No Diploma? No Problem!

If you do not currently have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED, HiSET), don’t worry! Atlanta Technical College is excited to partner with you on your academic journey.


Explore The Adult Education Program

ATC is committed to providing GED® preparatory courses to assist residents of Georgia to acquire basic skills in reading, writing, and math computation. The courses are FREE of charge to students who have not completed high school. During the program, students are able to enroll in a career pathway at the College or earn a Technical Certificate of Credit in a high-demand occupation in as little as six months! Sign up here today!

To learn more about the benefits of GED testing, preparation classes, and associated costs, please visit or contact the Adult Education Department at 404.225.4433 or

Explore ATC Programs That Don't Require
A High School Diploma or Equivalent

ATC offers various programs that don’t require a high school diploma or equivalent. Please explore the list of courses below. If you are not sure what you would like to study, we recommend taking our free career assessment here.

Students without high school diplomas or equivalents are not eligible for financial aid, but you may apply for a HOPE Career Grant to help with the cost of the program. Please find more information on the HOPE Career Grant here. If you have any questions about financial aid, set up an appointment with Financial Aid using QLess, our appointment scheduling tool, here.