GED stands for General Educational Development. It is a test developed by the American Council on Education (ACE).
If the GED is not a good choice for you and you live in Maryland, the External Diploma Program is another option you might wish to consider.
The GED consists of 4 content areas:
The GED test is delivered exclusively on computer.
If you have more questions about the GED, contact the GED Office of the Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center.
In Maryland, you can take the GED if you:
The Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center has information on Testing Centers and pricing.
Contact the Business, Science and Technology Department for current materials. Many books have full-length practices exams and in-depth review and study tips.
Contact the Sights and Sounds Department for current practice materials.
Maryland Online GED Preparation Classes. The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and the U.S. Department of Education now offer a GED preparation class available on the Web. To enroll in the online GED preparation program, you must be:
Taking these online classes allows you to work at your own pace and prepare for all GED tests.
There are also in-person Adult Basic Education (ABE) and GED preparation classes offered in Baltimore City. Ask your librarian for information about GED preparation classes and organizations in your area.
There are testing centers throughout the state of Maryland.
Enoch Pratt Free Library
State Library Resource Center
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201