HSED Option 5.09

This Wisconsin High School Completion Option is a state approved program that provides an alternative to taking the Official GED exams to earn a High School Equivalency.   Madison College offers two HSED Option 5.09 tracks that you can enter. 

Quick Facts about 5.09 HSED

  • This is a one year long High School equivalency program that combines
    structured classes and independent learning.
  • Student shows mastery of competencies in a variety of ways. No timed
  • Student will complete competencies in Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social
    Studies, Employability Skills, Civics, and Health.
  • Prepares students to transition to college or enter into the
  • Must commit 15 hours/week to studies and homework.


If this sounds like something you would qualify for or if you have questions on your eligibility for this option, please contact Delores Okon, Coordinator of High School Completion Options in the School of Academic Advancement at or call the School of Academic Advancement Main office at 608-258-2440 for an appointment.