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GED Program

MCC Adult Education provides individuals an opportunity to improve their skills on the path to a high school diploma or post-secondary education.  Our goal is to open doors to better paying jobs, new careers, college classrooms, brighter futures.

The Adult Education Department offers a variety of services to support your learning needs and lifestyle which includes:

  • Read Right®, a tutor-based reading program
  • Subject-specific instruction in writing, math, social studies and science in an instructor-led learning environment
  • Self-paced study options
  • Distance learning with the hybrid I-Pathways program
  • Computer Center with access to web-based learning tutorials and staff support
  • GED Fast Track, an accelerated learning option for those that qualify
  • Transition support services and assistance navigating the GED 2014 test
  • Hands-on opportunities for increasing digital literacy skills
  • Career exploration and planning

 

OFFICIAL GED TESTING INFORMATION

2014 GED® Program is Here!

Here in Nebraska, we’re excited to offer you the 2014 GED® program and a fighting chance at a good job with good wages.

What’s the 2014 GED® Program?

In 2014 you have more than just a test. You’ll have access to MyGED™ your online portal to sign up, study, schedule, check scores, and learn about jobs and college.

What is MyGED™?

MyGED™ is your start-to-finish tool for the 2014 GED® program. Flexible, convenient and the support you need before and after the GED® test. Built with you in mind, MyGED™ helps you take control of your life and your future. Register today and test in January. Get started now at www.GED.com.

 

What’s the 2014 GED® test like?

The GED® test has been updated to make sure it measures what graduating high school seniors know and what colleges and employers will expect of you.

  • Four (4) parts:
    • Science (90 minutes)
    • Social Studies (90 minutes)
    • Reasoning Through Language Arts (150 minutes including a 10-minute break)
    • Mathematical Reasoning (90 minutes)
  • Offered on computer (paper available for accommodations only)
  • English and Spanish

How do I register?

Registration is simple in 2014. Simply sign up for MyGED™ at www.GED.com and you will get information about testing policies and procedures, how to request modified testing conditions (accommodations), or you’ll be able to schedule right then.

When can I schedule?

Scheduling is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week with MyGED™ at www.GED.com. Log in and click on “Schedule Test” on the top. Once you complete the scheduling questions you’ll be directed to choose your language, subject, and the day and time that works best for you to test. You can also schedule one test at a time to make sure you feel prepared every time.

Is there a fee to take the test?

You can pay as you go with the GED® test.  This means you can pay for each subject individually or when you are ready to test.  The fee per subject is $30. 

 

ENROLLMENT IN MCC's GED PROGRAM

All students pay an annual registration fee of $25 upon enrollment.  This fee is paid by all new and returning students prior to every winter quarter registration.

Students over 18 need to be a resident of Nebraska for at least 30 days and should hold a valid Nebraska ID.

Students under 18 years of age must have "permission to enroll" from the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) prior to registering for GED classes.  The following items should be submitted to the Adult Education office at Fort Omaha Campus, Building 9, Room 101:

  1. NDE Form #10-005, Withdrawal from Mandatory Attendance, http://www.education.ne.gov/ADED/pdfs/NebraskaWithdrawalFromMandatoryAttendanceForm.pdf
  2. A copy of the transcript from the last high school attended, indicating the official date of withdrawal
  3. Application for State of Nebraska High School Diploma,

    http://www.education.ne.gov/ADED/pdfs/2011%20NEW%20GED%20APPLICATION%20FORM.pdf

 

GED ORIENTATION

The spring quarter registration has closed. Summer quarter registration begins May 9.  Please contact the Adult Education office AFTER April 25 to schedule an orientation appointment for summer quarter. You may call the office at 402-457-2312 or email us at adultedu@mccneb.edu.

 

Orientation Dates for Summer Quarter 2014:

Friday, May 9

8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday, May 16 9:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday AND Thursday, May 28 and 29; MUST attend both sessions 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday, May 30 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Please plan on arriving early and staying until all testing is completed.  This takes approximately 6 hours.

 

GED CLASS LOCATIONS

GED classes are offered at various locations throughout the Omaha metro area. 

 

 

Need a copy of your GED Transcript or Official Diploma?

Click on the links below, complete the form and mail to address listed:

GED Transcript Request Form

Duplicate GED Diploma Request Form

 

QUESTIONS? 

Contact the Adult Education/GED Office:  402-457-2312 or by email at adultedu@mccneb.edu

Fort Omaha Campus, Building 9, Room 113

 
 
 
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