22+ Adult High School Diploma Program

how to apply for the 22+ Adult High School Diploma Program

1. Locate a provider
2. Contact the provider to enroll in the program.

The 22+ Adult HSD Program helps adults earn a high school diploma. The program is free to adults who are over 22 years old, living in Ohio and do not have a diploma or a GED.

Counselors work with the adult learners to develop individual plans to identify the courses and assessments needed to graduate and earn a diploma. Providers try their best to schedule instructional dates and times to meet the needs of adult learners.

Please contact one of the 22+ Adult HSD Programs listed below where someone will answer your questions and help you enroll in a program to earn your high school diploma.

To receive information and deadline reminders about Ohio's 22+ Adult Diploma Program text OHEDDP to 468311.

22+ Adult High School Diploma Program Information


Open to adults 22+

Diploma Type

Locally-issued High School Diploma awarded


Available at educational approved institutions throughout the state


Students must meet the graduation requirements from the time of entry in 9th grade (i.e. earn required number of credits; pass OGT/proficiency, etc.)


Maximum of 2 consecutive years to complete program


There are no minimum number of High School credits required but there is limit of 2 consecutive years for a student to earn credits.

Additional requirements

No requirement to pursue higher education degree

Best for...

Best for adults who want to earn a High School Diploma and want to pursue any career field (not just in-demand jobs)


Last Modified: 4/5/2023 9:13:58 AM