Sometimes you don’t really know how important education is until you try to get along without it. Whatever your reasons for not finishing high school – language barriers, learning challenges or life just getting in the way – it’s never too late to get your diploma.

GED and HSED 2018 Graduating Class
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Getting your GED or HSED opens doors to better jobs and further education. Madison College gives great support along the way.

Get your GED or HSED

English as a Second Language

Madison College offers ESL classes at all levels – from beginning to advanced. Find out what you need and how to enroll.

Find ESL Classes

Gateway to College

If you’ve fallen behind in high school – or dropped out – Gateway to College will give you the support to get back on track.

Explore Gateway to College

Bridge Programs

Thinking of attending Madison College but feel like you might need a little extra help at first? We’ll help you make a successful transition.

Explore Bridge Programs

“No matter what you do in your life, having an education is the most rewarding thing in the world.”
GED/HSED graduate
“My motivation was my kids. Thinking that I was going to provide a better future for them was my motivation every day.”
GED/HSED graduate
Contact the School of Academic Advancement

Madison Goodman South Campus, 133

2429 Perry St
Madison, WI 53713


  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am - 8 pm
  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

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