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GED® Test Preparation Program

GED® Preparation classes are for adults who are 16 years old or older, who are not enrolled in high school and who wish to improve their ability to pass the GED test. To give adults flexibility to prepare for this high-school equivalency exam, students may choose from two instructional methods: online or classroom. Our counselors will help you decide which option is best for you! Registration is ongoing.

Students must be 16 or older and not currently enrolled in high school. Registration is ongoing. Locations subject to change.


GED® Testing

Manatee Technical College is the official GED® Testing Center for all of Manatee County. For more information on testing, visit
If you are under the age of 18, you are required to complete the GED Underage Waiver.
To obtain an underage waiver, please download the instructions and waiver below:
Underage Waiver Request Instructions
Updated GED Underage Waiver


GED® Integrated Preparation Program (GED-I)

In this program, students not only work towards obtaining a GED® diploma, but also enroll in a career and technical course. Simultaneously, they will earn a postsecondary degree, certificate, or industry certification. In order to be enrolled in the GED® Integrated Comprehensive course, students must pretest with the TABE and receive scores at or above the 9th grade level in at least two of the content areas (reading, language arts, or math).

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