GED Classes Albany, Georgia

Listed here are all GED prep class sites and test centers in the Albany region. Georgia uses two options for High School Equivalency testing, the GED (General Education Development) and HiSET (High School Equivalency Test).

The assessments give adults who never completed high school the opportunity to obtain an equivalent diploma.

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The GED® has four tests (modules) in Literacy, Math, Science, and Social Studies that can be taken separately.

The HiSET® exam has individual writing and reading subject tests (so five in total) that can also be taken separately

The GED and HiSET exams as now also offered online. It used to be that you had to go to a state-approved GED testing site and take the four subtests in person.

Now, however, with the introduction of online proctored GED and HiSET testing options, that has changed. Read more below.

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Albany GED prep classes (By ZIP)

Albany Technical College
1704 S Slappey Boulevard, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-430-1620/0659
Albany Technical College reinstated two programs that allow for earning a GED (high school equivalency) credential or a high school diploma while at the same time attending college-level classes.

The programs, ‘Ability To Benefit’ and ‘Move on When Ready’, will benefit students and improve the school’s enrollment numbers. The program ‘Ability to Benefit’ allows students who are studying towards their GED diploma to get federal support (Pell Grant) while they are taking college classes.

The program ‘Ability To Benefit’ was also reintroduced, and offers students the chance to earn a secondary education credential while attending technical college classes. Nowadays, practically everybody needs a high school diploma or GED credential. These programs allow them to earn their high school or GED diploma while earning college credit at the same time.

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Goodwill Career & Training Center
2017 N Slappey Boulevard, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-317-0970
Goodwill Career Center helps people with their GED prep and offers scholarships to pay for the test.

New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church
209 N Monroe Street, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-888-4777

Paxen Albany
317 W Oglethorpe Boulevard, Suite C, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-405-8209

Albany Housing Authority (ATC)
521 Pine Avenue, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-434-4518

Hope Center at the Coke Plant GED Classes
925 Pine Avenue, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-883-1910

Eckerd Connects-Paxen Learning Center
235 W Roosevelt Avenue, Albany, GA 31701, Phone: 229-405-8209

Turner Job Corps Center GED Instruction
2000 Schilling Avenue, Albany, GA 31705, Phone: 229-883-8500

Faith Deliverance Church
1312 E Tift Avenue, Albany, GA 31705, Phone: 229-888-6951

Dougherty County Jail GED Program
1302 Evelyn Avenue, Albany, GA 31705, Phone: 229-430-6500
This program is not available to the public

Greater Grace Church of God In Christ
205 S Westover Boulevard, Albany, GA 31707, Phone: 229-439-7047

Mt. Zion Empowerment Center
825 S Westover Boulevard, Albany, GA 31707, Phone: 229-485-9026

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Locations around Albany (cities by alphabet)

Wilcox State Prison Abbeville (GED Program)
470 S Broad Street, Abbeville, GA 31001, Phone: 229.467.3000
Not for the general public

Americus Literacy Action
307 E Lamar Street, Americus, GA 31709, Phone: 229-924-9010

South Georgia Technical College
900 S Georgia Tech Parkway, Americus, GA 31709, Phone: 229-931-2563/7323

Eckerd Connects-Paxen Workforce Development
1558 E Forsyth Street, Suite B, Americus, GA 31709, Phone: 229-931-8990

Ashburn Youth Resource Center (Southern Regional Tech)
424 S Jefferson Street, Ashburn, GA 31714, Phone: 229-567-8781

Southern Regional Technical College-Mitchell County Campus
44 South Ellis Street, Camilla, GA 31730, Phone: 229‐522‐3641

SGTC-Crisp County
402 N Midway Road, Cordele, GA 31015, Phone: 229-271-4059

LEARNetwork
401 S 10th Street, Cordele, GA 31015, Phone: 912-273-1565
This non-profit organization offers free computer-formatted adult education and GED preparation for qualifying individuals. Classes are available in morning, afternoon, and evening sessions.

Eckerd Connects-Paxen Workforce Development
606 15th Avenue, Cordele, GA 31015, Phone: 229-931-8990

Empowerment Pathways YouthBuild
212 N 2nd Street, Cordele, GA 31015, Phone: 229-276-1580
Empowerment Pathways YouthBuild is a development program for 16-24 aged youth looking to earn their GED while simultaneously being paid to learn and work in the construction trade.

