In Massachusetts there are 2 tests offered for earning High School Equivalency (HSE) Credentials — the HiSET™ (High School Equivalency Test) and GED® (General Education Development). At Greenfield Community College we offer both. Click here for a comparison of the HiSET™ and GED® tests: comparison of HSE tests
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education partnered with SABES (System for Adult Basic Education Support) to create a short video: sabes.org/hse. Please refer to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s High School Equivalency (HSE) Office for additional information: www.doe.mass.edu/hse/.
There are special requirements for testing under the age of 18. Please go to the Department of Education’s Website: www.doe.mass.edu/hse/under18.html.
Testing with accommodations for test takers with disabilities or health related needs is possible, for details please see: www.doe.mass.edu/hse/disabilitiesinfo.html.
High School Equivalency Assessment courses are not available at Greenfield Community College. Please contact the following local agencies for information about High School Equivalency Test preparation.
- The Literacy Project (774-3934) has adult education centers in Greenfield, Turners Falls, Orange, Northampton, Amherst and Ware
All requests for copies of High School Equivalency Credentials must go through Diploma Sender: www.diplomasender.com.