Adult Education Programs

​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.


Program Options

High School Eq​uivalency
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.

College Success

This free program provides the essential educational proficiencies needed in math and readin​g to transition into college. Eligibility requirements apply. 

(TASC) High School Equivalency Testing
The Test Assessing High School Completion (TASC) is a national high
school 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)
The 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 to register for the test, schedule test dates and to make a payment.

HiSet Registration Information
All registrations, scheduling and payments are done online for HiSet. Visit to get more information and to start the process.

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