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Wiregrass now offering HiSET computer pathways

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New High School Equivalency Test Now Offered at Wiregrass Tech

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is one of four colleges in Georgia that is piloting a new High School Equivalency test called HiSET®.  Wiregrass Tech now offers multiple options for achieving a high school equivalency diploma. Wiregrass Tech offers two computer-based testing (CBT) pathways available through testing centers on three campuses with the GED® or the HiSET® exam.  

Students enrolled in the free adult education program classes improve their reading, writing, and math skills as well as learn how to speak English, and how to prepare for High School Equivalency (HiSET® and GED®) Tests.  The classes are free and offered on all four Wiregrass college campuses located in Valdosta, Fitzgerald, Douglas, and Sparks.  There are also satellite learning centers located in all 11 counties the college serves; Atkinson, Ben Hill (two locations), Berrien, Brooks, Coffee, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes (four locations), and Wilcox. 

Wiregrass Tech is an official GED® and HiSET® testing center.  Both tests allow you to earn your high school equivalency credential. Both exams are computer-based formats and can be taken in-person.  Test takers can take one subject at a time and tests can be taken in English or Spanish.  The HiSET® includes five subject areas and the GED® is includes four.  Both exams come with free test preparation through the college’s Adult Education department.  The Wiregrass Testing Center offers both exams for adult education students or anyone who is seeking to take the exam.  Testing centers at located on the Valdosta, Ben Hill-Irwin, and Coffee Campuses. 

Wiregrass is currently accepting new students in the Adult Education program as well as online classes.  For more information, please visit www.wiregrass.edu/adulted or call 229-333-2100. To inquire about taking one of the high school equivalency tests please contact the testing center at Wiregrass at testing@wiregrass.edu or call 229-333-2100.