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GED® Preparation / High School Equivalency



Prep Classes to Earn Your


Flexible class schedules…online or in-person…various locations…Classes that work around busy schedules. Choose a class that works for you and prepare for GED® or HISET® testing to earn your diploma.
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Benefits you can expect

We know that all students are different, and that's why we offer several free services and class options so you can find the path that is perfect for you.

Full Support Services

  • FREE instructional assistance to help you prepare to take the GED® or HiSET® exams.
  • Customized, individualized, and targeted instruction to maximize your learning experience.
  • Instructional materials are provided at no cost to you.
  • While classes and support services are free, a testing fee is paid to the test provider (GED® Testing
  • Service or Educational Testing Service) when you take the actual tests. Support funds are available for students with financial challenges.
  • Career exploration and support to help you plan your next step.

Class Options

  • Choose from face-to-face or fully online classes
  • Day and evening class options available
  • Experienced, highly-qualified instructors and staff
  • On-campus GED®/HiSET® Testing Center

Additional Info & Resources

  • Passing either the GED® tests or the HiSET® exams allows you to earn the same North Carolina High School Equivalency Diploma.
  • We also offer a free Adult High School program, which allows you to make up the credits you missed in school and earn a traditional high school diploma.

What our students say

Thousands of happy students are glad they chose Mayland.

Note: In order to qualify, students must attend class regularly and complete an educational level on a federally approved posttest assessment or earn a high school credential.

"Telling myself I CAN do it instead of I can't."

GED Student

Jessie Marotta

"When I first started, the teachers immediately made me feel welcome and were very patient and helpful."

GED Student

Isaac Ray

"Never doubt yourself."

GED Student

Taylor Street


There’s no better time to direct and control your path to a high school diploma than right now. The free prep classes will help prepare you to pass your GED test so you can attend college, pursue further training, or obtain employment. Don’t put your future on hold.

Avery Learning Center


Mitchell Campus


Yancey Learning Center