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Get Started on your GED

GED® and HSED Programs

High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) and GED® testing prep classes are FREE at NWTC.

 
If you don't have your high school diploma, earning your GED® or HSED is the next step before going to college and pursuing a career field you'll love.

NWTC can help you through all stages from test preparation to taking the tests to starting your career path.

Contact Us

Adult Basic Education Support Specialist
Phone: (920) 498-5686
Email: NWTC.GEDPrep@nwtc.edu

Getting Started


Why Start Now?

  • Get FREE test preparation at any NWTC campus or regional learning center – including GED® Ready vouchers for GED® practice tests.
  • Learn from our testing experts who will be with you all the way.
  • Choose from a variety of class times to meet your busy schedule.
  • Get closer to your goals! Complete your GED® or HSED and then start taking regular college classes.
  • Scholarships are available to help pay for testing.

Eligibility Requirements

We look forward to working with you! But first, let's make sure you meet these requirements:

  • You must be at least 18.5 years old, or your 9th grade class must have graduated.
  • You must be a Wisconsin resident.
  • You must not be currently enrolled in a public or private high school.
  • You must not be a high school graduate.

Ability to Benefit

Ability to Benefit is a program allowing students who have not received a high school diploma to be eligible for Federal student aid to help pay for your college-level courses. Email us or call 920-491-2693 to find out if you're eligible.

 

Preparation and Testing


HSED and GED® Test Prep and Assessments

NWTC offers free test preparation, including TABE pre-testing, classes designed to help students prepare, and practice tests. Contact any of the NWTC campuses or regional center locations listed below to get started.

When you're ready to take your HSED or GED® test, visit one of the locations marked as Test Centers below.

NWTC Green Bay
920-498-5686
NWTC.GEDPrep@nwtc.edu
Test Center

NWTC Marinette
715-735-9361
Marinette@nwtc.edu
Test Center

NWTC Sturgeon Bay
920-746-4900
SturgeonBay@nwtc.edu
Test Center

 

Gain Career Skills While You Earn Your HSED or GED®

Check out our Career Pathways Bridge programs, which include Welding, Electricity, Medical Assistant, Nursing Assistant, and Paraeducator.

For more information, contact our Adult Basic Education Navigator at careerpathwaysbridge@nwtc.edu or 920-491-2693 (call or text).

After Testing


GED®/HSED Graduation

Congratulations, graduates! Get details on graduation events:

 

What's next?

Start taking college classes. You can do it! Choose from over 200 academic programs at NWTC. If you're unsure about your career path, we can help you find career fields that fit your interests and strengths.

Will the NWTC experience challenge you? Yes, but it's worth it. And don't worry, our academic coaches and advisors are dedicated to helping you succeed!

To get started, contact our Adult Basic Education Navigator at careerpathwaysbridge@nwtc.edu or 920-491-2693 (call or text).

 


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.

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