GED - Summit Academy OIC

GED Program

Give us 10 weeks and we’ll help you change your life. As one of the premier GED programs in Minneapolis and since its launch our GED program has already helped over a 100 students get their diplomas. The curriculum has helped graduates launch rewarding careers in construction and in healthcare at some of the most innovative companies in Minnesota.

Summit Academy has developed an immersive GED program that will help you succeed from start to finish. You’ll have all your GED classes on-site. We are also a certified Pearson Vue testing center, so your testing is done in-house as well. Taking the GED Test can be costly, especially if you have to take the test multiple times, so we carry the cost for that as well. We only ask you to give us 10 weeks to receive your diploma and from there you can go into three different career paths. Healthcare, Construction, or I.T. the choice is yours.

Summit Approach

We provide knowledge that works. Real-world career preparation and the hands-on experience employers demand without the cost like other institutions. Are you ready?

Apply before the deadline ends! Classes start July 1st 2019!

“This the first time in my life that I go to work every day with a smile on my face.”

-Summit Graduate

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“The best social service program in the world is a job.”

-Louis King

“Seeing students actually finish. That is what Summit is all about…changing lives.”

-Summit Staff

The Summit Difference

Making the decision to return to school for your GED is a commitment to bettering yourself and we commend you for it. We take your commitment seriously so that’s why we developed a program that will help you succeed from start to finish.

 10 week GED classes that consists of two phases

Tutiton & testing 100% covered

Programs starts every 10 weeks

Get you GED than choose your career in Construciton, Healthcare, or the I.T. program when you are finished

Class schedule is Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 2:50 pm

What Is A GED & What Is TABE?

The GED, General Educational Diploma, is a battery of tests to certify your aptitude, knowledge, and skills. Once passed, the test it certifies the individual has met high-school level academic skills. The TABE, Test for Adult Basic Education, is a diagnostic test used to determine a person’s skill level.

Summit uses the TABE test for admissions as proof of satisfactory performance.

What You Will Learn

  • Mathematics
  • Reasoning through Language Arts
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Social Studies
  • Reading comprehension
  • Personal Study Plans
  • Weekly Lesson Plans
  • GED Practice Tests
  • Science


Our school is actively looking for candidates who want a new career in the fields of construction, healthcare and information technology. You will not need to make any tuition payments or take out any student loans. We work to ensure your tuition is paid for entirely by grants, scholarships, and contracts. Again, it does not require any payment plan or loans

Enrollment Steps

  1. Attend an Info Session
  2. Turn in Application at the Info Session
  3. Take the Assessment Exam
  4. Attend New Student Orientation!

Think you’re ready take our practice quiz

Why should you enroll at Summit?

There are a million reasons to consider us as the school for you, but one thing is for sure. You’ve come to the right place. Watch our video.

For more information on admission requirements, campus visits, and opportunities at Summit Acadmey, visit our Admissions page. You can see all the necessary steps you need to enroll here.

Program Curriculum & Schedule

Weeks 1-5


  • Weekly technology lesson plans
  • Language skills & math computation
  • Reading comprehension & applied math
  • Accuplacer testing & S.M.A.R.T. Goals

*The GED program is prior to the vocational program and that students will only transition to a vocational program after successful completion of the GED program, per Summit admissions requirements.


Weeks 6-10


  • GED technology tutorial
  • FAFSA  introduction
  • Cross-curriculum activity
  • 2nd attempt for accuplacer
  • GED practice ready test
  • GED test
  • Personel study plans

* This program is not accredited by the Council on Occupational Education and does not qualify for Title IX financial aid assistance.

Career Support

Summit Acadmey connects students with employers searching for fresh talent, but we don’t send you in unprepared. We’ll work with you to build a resume and a portfolio of work that you can show off with pride. You’ll receive coaching on interviewing strategies from your instructors as well as actionable feedback from industry recruiters and local hiring managers who spend time with you on mock interview days. Our career services team are always connecting job seekers and alumni with fresh opportunities.

 Career Success Coaches

Success may sometimes depends more on who you know than what you know. Through our career coach program we introduce you to smart, supportive professionals from the Twin Cities community. During your time at Summit you wll meet with  working professionals (including Summit alum who understands exactly the rigors and rewards of your education).


The culmination of all this preparation are the career fairs, a remarkable opportunity to interview with multiple employers excited and eager to speak with you. Our huge network of employers means there are always companies ready to talk to you about open positions. Not every student lands their first breakthrough connections from a career fair, but every graduate benefits by shaking off their entry-level interviewing butterflies and gaining confidence in speaking about themselves and their portfolios.

Tuition To Change Your Future

You will have NO OUT-OF-POCKET expenses to cover tuition and no extra fees to pay. Our financial aid office is committed to administering gift aid to ensure that your tuition is covered at NO-OUT-OF-POCKET expense to you. As an institution, we do not participate in the Federal and State Student Loan programs, so there are NO LOANS TO PAY BACK.


$0 To The Student



Our Employer Network

Summit Acadmey is about preparing people for careers and we’re working hand-in-hand with industry employers to produce excellent outcomes for our students. Below are just a few of the companies that contribute to student success by providing curriculum feedback, offering apprenticeships, mentoring students and hiring graduates.


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