To assist learners of all levels, Rowan College at Gloucester County maintains a number of basic education programs designed specifically for adults. Coursework improves students’ reading, writing and mathematics skills, which are essential for career success. Prior to enrolling, students take a placement exam to evaluate their skills. Students will then be placed in the right course(s) based on the placement score results.
These programs are funded by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
For more information or to register for classes, call 856-468-5000, ext. 6227.
High School Equivalency
Formerly known as the GED®, this program enables Gloucester County residents to take the coursework they need to earn their high school diploma. Coursework includes secondary-level reading, writing, mathematics, social studies and science approved by the state of New Jersey.
Adult Basic Education
Students who do not possess a high school diploma obtain remediation through foundation courses in reading, writing and mathematics. Classes are offered on a rolling basis, so students can sign up at any point during the year.
This free program provides the essential educational proficiencies needed in math and reading to transition into college. Eligibility requirements apply.
(TASC) High School Equivalency Testing
The Test Assessing High School Completion (TASC) is a national high
equivalency assessment that tests five subject areas: reading, writing,
mathematics, science and social studies.
View High schoolequivalency testing information and dates.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Coursework is for residents who wish to learn more about the English language. It is designed to improve communication skills in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Special emphasis is placed on cultural differences to address difficulties.
HiSET (High School Equivalency Test)
HiSET is administered by Rowan College at Gloucester County to people
who wish to earn a high school diploma issued by the State of New Jersey
Department of Education. The HiSET is a multiple choice test with essay
questions. With this option you go online to hiset.ets.org to register
for the test, schedule test dates and to make a payment.
HiSet Registration Information
registrations, scheduling and payments are done online for HiSet. Visit
hiset.ets.org to get more information and to start the process.