Tests of General Education Development (GED®)
The GED Testing program has a rich history filled with stories that demonstrate the value of a GED Credential. Today, the GED Certificate is the most widely accepted high school equivalency credential.
Facts about GED Testing.
To earn a GED Certificate, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be 18 1/2 years of age or your 9th grade class must have graduated from high school
- Be a Wisconsin resident
- Not currently enrolled in high school
- Do not have a high school diploma
At NWTC, a GED Certificate is earned upon completion of:
- Reading and math assessments
- "Success Strategies" orientation session
- The 4 GED Tests
NEW - Computer Based GED Testing on the Green Bay, Marinette, and Sturgeon Bay Campus sites!
NOTE: You must have a valid, unexpired, photo id in order to take this exam. The name on the identification must match you name exactly.
High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED)
In addition to meeting the requirements for a GED Certificate, you must complete
the following requirements for an HSED:
- Health Literacy
- Civics Literacy
- Employability Skills
Testing fees are consistent throughout the state. Testing schedules vary from location to location.
For GED testing in Green Bay and other NWTC campuses contact
- Green Bay Campus: (920) 498-5427 or (800) 422-NWTC (5427)
- Marinette Campus: (715) 732-3874 or (800) 422-NWTC (3874)
- Sturgeon Bay Campus: (920) 746-4908 or (800) 422-NWTC (4908)
GED® and the GED Testing Service® are registered trademarks of the American Council on Education® and may not be used or reproduced without the express written permission of the American Council on Education.