The GED test is a five-subject high school equivalency test that measures skills required by high schools and requested by colleges and employers.
The five subjects are:
- Social Studies
- Mathematical Reasoning
- Reasoning Through Language Arts
Before you can begin testing you must attend a mandatory testing orientation, please see schedule below. After you pass the GED test, your diploma or credential will be issued by your state but you’ll receive a GED transcript to apply to college, start training, or get a better job. Click here for more information or to setup a GED account.
To earn the HSED, a candidate must meet further requirements related to coursework in health, civics literacy and employability skills.
Blackhawk Technical College offers scheduled testing at various locations. Students can view testing schedules on www.GED.com after they have attended an orientation. Testing cost is $33.75 per test for either a General Educational Development Certificate or a High School Equivalency Diploma. Civics test is $10.00 per test. All retest fees for GED/HSED are $10.00 and there is a 30 day wait period for retest, which are scheduled through www.GED.com.