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Adult Education

Free Diploma/GED Program For Ages 16+

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

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Orchard View Adult Education 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.

Proudly Educating Our Community for Over 50 Years

Now with six convenient locations. Offering face to face instruction or virtual learning, we are sure to have something that works best with your schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do we serve?
Students 16 years and older.

What do I need to enroll?
For learners younger than 22, we will need a release from the district in which they reside. We need two forms of ID. Acceptable ID includes: social security card, birth certificate, driver’s license, state ID.

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.

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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
231.720.3567
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Muskegon Heights
Muskegon Heights Campus
2603 Leahy St
231.830.3238
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Muskegon Community College
Carolyn I. & Peter Sturrus
Technology Center
388 West Clay Ave
231.557.5372
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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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