High School Diploma option: National External Diploma Program (NEDP)

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NEDP Registration & Placement Testing

The October NEDP registration is now closed. The next one is expected to be in January 2019. The date will be posted after the winter break. You must be a resident of MD and be 18 or over to register. You may not register for another person. Please email us at nedp@pgcc.edu and include your name and telephone number. Here are two sites for practice with math and writing. https://www.symbaloo.com/mix/adultbasiceducation-ged/ https://www.khanacademy.org/


The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is a High School Diploma option for mature adults who have significant life experience and can demonstrate academic competencies and life skills. Successful participants earn a Maryland High School Diploma by developing an online portfolio which demonstrates mastery of the required skills. To enroll in the NEDP, individuals must qualify in math, reading and writing. The program is held at two PGCC sites: the Largo campus and the University Town Center in Hyattsville. The total cost of the program is $200.

For more information about the NEDP, please contact us at one of the numbers below:

  • Hyattsville (University Town Center): 301-546-8350
  • Largo: 301-546-0891

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