The General Educational Development (GED) is equivalent to a high school diploma. The GED covers mathematics, language arts, reading and writing, social studies, and science.
GED prep courses are offered through Continuing Education.
You do not have to be enrolled in TCC to take the GED test.
The GED is given only on scheduled dates. Check with the appropriate campus office for availability.
All students must:
All sections of the Computerized GED examination should be scheduled at GED Test on Computer.
Note: You can now combine scores for pencil-and-paper and computerized tests.
GED tests are sent to Austin for grading, which takes approximately 2 - 3 weeks.
Students receive a transcript in the mail directly from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) .
The computerized GED currently consists of five sections.
Payment is made online at GED Test on Computer when examination sections are scheduled.
Results are received immediately on all sections of the examination except for the essay portion.
Contact your original testing location for details.
Updated August 22, 2013