GPTC GED® Testing is open for GED® and Pearson VUE exams! All exams are by appointment only. CLICK HERE for links to register and for information on testing days and times.

Please visit MY GED or Pearson VUE to register to take an exam at either of our DeKalb campuses or at our Newton campus in Covington. Testing days and times are as follows:

Tuesdays 9AM – 4PM
Thursdays 9AM – 6PM
Saturdays 9AM – 2PM

South DeKalb
Mondays 9AM – 4PM

 Mondays 9AM – 4PM

Clarkston -HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)
First Thursday of every month
9AM – 12 PM

Step 1: Register for GED® Test

You must register online to take the GED® Test. The GED® exam is computer-based and can only be taken on a computer. If you have questions, please contact our Testing Administrator.

The GED® exam contains four separate tests:

  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Mathematical Reasoning

Step 2: Select a Testing Date online

MY GED or Pearson VUE

Step 3: Pay for GED® Test

Debit and credit cards are accepted.

  • $40 per test
  • $160 for all four tests
    Note: costs for Pearson VUE depends on the type of test

Step 4: GED® Testing Schedule (updated during COVID-19 pandemic)

Georgia Piedmont Tech is an official GED® testing site, offering on-site testing at three convenient locations. Visit our Locations page for directions and more information.

COVID-19 Testing Requirements in Georgia

The following form is required each time you enter a testing center during the COVID-19 pandemic. There are form options available in English and in Spanish. Students 16 and 17 years of age are considered under-age and must have the consent of a parent or guardian to test. Parents and guardians should complete the form on behalf of the under-age student and sign on the designated line provided.

Take the Online GED
® Test from home!

  • Available to take from home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Link to the Online GED Test website:
  • You will need a computer, webcam and reliable internet — no tablets or phones are allowed.

In-Person GED v. Online GED comparison chart