The General Education Development(GED®Test) is offered as an alternative to a high school diploma. The GED® Test is made up of four batteries, including Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.

GED Quick Facts

  • GED preparation classes are free. Contact your local Adult Education Center (list) for information about classes.
  • Scholarships are available to assist with GED Testing fees. See your local adult education center for more information.
  • Georgia GED graduates may be eligible to receive the $500 HOPE GED Grant to use toward post-secondary education in Georgia.
  • The Online GED Test is available to take from home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To view the differences between an Online Proctored Test vs. In-Person GED Test, click here.
  • You will need a computer, webcam, and reliable internet — no tablets or phones are allowed.

COVID-19 Testing Requirements in Georgia

One of the following forms is required each time you enter a testing center during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

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