GED Programs in Georgia with School Information

The General Educational Development (GED) credential allows students to earn the high school diploma needed to attain jobs and pursue higher education. With more than 20 GED preparatory programs offered through the technical college system, GED students in Georgia have a variety of options.

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Chattahoochee Technical College

Part of the Technical College System of Georgia, Chattahoochee Technical College is a two-year school located in Marietta, GA, just outside of Atlanta. The school also has learning centers located mainly in the northwest area of Atlanta. The school offers a GED preparation program at six locations, and GED testing is offered at the Acworth and Jasper campuses.

GED Preparatory Program

The GED prep classes are offered at the college's Acworth, Canton, Cartersville, Ellijay, Casper and Cobb County campuses. The program is designed for adult learners who want to gain proficiency or earn the GED diploma. Classes are available in math, language arts, science and social studies to help adults prepare for the GED test.

Savannah Technical College

Serving the southeastern part of Georgia, Savannah Technical College is a two-year degree granting institution that offers an adult education program. Although its main campus is located within the city of Savannah, the school provides services to the counties of Bryan, Chatham, Effingham and Liberty.

GED Preparatory Program

Adult education students can receive help developing their skills in writing, reading and math, as well as science and social studies. Prospective students need to attend a preparatory session and fulfill placement requirements, i.e., complete a placement test, have successfully completed certain high school courses or be able to provide SAT or ACT scores that meet a threshold set by the school. These placement requirements help the staff and student compose a lesson plan that focuses on the student's needs.

Each county served by Savannah Technical College has its own process and schedule, but classes are typically offered in blocks of time that range from morning to evening hours, and new students can begin at multiple times throughout the year.

West Georgia Technical College

The Adult Education Department at West Georgia Technical College is located at the college's Carroll campus. Basic skills and GED preparatory classes are available to residents of the Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Heard, Meriwether and Troup counties.

GED Preparatory Classes

Enrollment into the adult education program involves attending a registration session and completing a basic skills assessment. Students can then receive help from free classes in areas that include reading, writing and math to prepare for the GED test; there is a cost for taking the GED test itself. Other related services include the ESL classes.

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Augusta Technical College

Augusta Technical College is a two-year degree granting institution. The college offers classes and programs for adult learners at its class sites in the Burke, Columbia, Lincoln, McDuffie and Richmond counties.

GED Preparatory Classes

Classes are offered in a variety of areas, including GED preparation and the English Literacy Program (ELP). All classes are offered during the day, afternoon and evenings. Individuals who are 18 and 19 years old will need photo identification, as well as proof of withdrawal from the last school they attended. Students 20 and older will need only photo ID, and students younger than 18 will need some additional documentation. All of the adult education classes require registration.

Central Georgia Technical College

Central Georgia Technical College serves the central Georgia counties of Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Putnam and Twiggs. The school's primary campus is in the city of Macon. The school is a two-year degree granting institution focused on technical education.

GED Preparatory Classes

Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) has an Adult Education Program (AEP) that includes a GED preparation track and an English Literacy/Civics programs. Pre-GED and GED preparation classes are offered for free at many of the school's locations. Like other schools in the Technical College System of Georgia, CGTC's GED registration requires identification for those 18 years and older; additional requirements are listed for individuals younger than 18.

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has 11 adult education sites at various Georgia counties. The school has continuing and adult education programs that offer basic education and professional development courses.

GED Preparatory Classes

All 11 of the school's sites offer pre-GED and GED preparation classes; online options are also available for free to eligible students who have attended a registration/orientation event. Students aged 18-19 will need to bring proof of withdrawal from the last school they attended, as well as a picture ID. Registration is required for all GED classes.

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