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About the GED

The GED is broken into four subject tests. You don’t need to take all four tests at once, you can spread them out and go at your own pace.

The GED test is delivered exclusively on computer. If you have more questions about the GED in Maryland, contact Maryland Adult Education and Literacy Services.

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GED Eligibility

In Maryland, you can take the GED if you are NOT currently enrolled in high school, are NOT a high school graduate, are a resident of Maryland, and have been officially withdrawn from traditional high school for at least three months.

If the GED isn’t a good fit, Maryland residents can also consider the External Diploma Program.

The Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center has information on finding a Testing Center and pricing. GED Testing in Maryland has information on test preparation, test center locations, accommodations, pricing and frequently asked questions.

Studying for the GED

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GED Classes

Find a GED preparation class using the Directory of Maryland Adult Education Programs.

Maryland Online GED Preparation Classes are available for people who are:

  • A Maryland resident,
  • At least 18 years of age,
  • Officially out of school,
  • Able to demonstrate skills appropriate for the online curriculum by pre-testing in math and reading at your local Adult Education program.
  • Committed to submitting at least 6 assignments and studying 5-6 hours per week.
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