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General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT)

The General Education Development-Computer Based Test (GED-CBT) is a high school equivalency credential. The minimum age required to take the GED test in Florida is 18 years old. If you are under 18 years of age you must be granted a GED Testing Eligibility Exception Form by the local school board. During registration for the GED test on computer, you will receive an email with the Testing Eligibility Form and where you can submit the form for approval.

Test Subjects:
  • Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) (150 minutes)
    • Section 1 (35 minutes*) *The time allotted for sections 1 and 3 may vary slightly, but the total test time will always be 150 minutes.
    • Section 2 (45 minutes)
    • Student Break (10 minutes)
    • Section 3 (60 minutes*)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (115 minutes)
    • Part 1 (first 5 test questions) calculator not allowed
    • Part 2 (remaining 41 test questions) calculator allowed
  • Science (90 minutes)
  • Social Studies (90 minutes)
    • Section 1 (65 minutes)
    • Section 2 (25 minutes)

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The GED test will have a passing score of 150 on each test part. Therefore, you will need to reach a score of at least 150 on each part and a total score of 600 across the four-part battery in order to receive your GED test credential. You may also earn an “Honors” score if you receive a score of 170 on a test part. Learn more about the honors score.

  • Below Passing: 100 – 149
  • Passing Score: 150 – 169
  • Honors Passing Score: 170 – 200

For more information please contact the GED Testing Service at 1-877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433) or visit the web site at Additional information is also available at the Florida Department of Education (official site for GED test) and at the Florida Literacy Coalition GED information website.

Retest Procedure:

Students can re-take each subject a total of three times per year. There’s no wait period in Florida for students who don’t pass the test on their first attempt. Students can take the test again whenever they are ready, however, we encourage students to receive additional instruction in the classroom or try a practice test before re-testing. For more information please vist

Test Preparation:

The following are resources for students to prepare for the GED-CBT:

GED Testing Service

• Prepare for the Test
• Promotions

MDC School of Continuing Education & Professional Development

• GED Preparation
• GED Online Preparation
GED Preparation Courses

GED-CBT Schedule:

Hialeah Testing By Registration TBA Refer to
Homestead Testing
InterAmerican Testing
Kendall Testing
North Testing
West Testing
Wolfson Testing
Examinees must be checked-in and seated by the time scheduled in order to begin the test. Examinees will then have adequate time to finish the test in a reasonable period or within the Testing Office Hours of Operation.


Auxiliary Aids and Modifications

Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

Under certain circumstances, arrangements for auxiliary aids and modifications are permissible. The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to educational opportunities and experiences for candidates with documented disabilities. These services can include:

  • Sign language interpreters
  • Adaptive or assistive technology
  • Note takers
  • and more

An ACCESS representative can help eligible candidates identify and arrange for accommodations that ensure success.

Instructions for Auxiliary Aids and Modifications:

  1. Candidate sends documentation to test vendor.
  2. Test vendor evaluates the candidate's documentation.
  3. Test vendor determines the candidate's test accommodations.
  4. Test vendor informs candidate of accommodations and schedules test.
  5. Test vendor informs Testing Center of candidate's accommodations and sends test materials for test day.


GED-CBT Please contact the publisher for payment details. Publisher Fees

MDC administers the test at:

Hialeah Testing
1780 W. 49 Street
Room 1220-01 
Hialeah, FL 33012 Map
(305) 237-8791
(305) 237-8846

InterAmerican Testing
627 SW 27 Avenue
Room 1110
Miami, FL 33135 Map
(305) 237-6041
(305) 237-6207
Kendall Testing
11011 SW 104 Street
Building R, 5th Floor
Miami, FL 33176 Map
(305) 237-2341
(305) 237-0679
North Testing
11380 NW 27 Avenue
Room 1160
Miami, FL 33167 Map
(305) 237-1015
(305) 237-1889
MDC-West Testing
3800 NW 115 Avenue
Room 2110 
Doral, FL 33178 Map
(305) 237-8979
(305) 237-4951
Wolfson Testing
300 NE 2 Avenue
Room 3104
Miami, FL 33132 Map
(305) 237-3011
(305) 237-7622

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.