GEI offers international students the opportunity to earn an American High School Equivalency Diploma (commonly known as General Education Development diploma, or GED), a certificate equal to an US high school (12th grade) diploma. More than 20 million students globally have earned GED diplomas.

GEI’s GED program creates new opportunities for education and employment.

  • Earning a GED demonstrates ability to write and understand English at the 12th grade level
  • Employers in the US and most countries accept the GED as equal to their country’s high school diploma.
  • US colleges and employers accept the GED credential in place of a high school diploma


The GED test covers four subjects and assesses skills in key academic areas.

  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies


GEI’s GED program is an intensive course that includes sample tests, diagnostics to identify areas in need of improvement, skill-building, test taking strategies and personalized assistance by highly qualified coaches.


To complete the GEI GED program, participants must:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Take and pass GEI pre-assessment to demonstrate at least intermediate skills in English and show reading abilities equivalent to at least 9th grade level
  • Transcript from home country establishing completion of coursework in GED subjects
  • Participate actively in GEI’s intensive GED training program, which has components offered in their home country and at one of GEI’s learning centers in the US
  • Take and pass each of the four modules of the GED examination

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