GED or AHSD?

 

 

High School Equivalency Diploma earned through the General Educational Development (GED) Program.

Adult High School Diploma earned through the Adult High School Program.

Eligibility to Enter Program

Minimum of 9th grade proficiency level in reading and math on the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE®).

Minimum of 9th grade proficiency level in reading and math on the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE®); Previous transcript evaluation with counselor.

Minimum Age

16 years old
Minors (16 – 17 years of age): visit www.cpcc.edu/ccr/minors.

Starting in the fall 2014 semester: 
16 years old
Minors (16 – 17 years of age): visit www.cpcc.edu/ccr/minors.

Military Restrictions

Please visit www.cpcc.edu/ccr/military for additional information.

Attendance Requirements

Strict attendance policy enforced

Subjects

  • Language Arts – reading and writing
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Required courses are based on transcript evaluation from the high school you last attended. They may include:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Health
  • Electives

Graduation Requirements

Passing score on all four subject areas of the high school equivalency diploma tests.

Accumulation of a pre-determined number of credits as approved by Charlotte - Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).

For more information please visit:  www.ncpublicschools.org

ollege

According to the American Council on Education (ACE), about 95% of U.S. colleges and universities accept the GED credential in place of a high school diploma.

Accepted as a standard high school diploma.

Workforce

Recent studies reported by the ACE show that roughly 96% of U.S. employers accept the GED® as equivalent to a high school diploma.

Accepted as a standard high school diploma.

Class Options

  • GED Fast Track
  • GED Online
  • Pathways to Employment
  • GED Learning Resource Center

Eight week classes and online courses

Class Locations

Multiple CPCC campuses and community sites

Central Campus

Harris Campus (online students only)

Cost

All College and Career Readiness courses are offered FREE of charge to students. Students may elect to purchase their own books, if desired. There is a fee for the actual GED® Tests.

 


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