Steps to Earn a Certificate of High School Equivalency

Follow these steps to earn your Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency:

step1 icon  Prepare to Test. Visit the GED Preparation Resources page for links to adult education programs and online resources.

step2  Schedule your tests online: GED.

Notes: 16 and 17-year-old test takers will need to meet eligibility requirements. (See Age Exceptions)
Tests can now be take online. Learn more: GED test online.

step3  Take the tests. Once you pass the whole series, TEA will email you a PDF containing your certificate in just a few days.


Content Updated 2-23-2022