• About ABE GED®

  • The ABE/GED® program offers classes in both Spanish and English designed to develop the skills needed in language arts, math, science, and social studies in preparation for the GED® tests, skill advancement and employability.

    • Individuals ages 16 or older are eligible to enroll.

    How to Begin

    1.  Are you Under 18 years of age?
      Students under 18 must email the GED® Option Parent Assurance form and Authorization for GED® Testing or Release from Compulsory Attendance from the high school of their legal residence to Nikki.Miller@mhcc.edu
    2.  Complete the online MHCC General Admission Application.
      You should receive a student ID within 24-48 hours via email and you will need that to complete the next step.
    3.  Then complete the online Adult Basic Skills ABE/GED Program Intake form.
      This intake process requires that you-
    4. a) complete the student information,

      b) set up your GED.com account if you are getting your GED,

      c) select an orientation date, and

      d) watch a short video about the program.

      Once you have completed this form, Stephanie will send you a Zoom link for orientation you selected.

    5.  Do you have Questions?
      Contact the ABE-GED office at 971-533-8813 (English) or 971-249-2129 (Spanish)


    Winter term begins January 4, 2021.

    Classes are 11 weeks long during the fall term, 10 weeks during winter, spring and summer terms. Check the Academic Calendar for exact dates.


    Our instructors are highly qualified. All have Masters Degrees in related field.

    Benefits to Students

    • Use of facilities including the computer lab, library, gym and swimming pool. You will receive a student ID card when you enroll in class.
    • One-on-one support, advising, and connection to campus and community resources through a student resource specialist.

    ABE/GED Class Descriptions

    • Language Arts (Reading/Writing): Two days, 8 hours per week, $30
    • Math: Two days, 8 hours per week, $30

    Note 1: Fee waivers available for those who qualify. Ask a staff member about eligibility.

    Note 2: Science and Social Studies are integrated into both Math and Language Arts courses.

    Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    9 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Math Language Arts Math Language Arts
    5:45-9:35 p.m. Math Language Arts Math Language Arts
    *Subject to change