General Information

    The Massachusetts High School Equivalency credential is issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to those who have passed the HiSET exam, the GED exam, or a combination of all subject tests from the two exams.

    Candidates must create an account at hiset.org and/or ged.com to schedule their testing appointments and see their subject test scores.  If a candidate chooses to combine  both exams, the combined subject scores will be available after the candidate completes all their testing. The transcript is ordered from Diploma Sender.com.  

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts Voucher Information

    Effective February 6, 2023, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will pay for a candidate's first HiSET or GED test in each subject, plus two retakes per subject.  

    When scheduling your subject test at your hiset.org or ged.com, use the voucher codes as follows:

    HISET subject test (first time or retake): MAHISET

    GED (first time subject test at aTest Center or Online): MAFREEGED1

    GED Retake: MARETAKE.

    For more information and for voucher codes for REMOTE tests go to:DESE High School Equivalency


    HSE Testing Schedule Fall 2023

    • GED Testing and HiSET Paper Based Testing (PBT) appointments are offered one weekend per month (Friday night and Saturday morning). One or more tests can be scheduled across the two days, depending on appointment availability. 
    • GED or HiSET computer based appointments (CBT) are offered on select Thursday afternoons at 12:30pm.  One subject test can be scheduled.
    • You must be a resident of Massachusetts to test at our Center.
    • Appointments are scheduled in your vendor account at www.ged.com or www.hiset.org.