• About ABE GED®

  • The ABE/GED® program offers classes in both Spanish and English designed to develop the skills needed in language arts, math, science, and social studies in preparation for the GED® tests, skill advancement and employability.

    • Individuals ages 16 or older are eligible to enroll.

    How to Begin

    1. Complete the Online General Admission Application
    2. Join us for on of our upcoming Orientation Sessions to Get Started!
      Email Stephanie.Haas@mhcc.edu or call 971-533-8813 for a Zoom invite to one of our scheduled Orientation Sessions. Make sure you specify which day and time below you'd like to participate in.

    Scheduled orientations

    Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30pm Thursday, November 19 at 10am
    Tuesday, November 24 at 6:30pm No Session -Thanksgiving
    Tuesday, December 1 at 6:30pm Thursday, December 3 at 10am
    Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30pm Thursday, December 10 at 10am
    Tuesday, December 15 at 6:30pm  

    1. Are you Under 18 years of age?
      Students under 18 must email the GED® Option Parent Assurance form and Authorization for GED® Testing or Release from Compulsory Attendance from the high school of their legal residence to Nikki.Miller@mhcc.edu
    2. Do you have Questions?
      Contact the ABE-GED office at 971-533-8813 (English) or 971-249-2129 (Spanish)


    Winter term begins January 4, 2021.

    Classes are 11 weeks long during the fall term, 10 weeks during winter, spring and summer terms. Check the Academic Calendar for exact dates.


    Our instructors are highly qualified. All have Masters Degrees in related field.

    Benefits to Students

    • Use of facilities including the computer lab, library, gym and swimming pool. You will receive a student ID card when you enroll in class.
    • One-on-one support, advising, and connection to campus and community resources through a student resource specialist.

    ABE/GED Class Descriptions

    • Language Arts (Reading/Writing): Two days, 8 hours per week, $30
    • Math: Two days, 8 hours per week, $30

    Note 1: Fee waivers available for those who qualify. Ask a staff member about eligibility.

    Note 2: Science and Social Studies are integrated into both Math and Language Arts courses.

    Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
    9 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Math Language Arts Math Language Arts
    5:45-9:35 p.m. Math Language Arts Math Language Arts
    *Subject to change