Enroll in FREE high school equivalency classes today!
Come to an information meeting (dates listed on this page) to sign up for Bridges to Success.
Bridges to Success can help you earn your high school equivalency diploma (HSED) and pass the HiSET test, opening up a world of job and career opportunities.
- FREE classes, coaching, testing, and books
- Convenient times and locations
- Your own career coach to help you succeed and plan for your future
- Work-ready practical lessons that are useful after the program
- Expert instructors and fellow classmates to answer questions and help you study
Note: Many people know a high school equivalency diploma as the GED, but the state of Iowa now requires individuals to pass the HiSET test instead.
You're not alone. 34,000 central Iowans don't have a high school diploma. We can help you earn it!
The Bridges to Success program is simple, smooth, and straightforward. We make earning your high school equivalency diploma (HSED) as painless as possible.
- DMACC Ankeny Campus
- DMACC at Perry Van Kirk Career Academy
- DMACC Capitol Center
- DMACC Southridge Center
- DMACC Urban Campus
- Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families
- Walnut Creek Church - Downtown
- West Des Moines Human Services
A variety of class times are available around central Iowa, including both morning and evening sessions. Schedules vary based on location and class subject.
Career Coach Ciara Ladroma
Student Liberty Stoutenberg
Take the first step on the bridge to the rest of your life.
The Bridges to Success program is a collaboration between United Way of Central Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College.