Randolph County Adult Education Center
241 Highway 82 E, Cuthbert, GA 39840, Phone: 229-732-5158

Robert Albritton Neighborhood Service Center (Albany Tech)
771 Round Tree, Dawson, GA 39842, Phone: 229-995-6172

Living Hope Comm. Outreach Ctr
309 N Lena St, Dothan, Alabama 36301, Ph 334.671.2376
Find all Dothan area locations here: Dothan GED programs

Calhoun County Adult Learning Center (Albany Tech)
665 Manry Street, Edison, GA 39846, Phone: 229-835-2977

Schley County Adult Education (SGTC)
41 Wilson Street, Ellaville, GA 31806, Phone: 229-937-2025

Ben Hill Adult Education Center
667 Perry House Road, Building 400, Fitzgerald, GA 31750, Phone: 229-468-2272

Clay County Adult Education (Albany Technical College)
155A Wilson Street, Fort Gaines, Georgia 39851, Phone: 229.768.3792

Lee County Adult Learning Center (Albany Tech)
1346 US Highway 19 S, Suite G, Leesburg, GA 31763, Phone: 229-759-3040

Macon Central High GED Classes
2155 Napier Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31204, Ph: 478.254.8272
All Macon area GED classes are listed here: Macon area GED classes

Macon Co. Adult Education
309 Spaulding Road, Montezuma, Georgia 31063, Ph: 478-472-3417

Calhoun State Prison GED Program
27823 Main Street, Morgan, GA 39866, Phone: 229-849-5000
Unavailable to the public

Southern Regional Technical College-Adult Education
361 Industrial Drive, Moultrie, GA 31788, Phone: 229-217-4182/4181

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Baker County Adult Learning Center (Albany Tech)
236 Hoke Smith Drive, Newton, GA 39870, Phone: 229-734-1297

Macon County Literacy Council
736 Hwy 26 West – Oglethorpe – Georgia 31068 – Ph: 478-472-2777

The Donnie Cochran Community Complex (Southern Regional Technical College)
Mize Street, Pelham, GA 31779, Phone: 888-205-3449

Autry State Prison GED Program
3178 Mt. Zion Church Road, Pelham, GA 31779, Phone: 229-294-2940
Unavailable to the public

Plains Boys & Girls Club (SGTC Adult Education)
304 Waymon Street, Plains, Georgia 31780, Phone: 229-824-5388

Wilcox Adult Education Center (WGTC)
239 W Gordon Street, Rochelle, GA 31079, Phone: 229-468-2272

Southern Regional Technical College
102 E Kelly Street, Sylvester, GA 31791, Phone: 229-516-3992

Worth County Adult Education 
1210 N Monroe Street, Sylvester, GA 31791, Phone: 229-777-2177

Southern Regional Technical College-Tifton Campus
52 Tech Drive, Tifton, GA 31794, Phone: 229-391-2615/2600

Literacy Volunteers of Tifton-Tift County
902 Main Street S, Tifton, GA 31794, Phone: 229-382-0505/391-2527
Literacy Volunteers’ GED classes are offered at Southern Regional Technical College Tifton Campus

Christian Women’s Job Corps Tifton
602 W Third Street – Tifton – Georgia 31793 – Ph: 229-396-5990

Lifehouse Ministries
402 N Park Avenue – Tifton – GA 31794 – Ph: 229-402-3794

Goodwill Southern Rivers
359 Commerce Way – Tifton – GA 31794 – Ph: 706-324-4366

Lowndes Adult Learning Ctr GED
4089 Val Tech Rd (Mobile Unit # 7), Valdosta, Georgia 31602, Ph: 229.333.5496
See all Valdosta area locations at Valdosta GED Classes

EDTC (Economic Development Training Center)
402 Hawkinsville Road, Vienna, Georgia 31092, Phone: 229.268.3904

Middle Georgia Technical Institute
Union Street, Vienna, Georgia 31092, Phone: 912.268.2330
GED instruction is offered Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

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Online GED and HiSET testing options

In earlier days, taking the computer-based GED exam needed to be done at state-designated GED testing facilities. There was just no option to take the GED exam online. If you wanted to earn your Georgia GED diploma, your personal appearance was required to take and pass the four GED subtests.

Now, all of that has changed with the arrival of a new, online, proctored GED exam and Georgia has also introduced the HiSET exam which can be taken both on a computer and in a paper-based format. When using the online GED or HiSET format, an online proctor will guide you through the test-taking process and see if all happens according to the rules and regulations.

Check out this post: ‘Online GED testing option’ for more detailed online GED information and for more details about the “HiSET-At-Home” exam, check here.

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Albany area GED testing centers

Albany Technical College
1704 S Slappey Boulevard, Albany, GA 31708-2301, Phone: 229-430-0691

SGTC McLain Center
900 S Georgia Tech Parkway, Americus, GA 31709, Phone: 229-931-4998

Southern Regional Tech
315 South Boulevard Drive, Bainbridge, GA 39819, Phone: 229-248-2517

SGTC-Crisp County Campus
404 N Midway Road, Cordele, GA 31015, Phone: 229-271-4040

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
667 Perry House Road, Fitzgerald, GA 31750, Phone: 229-333-2125

Southern Regional Tech
800 Veterans Parkway, Moultrie, GA 31788, Phone: 229-891-7000

Southern Regional Technical College
52 Tech Drive, Tifton, GA 31794, Phone: 229-391-2600

Last Updated on November 19, 2021.