However, in our self-paced model, if you want to accelerate your pace, it is possible to complete a course in a month. Each of our lessons are engaging and interactive.

Yes. All our teachers and faculty are state certified.

Yes, VFMAOHS is regionally accredited through the MSACESS (Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools).

Tuition payments will be automatically deducted from your account each month based on the day you enroll. A student who enrolls on the 10th of the month will be automatically charged on the 10th of every month moving forward. 

Our online high school courses are designed to be completed in 16 weeks, with a focus on one lesson per week.  By doubling or tripling the amount of lessons you complete each week, you can finish a course in as little as 28 days.  As long as you are focusing on one lesson per week, it is up to you to set the pace that works best for your schedule.  

Your VFMAOHS teachers are state certified and here to help! You can reach out to your teacher via e-mail, telephone, or text message. On the home page of each course, each teacher provides their listed phone number, be prepared to leave a detailed voice message including your name, course, phone number including area code, and a brief description of your specific question. 

Grading Scale for VFMAOHS courses is as follows:

A = 100% -90%
B = 89% – 80%
C = 79% – 70%
D = 69% – 60%
F = Below 60%

For best performance, you should access your courses with a computer that supports the most recent browser versions. It is recommended to use a computer five years old or newer with at least 1GB of RAM. You can also access your courses with the Canvas Student app. The Canvas Student app can be easily downloaded from your App Store. For parents, there is also the Canvas Parent App which allows you to track your students’ progress, see their current grades, and communicate with the teacher.

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