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Adult Education

Adult Education / High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma (formerly known as the GED®) - The purpose of the Adult Education / High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma program is to deliver educational services to adults who are over the age of 17 (unless granted an exception) lacking a high school diploma and no longer under compulsory attendance to public high school.  The program covers an eight (8) county area, where adults are assessed to determine their level of education and provided instruction to improve their skills in math, science, social studies, reading, writing and employability. This instruction is designed to equip the student with the knowledge necessary to receive a High School Equivalency Diploma and enter employment and/or postsecondary education.

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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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Counties Served

  • Greene
  • Hawkins
  • Hancock
  • Unicoi
  • Carter
  • Washington
  • Sullivan
  • Johnson


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Northeast State Community College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.