Adult Career Center's GED® Program
Develop basic skills that you can use to obtain employment and enable your success in college, the community and the workplace!
GED® preparation classes are available to assist and prepare students to pass the Official GED® Tests, earn a State of Florida High School Diploma and successfully transition to postsecondary education or career advancement. Students will accelerate at their own pace through an individualized learning plan. Adult Career Center uses all GED® approved materials and online resources. Learn more about the official GED® test and create an account on ged.com.
Self-paced computer-based learning focuses on the four content-area assessments:
Reasoning through Language Arts, which tests a student’s ability to read closely, write clearly, and edit and understand written text
Mathematics, which tests quantitative and algebraic problem solving
- Science, which includes life science, physical science, earth and space science
Social Studies, which includes civics and government, U.S. history, economics, geography and the world
To participate in our program, students must:
be 16 years or older
be able to complete a minimum of 10 hours a week of course work to participate
not be enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school
attend orientation and testing
pay $45 tuition per term*
* Through an application process, students can apply for tuition scholarships
Mary Howard—Intake Counselor
Adult Career Center
Call for more information at 941-255-7500 Ext. 1679
Or Click the "Get More Information" button at the bottom of this page and fill out the online form to have Mary Howard call you.
The GED® test is taken at Charlotte Technical College in the Resource Center and costs $128.
There are four sections of the test and each may be taken separately for $32 each.
See map below for the location of Charlotte Technical College Campus.
Current Session Hours for GED® Program:
Morning Classroom Sessions:
- Monday through Thursday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Afternoon Classroom Sessions:
- Monday and Thursday 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Open Lab Sessions in the CTC Resource Center:
- Tuesday through Thursday 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm