Q. What is the difference between a GED and a high school diploma?


While both the GED and the high school diploma are important, there are several differences between them; among the most significant is the fact that some colleges, institutions and organizations require a high school diploma and may not accept the GED. In addition to providing a high school diploma, COHS gives students the benefit of earning a career certificate and completing additional job preparation documents and training. The GED consists of four tests offered on a computer. Contact the Santa Clara County Office of Education to find out where the tests are offered. Visit the GED website to learn more about the tests.

  • Last Updated Mar 14, 2017
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  • Answered By Ellen Loebl

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