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Adult Education

Having mastery of basic reading and mathematics allows people to navigate independently through day-to-day life and contribute to the greater community in meaningful ways. An education is the first step in setting the foundation for a successful career, a fruitful life, and can serve as a fresh start to open new doors. For this reason, UMOS offers services that cater to a variety of specific goals.

UMOS’ Adult Education services provide one-on-one, small group, and large classes of:

GED test preparation

GED test preparation in
English and Spanish

English as a Second Language

English as a Second
Language (ESL)

General adult basic education

General adult basic
education in reading and

High School Equivalency

High School Equivalency
Diploma (5.09) in Spanish
in collaboration with MATC.

UMOS is also a certified Pearson Vue Test Center which offers a multitude of professional tests to individuals in the community beyond GED testing services. Adult Education and Test Center services are offered at UMOS Job Center Southeast in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for classes?
To register for classes, you will need to take an in-person assessment and fill out the registration form. The assessment is by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 414-389-6326
How do I register for testing?

For Official GED testing, please visit to make an appointment.
For professional testing, go to  to make an appointment.

Is there a fee or cost for classes and tests?

There are no fees for GED or ESL classes.
Tests offered through Pearson Vue have various fees.

What is the UMOS test center schedule?

The Pearson Vue test center offers testing every Tuesday-Thursday afternoon from 12:15 to 4:30 p.m.  Test candidates are asked to arrive 15 to 30 minutes prior to test time.

For more information about these services:

UMOS Adult Education services are funded by:

Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Milwaukee Area Technical College