Minnesota Adult Secondary Credential Options


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In Minnesota, the Tests of General Educational Development – commonly known as the GED® tests or simply GED -- provide individuals who do not have a high school diploma the opportunity to earn a State of Minnesota GED Diploma. The four tests in the GED battery (Reasoning Through Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science) measure academic competencies similar to many of those required of a Minnesota high school graduate.

Adult Basic Education

ABE, the Workforce Center, and Minnesota West CTC work jointly to offer classes that prepare ABE-eligible adults for enrollment in various certification programs that include: Universal Healthcare Worker, Industrial Maintenance, Welding, and CNA.


*Click here for upcoming Industrial Maintenance, Welding, Medical Terminology, TMA, and Community Interpreter and CNA classes in your area!

One of the goals for SW ABE is to have a process in which we can effectively communicate with other agencies regarding the skills and goals of common customers.

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