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Adult Education

High School Equivalency Diploma & English as a Second Language programs

adult-education.jpgHigh School Equivalency Diploma (formerly GED®)

At Northeast State’s Adult Education Program, a dedicated team of instructors and staff prepare students for the HiSET exam which leads to a High School Equivalency Diploma (formerly known as the GED®.)

For adults over the age of 17 (or otherwise granted an exception), who are TN residents, this program provides a FREE pathway to a high school equivalency diploma which opens opportunities to pursue a successful future in college, a career, or the military.

Our free classes are offered in Greene, Hawkins, Hancock, Unicoi, Carter, Washington, Sullivan, and Johnson counties.

For those under the age of 18:

Individuals who are 16 or 17 years of age must have a parent or guardian with them when signing up for the HiSET program.

Enrollment Process

Cost of the Program: Free

Create an Appointment

Call 423.354.5364 or 844.637.5697 (Toll Free) or complete the request form to set up your appointment.


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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. For questions or concerns, please contact the Affirmative Action Officer.