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EKU Adult Education Programs

News to Know -- Important Events for Adult Education

GED Plus

The GED Plus program allows you to earn a tuition-free college credential while also earning your GED at the same time.  Eligible students will choose from one of the five high demand fields/areas of study, and will receive extra support and one-on-one attention from faculty and staff as they progress.  All programs are short term, so you can earn your new credential in four months or less. 

Additionally, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System will provide a $400 scholarship to the first 1,000 enrollees to cover expenses that are not included in the Work Ready program. Various programs are offered, below are some of the choices available, Give us a call today and see when you can start!


  • Certified Nurse Aid C.N.A.                                             

  • Brake Repairer 

  • Emergency Medical Technician EMT 

  • Other GED Plus programs: 

  • Computer Information Technology    

  • Business Leadership 

  • Machining                                                                                      

  • Welding 

  • Electrical Trainee                                            

  • Air Conditioning 

  • Auto Mechanic   

  • Diesel Mechanic  

  • Carpenter 

  • Engine Repairer     

  • Transmission Tech 

  • Medical Receptionist MIT  



Madison County Adult Education Program

1101 Van Hoose Drive
Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-8065


Clay County Adult Education Program

EKU Manchester Center
50 University Drive
Manchester, KY 40962
Phone: 606-599-1230

FREE Services and Courses offered in:

  • GED® Preparation & Testing
  • College Preparation/ACT Prep
  • College Readiness Courses -- Refresh skills in math or language arts
  • Para-educator Certification
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Kentucky  Essentials Skills Certificate

For more information or to enroll
Call today at 859-622-8065

Services are offered at no cost through Eastern Kentucky University and KY Adult Education/Council on Postsecondary Education. Testing and classes take place day or evening. Call us today for more information.

Want More Information regarding Online Resources?
Want to learn more about virtual (on-line) learning opportunities for adult learners? Visit Kentucky Adult Virtual Education.



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