GED Program

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Program Overview

The GED® program offers a variety of classes that will allow us to partner with you in your educational and career goals. Upon successful completion of our GED® program you will be awarded the State of Florida High School Diploma.  This diploma will enable you to transfer to many technical schools and a number of two & four-year college institutions.  You must be withdrawn from high school prior to entry into this program.  Payments and registration must be completed prior to classes.

The following areas are covered for the GED® test:

  • Reasoning Through Language Arts
  • Science
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Social Studies



  • At least 16 years of age
  • Formally withdrawn from a regular high school program
  • Obtain a minimum score or NRS Level 4 (550) on the D or A Level TABE

You will also have the opportunity to complete your Transition Portfolio as you plan for your future upon obtaining your State of Florida High School Diploma:

  • Complete career interest survey(s)
  • Be introduced to applications for scholarships and scholarship essays
  • Be introduced and begin the process to file for Federal financial aid
  • Complete a job application, work resume, and cover letter
  • Review interview skills
  • Visit a college and/or trade school and have the opportunity to take the college placement test

For more information please contact Andy Turner at 727.774.1700.

NON-REFUNDABLE TUITION is $30. You may pay by personal check (with printed address and phone number), money order or credit card.  Please note there is a 3% convenience fee to pay by credit card.


Underage GED Information

If you are under the age of 18 you can still earn your GED through our underage 45-day program.  This program starts quarterly and follows the same process as above.  Some important dates for the UAGED program are as follows:

  • Quarter 1 August 10 – October 9, 2020
  • Quarter 2 October 13 – December 18, 2020
  • Quarter 3 January 6 – March 12, 2021
  • Quarter 4 March 23 – May 26, 2021


Enrollment Process

1.  Watch our virtual GED Workshop.   (NOTE: Returning students who have attended a previous workshop are not required to attend an additional session.)

2.  Complete the GED Application which includes a $30 application fee (plus a $1.20 processing fee).  Registration fees are non-refundable.

3.  Register for the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).   Testing is held in the MTC Assessment Center located in Building 3.  Students will be charged a $12.50 one time scheduling and processing fee.  Students should not schedule the TABE until they have watched our virtual workshop.  All testers must check in at the front office and get a visitors badge prior to reporting to the Assessment Center.

4.  Submit TABE scores to the Administrative Office in Building 1. 

For any questions regarding the enrollment process, please contact:  Andrew Turner (727) 774-1700


Class Schedule

As a GED student at Marchman Technical College you will choose one of the class schedule times shown below.

Monday – Friday:

AM Session: 8:00 am – 10:35 am

PM Session: 11:25 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesday and Thursday:

Evening Session (adults only): 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Important Links

Program Instructors

Thomas Brochu, Assistant Director

Building 1, Administration 


Andrew Turner, GED Resource Teacher, Language Arts, Science & Social Studies 

*Email Mr. Turner for admissions questions

Building 5, Room 05-015


Patti Jean Accaria, Language Arts

Building 5, Room 05-018


Michael Butler, Math

Building 5, Room 05-016


Cynthia Carson, Language Arts, Science & Social Studies

Building 5, Room 05-015


Thomas Moschner, Math

Building 5, Room 05-014


Lori Steele,  Underage Completion Program and ESOL Academics

Building 5, Room 05-017