General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Subject: High School

A group of four subject tests which, when passed, provide certification that the test taker has United States or Canadian high school-level academic skills. The GED test covers 4 subjects: Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reasoning Through Language Arts.

Mathematical reasoning, 120 minutes, which is composed of algebraic and quantitative problem-solving questions. You'll be able to use an online calculator or a handheld TI-30XS Multiview scientific calculator during this portion of the test. 

Science, 90 minutes, where you'll answer questions related to life, physical, and earth and space science.

Social Studies, 75 minutes, which includes multiple-choice, drag-and-drop, hot spot, and fill-in-the-blank questions focusing on U.S. history, economics, geography, civics, and government.

Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA), 155 minutes, including a 10-minute break, which focuses on the ability to: read closely and determine the details being stated, make logical inferences from it, and answer questions about what you've read; write clearly using a keyboard (demonstrating the use of technology) and provide a relevant analysis of a text, using evidence from the text; and edit and demonstrate an understanding of the use of standard written English, including grammar, capitalization, and punctuation.