Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) Requirements

An Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) lays the foundation for future learning and growth in any chosen pathway: workplace, apprenticeship, college program, or university program.

Ontario Virtual School (OVS) is an Ontario Ministry of Education accredited private secondary virtual school. OVS offers students in Canada and abroad the opportunity to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) entirely online. This means that students are able to complete online credits from anywhere around the world. The OSSD earned at OVS is equivalent to an OSSD earned through a publicly funded secondary day school.

The following requirements must be successfully completed in order to obtain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD):

  • 30 credits including 18 compulsory credits and 12 optional credits*
  • 40 hours of community involvement (CIH)
  • Successful completion of the EQAO Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) or the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OSSLC)*

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