To receive a GED® Certificate or HSED Diploma, you must:
be 18 years and 6 months of age or your ninth (9th) grade class must have graduated from high school
be a resident of Wisconsin (or be a migrant worker or child of a migrant worker)
not be currently enrolled in a public or private high school and
not be a high school graduate
How and when do I start testing?
If you meet the residency and age eligibility requirements, you must complete the TABE reading and math assessments and attend the "Success Strategies" Orientation Session. Then you can begin the actual GED® Tests and HSED® tests.
How do I register for GED® Test and HSED® Test "Success Strategies" Orientation?
After completing the TABE Reading and Math assessments, you will need to register for the GED® Test and HSED® Test "Success Strategies" Orientation. You can:
- Register at the Welcome Center Room SC240, of the Student Center
- Call (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982
What topics are covered on the GED® Tests?
Reasoning through Language Arts: 155 minutes
Social Studies: 75 minutes
Science: 95 minutes
Mathematics: 120 minutes
NOTE: As of July 1, 2016 all GED®/HSED® Test Candidates must complete an an untimed Civics Literacy Test.
How can I prepare for GED® Tests and HSED® Tests?
NWTC offers GED® test preparation classes. Classes are free of charge and available year-around, day or evening, at a variety of locations. (Green Bay, Marinette, Sturgeon Bay Campuses or Regional Learning Centers).
We recommend that you take the preparation classes, but they are not required. Most bookstores and libraries have GED® Test and HSED® Test preparation materials.
For more Information about GED® Tests and HSED® Tests contact: