Ohio Graduation Options

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ADULT DIPLOMA PROGRAM 
The Adult Diploma Program provides job training and a new pathway for adults, ages 22 or older, to earn a high school diploma AND industry credentials aligned to one of Ohio’s in-demand jobs. Vantage is currently offering STNA, Truck Driving and Welding as pathways to the Adult Diploma.
 
To find out more about the Adult Diploma Program call DeeDee Meringleo-Dirksen or visit Ohio Department of Education Adult Diploma Program webpage. 
 
 
ADULT 22+ HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM
The 22+ Adult High School Diploma Program helps adults earn a high school diploma. The program is free to adults who are over 22 years old, living in Ohio and do not have a diploma or a GED.  If you need a few credits or need to pass the OGT tests, this is the program for you.     
 
To learn more about this program contact Dee Dee Meringleo-Dirksen or visit Ohio Department of Education 22+ Adult High School Diploma Program webpage. 
 

High School Equivalency Options

The specific purpose of the High School Equivalency program is the measurement of the educational development of adults who have not completed their formal high school education.

What test formats are available?
High School Equivalency is now available through three different exams. Testing is available on paper and on the computer.

How do I register for HSE Exams?
To register for the GED tests please visit ged.com.
To register for the HiSET exam, please visit hiset.ets.org
To register for the TASC test, please visit tasctest.com

How long are the HSE Tests?
Administration of the HSE tests are approximately 7-8 hours. Candidates must register and can select any time that is convenient.

How much are the HSE tests?
The HSE tests cost from $18 to $30 per subject area. Credit card or vouchers are the only forms of payment. For more information, please contact the specific exam company listed above.

Are testing accommodations available?
Yes. If you have a documented disability, you can request testing accommodations from the HSE Testing Administration. If approved, accommodations are provided at no additional charge. Testing accommodations can be requested during the registration process.

For information on how to request accommodations for the GED test, visit www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/computer-accommodations

For information on how to request accommodations for the HiSET exam, visit hiset.ets.org/take/disabilities/

For information on how to request accommodations for the TASC test, visit https://tasctest.com/demo-home/educators-policymakers/accommodations-for-disabilities/

contact us

Meringleo-Dirksen, DeeDee
OTC Lead Coordinator/Student Services
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2121