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HiSET (formerly GED) Series Testing

HiSET Massachusetts State Requirements

Each state may have its own requirements for testing, so be sure to check  your state’s requirements before you schedule an appointment to take the test.

HiSET Test Content

The HiSET® exam includes five subtests that you can schedule to take in any order:

  • Language Arts – Reading
  • Language Arts – Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies



  • English testing available
  • CBT – Computer Based Testing is available


HiSET® Bulletin and Downloads

You can use the documents below to learn more about the HiSET® exam, get information about the scheduling process and prepare for the exam. Many are available in both English and Spanish. If you need additional assistance, please contact us.


HiSET General Information

HiSET Tutorial Video (Flash) HiSET Tutorial Video (Flash) (Video in Spanish)

HiSET Test-taker Bulletin (PDF)

Test at a Glance (PDF) Test at a Glance (Document in Spanish) (PDF)

HiSET Testing Accommodations Request Form (PDF)

Cash Options for HiSET Test Takers flyer (PDF) Cash Options for HiSET Test Takers flyer (Document in Spanish) (PDF)

How to Create a Free Email Account (PDF) How to Create a Free Email Account (Document in Spanish) (PDF)


For additional information, call our main HiSET number at: 978-556-3458

Nancy Carroll, Clerk/Examiner ncarroll@necc.mass.edu

Donna Felisberto, HiSET Chief Examiner dfelisberto@necc.mass.edu