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Wisconsin GED Info

The information you need to pursue your GED credential in Wisconsin.


GED (General Educational Development) testing in the state of Wisconsin is handled by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The state is continuing its partnership with GED Testing Service and, as of January 1, 2014, offers the new 2014 computer-based GED test.

You have additional options in Wisconsin. Click on the GED/HSED Brochure link in the middle of the  page for a complete description. Here's a review of your five options:

  1. Pass the GED tests, complete the health, citizenship, and employability skills and career

    awareness counseling requirements.

  2. Document 22 high school or college credits.

  3. Finish 24 semester credits or 32 quarter credits at a university or technical college, including instruction in any area of study you didn't cover in high school.

  4. Complete a foreign degree or diploma program.

  5. Complete a competency program offered by a technical college or community-based group that has been approved by the state superintendent of public instruction as a high school completion program.

Good luck! Come back and share your experience with others: Which Part of the GED Test Is Easiest/Hardest?

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