General Education Development (GED)
The GED® (General Education Development) Prep program at Seminole State College provides non-high school credit instruction to prepare students to successfully complete the GED® test leading to a high school diploma issued by the Florida Department of Education. Instruction is provided in the four subject areas of the GED® Test: reasoning through language arts, science, social studies and mathematics; along with college and career exploration. To be admitted to the GED® Prep Program, students must reach age eighteen (18) by the last day of their first semester. Additional admission requirements may apply.
- Admission: Applications are taken prior to the start of each session (Fall, Spring and Summer) in person at the Sanford/Lake Mary, Altamonte Springs and Oviedo campuses and online via email.
- Testing: Placement is based on the results of the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), and/or CASAS Goals Assessment. See the Testing and Assessment section of this catalog for more information.
- Fees: All qualifying students pay a $30 state-mandated fee upon initial registration in any semester.
State of Florida Diploma Requirements
For the most recent requirements to receive a high school diploma issued by the Florida Department of Education through the GED® test please visit our GED® Prep website.
Students who receive a high school diploma issued by the Florida Department of Education and have attended Seminole State are eligible to participate in the College's graduation ceremony which is held at the end of Fall and Spring terms.
The GED® Prep program provides a competitive scholarship program for students to continue their postsecondary studies at Seminole State.
For more information about the GED® Prep program, please visit our GED® Prep website.