GED Information

GED testing is now exclusively computer-based and administered at authorized GED test centers only. No legitimate GED test is offered via the internet.

For information about registration, payment, scheduling and testing locations, please visit

If you took the GED test in Pennsylvania prior to December 31, 2013, and did not pass, you may be allowed to combine partial scores from your test to qualify for the Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma.

Meet with an Enrollment Services Specialist


GED Scholarship Available

Allegheny County residents who obtain their GED are eligible for one, tuition-free, three-credit course at CCAC within six months of receiving the diploma. To be eligible, submit your GED certificate and scores within six months of completion to

Need more information? Meet with an Enrollment Services Specialist.

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Commonwealth Diploma Program / 30-College-Credit Option

A Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma may be issued to any Pennsylvania resident who does not possess a secondary school diploma and who is at least 18 years of age upon presentation of evidence of full matriculation and the satisfactory completion of a minimum of one full year or 30 semester hours of study at an accredited institution of postsecondary education located in the United States. An official college transcript is acceptable evidence for award of this diploma.

Applicants must complete and sign a request form certifying that they meet the criteria for award of a Commonwealth Diploma. For complete details, visit the PDE Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma webpage, and follow the directions under the heading "30 College Credit Option."

GED Transcript Request

If you have taken and passed the GED test in the state of Pennsylvania and would like to request an official transcript of your results, click here and follow the instructions given.

If you have taken and passed the GED test in a different state contact the appropriate state Department of Education for direction to request an official transcript of your results.