On this page, we list all GED® prep locations and GED testing sites in the Cumberland region. Maryland uses the computer-based GED test for the state’s HSE (high school equivalency) testing program.
The HSE program is for adults who never completed high school and gives them the opportunity to acquire an equivalent degree.
The GED exam measures proficiency at a level that compares to that of graduating high school seniors.
There are four individual GED subtests (modules) in Literacy, Math, Social Studies, and Science.
There’s no need to register for the four modules simultaneously. You can sit for the GED subtests one at a time.
Testing must be done at a state-approved Maryland test center. There is no option over the internet.
Cumberland GED Prep Classes
Allegany College of Maryland (Center for Continuing Education & Workforce Development)
12401 Willowbrook Rd SE | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Ph: (301) 784.5445/5446
Allegany County NEDP (Allegany College of Maryland Adult Education)
112 Baltimore St | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Ph: (301) 784.5445/5446
Gateway Center – Third Floor
Allegany County Board of Education
108 Washington St | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Ph: (301) 759.2046
Allegany County Health Department (Jackson Unit)
Country Club Rd | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Ph: (301) 777.2290
Cumberland YMCA GED Program
601 Kelly Rd | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Ph: (301) 777.9622
Horizon Goodwill Industries
12000 Upper Potomac Industrial Park St | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Ph: (301) 784.5445
Prep Sites Around Cumberland (cities in alphabetic order)
Garrett Community College (Career Technology Center)
116 Industrial Dr | Accident | MD 21520 | Ph: (301) 387.3770
Bedford County PA CareerLink
1 Corporate Dr | Suite 103 | Bedford | Pennsylvania 15522 | Phone: (814) 623-6107
Everett Comm. Action Center
195 Drive-In Lane | Everett | Pennsylvania 15537 | Phone: (814) 623-9129
Allegany County Board of Education
100 Dr. Nancy Grasmick Ln | Frostburg | MD 21532 | Ph: (301) 687.8025
Garrett College (Northern Outreach Ctr)
12601 National Pike | Grantsville | MD 21536 | Ph: (301) 387.3770
Mineral County Technical Center
600 Harley O Staggers Sr. Drive | Keyser | WV 26726 | Ph: (304) 788.4240
687 Mosser Rd | McHenry | MD 21541 | Ph: (301) 334.8304/387.3770
Meyersdale Library GED Classes
210 Center St | Meyersdale | PA 15552 | Ph: (814) 634.0512
Eastern WV Comm. & Technical Coll.-Moorefield
316 Eastern Dr | Moorefield | West Virginia 26836 | Ph: (304) 434.8000 (ext. 234)
Garrett College (Northern Outreach Center)
14 N 8th St | Oakland | MD 21550 | Ph: (301) 387.3770
Swan Meadow Elementary School (Garrett College)
6709 Garrett Hwy | Oakland | MD 21550 | Ph: (301) 387-3770
Eastern WV Comm. & Technical Coll.-Petersburg
150 Providence Ln | Petersburg | West Virginia 26847 | Ph: (304) 257-1277
South Branch Career & Technical Ctr.
401 Pierpont Street | Petersburg | West Virginia 26847 | Phone: (304) 257-1331
Hampshire Co. Adult Learning Ctr
HC 63 | Romney | WV 26757 | Ph: (304) 822.3979 (ext. 223)
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Cumberland Area GED Test Sites
Allegany College of Maryland (Continuing Education Bldg, Rm CE15)
12401 Willowbrook Road | Cumberland | MD 21502 | Phone (301) 471-2332
Hampshire County CTE Building TASC Testing
157 Trojan Way | Romney | WV 26757 | Phone (304) 822-3979 ext. 1015
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Career Services & Workforce Development)
101 Community College Way | Johnstown | PA 15904 | Phone (814) 262-3815
Lord Fairfax Community College (The Lodge, Room 325)
173 Skirmisher Lane | Middletown | VA 22645 | Phone (540) 869-0746
Uptown Works GED Testing
109 East Main Street | Somerset | PA 15501 | Phone (814) 701-0762
Lord Fairfax EMS Council GED Testing
180 Prosperity Drive | Suite 1 | Winchester VA 22602 | Phone (540) 665-0014
The passing score for each subtest is 145. Your scores are measured on a scale with a range of 100 to 200. Averaging is not possible so your total score cannot be under 580. There is NO online GED testing. You will have to come to a state-approved testing site in person. Check also this page that has links to all U.S. GED prep programs and testing centers. There is no need to prepare for (and take) all four tests at once. You may take one test (or module) at a time.
In Maryland, you are eligible to sit for the GED exam if you are at least 18 years of age, not have a secondary education credential, and not be engaged in any school program. Young adults 16 and 17 years old may also qualify but there are further strict regulations. They must provide a withdrawal declaration from the school they last attended and produce a letter from an employer that states that you must have the GED diploma to gain or maintain a job.
A Brighter Future
The tests of General Education Development (usually named GED) offer adults who don’t hold a high school diploma the opportunity to earn a credential that’s considered equivalent to a common high school diploma. GED graduates can continue their education in college and the degree will surely lead to better employment.
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