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Adult Education

Free Diploma/GED Program For All Learners

Adult Basic Education
High School Completion (HSC)
High School Equivalency (GED)

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The InnOVative Learning Center (OVAE) serves the greater Muskegon area by providing the highest degree of excellence in adult education services and programs to meet the needs of our community. All classes are free to the public. Our program’s priorities are to improve adult learners’ educational levels while enhancing access to employment, job training, and post-secondary education opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do we serve?
Students 16 years and older.

What do I need to enroll?
For learners younger than 22, we need state issued ID or birth certificate, proof of residency, along with your social security card.

How long does it take to enroll?
It takes approximately 1.5 hours to completely enroll; this includes the CASAS placement test.

How often do you offer GED testing?
Weekly on Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. Fridays and evenings by appointment.

Do you provide transportation?
Orchard View Adult Education is located on a MATS bus route. We offer bus passes to eligible students after they establish a pattern of attendance.

Do you offer computer-based learning?
Orchard View Adult Education offers Edmentum as a computer-based, online learning system. The curriculum consists of structured groupings of online lessons, tests, and resources. Classes are designed for students/participants to work at their own pace. Each class meets state standards. Qualified instructors are available during class for support.

Graduation Order Form

No cost for cap and gown use. We provide a cap and gown and they return it at the end of the graduation ceremony. Tassels are free, and each graduation receives a complimentary 5×7.

*Individual photo is complementary

  • $0.00

Where are your campuses located and what are the hours?

Orchard View
OVAE Center – Main Campus
2900 E Apple Ave
231.760.1953
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Mona Shores
Glenside Campus
1213 W. Hackley Ave
231.720.2567
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Muskegon Rescue Mission
Community Resource Center,
1747 Seventh Street,
Muskegon, MI 49441
231.714.4373
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West Michigan Works!
Terrace Plaza Campus
316 Morris Ave
231.260.0005
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Muskegon Area
Career Tech Center
200 Harvey St
231.760.1953
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