GED - Certificate of Competency

The General Education Development program prepares students for the General Education Development (GED) exam. The curriculum also prepares students for a pathway to other noncredit or credit programs. Students gain knowledge in college and career readiness, including career exploration and study skills. Services include test-taking strategies, hands-on computer practice testing, academic counseling, individual follow-up, and easy access to local GED testing center. 

A Certificate of Competency is awarded upon completion of all required courses. 

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of the concepts in language arts, mathematics, science, and social science that prepare students to pass the General Education Development (GED) exam.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to observe, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate ideas and information.
  • Read with understanding and convey ideas effectively in writing.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mathematical concepts and procedures to answer a question, solve a problem, make a prediction, or carry out a task that has a mathematical dimension.

Required Courses