GED — General Educational Development Diploma

The GED is a high school equivalency assessment, and GED preparation helps adults prepare to take and pass the assessment in order to obtain a high school credential. GED prep supports students in preparing for all four of the tests:

  1. Mathematics
  2. Reasoning through Language Arts (RLA)
  3. Science
  4. Social Studies

Additional resources:

Learn more about the GED on the GED page of the MN Department of Education website.

Anyone under the age of 19 must obtain an age waiver before taking any GED tests. For more information, open the instructions and form to obtain a GED Age Waiver.

To learn more about the GED test, visit the GED Testing Service's website.

To set up a student account in preparation for taking the GED test, visit

To find ABE programs that offer GED preparation, or GED testing locations, visit the Adult Literacy Hotline by clicking on the link in the upper right.