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. We can help you through all stages from test preparation to taking the tests to starting your career path.
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.
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.
Students who are still enrolled in High School, and are off-track for graduation have options to receive an HSED through Alternative High School. Contact Diane Shilka at Diane.Shilka@nwtc.edu or 920-498-5506.
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 Center below.
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.
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.
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