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General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT)

The General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) is a high school equivalency credential. The minimum age required to take the GED test in Florida is 18 years old. If you are under 18 years of age you must be granted a GED Testing Eligibility Exception Form by the local school board. During registration for the GED test on computer, you will receive an email with the Testing Eligibility Form and where you can submit the form for approval.

Test Subjects:
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Language Arts, Reading 
  • Mathematics
  • Language Arts, Writing

Florida test-takers need to score a 410 on each test and 2250 on the entire test battery (all five parts combined). For more details about the test subjects please visit www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/test-sections

For more information please contact the GED Testing Service at 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433) or visit the web site at www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/contact-us. Additional information is also available at the Florida Department of Education (official site for GED test) and at the Florida Literacy Coalition GED information website.

Retest Procedure:

Students can re-take each subject a total of three times per year. There’s no wait period in Florida for students who don’t pass the test on their first attempt. Students can take the test again whenever they are ready, however, we encourage students to receive additional instruction in the classroom or try a practice test before re-testing. For more information please vist www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/retake

Test Preparation:

The following are resources for students to prepare for the GED-CBT:

SOURCE LINK
GED Testing Service

• Prepare for the Test

MDC School of Continuing Education & Professional Development

• GED Preparation
• GED Online Preparation
GED Preparation Courses


GED-CBT Schedule:

  AVAILABLE ▼ DAY ▼ TIME ▼
Hialeah Testing By Registration TBA TBA
Homestead Testing
InterAmerican Testing
Kendall Testing
North Testing
West Testing
Wolfson Testing
Note:
Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Testing Office Hours of Operation.

 

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

Under certain circumstances, arrangements for auxiliary aids and modifications are permissible. The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to educational opportunities and experiences for candidates with documented disabilities. These services can include:

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Adaptive or assistive technology
  • Note takers
  • and more

An ACCESS representative can help eligible candidates identify and arrange for accommodations that ensure success.

Instructions for Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

  1. Candidate sends documentation to test vendor.
  2. Test vendor evaluates the candidate's documentation.
  3. Test vendor determines the candidate's test accommodations.
  4. Test vendor informs candidate of accommodations and schedules test.
  5. Test vendor informs Testing Center of candidate's accommodations and sends test materials for test day.

Fees:

   CRITERIA  PAY▼ FEE▼
GED-CBT First attempt on computer or retake a subject on computer Publisher $26 per
subject


MDC administers the test at:

ADDRESS  PHONE E-MAIL
InterAmerican Testing
627 SW 27 Avenue
Room 1110
Miami, FL 33135
Map
Main:
(305) 237-6041
Fax:
(305) 237-6207
iac_testing@mdc.edu
Kendall Testing
11011 SW 104 Street
Building R, 5th Floor
Miami, FL 33176
Map
Main:
(305) 237-2341
Fax:
(305) 237-0679
kendall_testing@mdc.edu
North Testing
11380 NW 27 Avenue
Room 1160
Miami, FL 33167
Map
Main:
(305) 237-1015
Fax:
(305) 237-1889
north_testing@mdc.edu
MDC-West Testing
3800 NW 115 Avenue
Room 2110 
Doral, FL 33178
Map
Main:
(305) 237-8979
Fax:
(305) 237-4951
west_testing@mdc.edu
Wolfson Testing
300 NE 2 Avenue
Room 3104
Miami, FL 33132
Map
Main:
(305) 237-3011
Fax:
(305) 237-7622
wolfson_testing@mdc.edu



Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.