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Who We Are

We are GED Testing Service, the sole provider of the official GED® test. We’ve helped over 20 million people attain their GED® credential — we are the only high school equivalency program that is recognized by 97% of employers and colleges nationwide. And we’ve been doing it for more than 75 years.

GED Testing Service is a joint venture of the American Council on Education, which started the GED® program in 1942, and leading education company Pearson.

Mission Statement

GED Testing Service is focused on helping adults gain their high school equivalency diploma and change their lives for the better. Whether their goal is a new career, college or to climb the job ladder, our program is designed to help students develop the critical thinking skills and self-confidence that will help them flourish.

We look at the GED® as more than a credential: it is a tool to help adult learners develop the skills they will need to succeed across many careers and in higher education. GED® students unlock career and educational opportunities and become role models both to their peers and the next generation of learners.

We are the path to over 20 million success stories. We are GED Testing Service.