Homeschool graduates will need to have a homeschool high school diploma issued by the graduate’s parent or guardian.
We strongly recommend that you do not have your homeschool graduate obtain a GED in order to enlist, because the military has almost completely eliminated GED holders from enlisting in the Armed Forces.
Does a homeschool diploma count?
A high school diploma is a document that bears record of the completion of a course of study. If you’re wondering whether your homeschooled student can receive a diploma, the answer is yes! Some colleges and employers look down on a homeschool diploma (they want it to be state-certified).
Can you join the Marines with a homeschool diploma?
Yes, you can. However, do not obtain a GED. This is not acceptable in most branches of the military. A homeschool diploma is considered a Tier 2 educational qualification, as is a GED, and only a small number of them are accepted for enlistment.
How does a homeschooled student get a diploma?
Conclusion. A homeschool diploma issued by a student’s parents will not carry as much weight as a diploma issued by a public school, private school, or correspondence program. Most colleges, universities, and employers will accept a parent-issued homeschool diploma as proof of high school graduation.
Does military accept online high school diplomas?
Such quality diplomas are appreciated and accepted by military branches as they prove the candidates’ credibility. Online High school graduates are free to enlist in military. All students are required to take the military’s enlistment test, the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery).