Adult Education

Location and Hours

Located in DCC's Main Building Room 146

Center Hours (all times MST):

  • Monday from 10am - 8pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday from 8am - 5pm
  • HiSET Testing Only on Fridays from 8am - 12pm

To schedule an appointment and obtain more information, please contact DCC's Assistant Director of Adult Education, Kris Wootan, at or 406.377.9448. (Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are preferred).


DCC's Career and Adult Education Center is a flexible program that meets the varied needs of students requiring basic skills, career training, or college assistance. Students set their goals and work at their own pace.

This FREE* program supports students as they:

  • Attain their high school equivalency diploma (HiSET)
  • Transition to college or technical programs
  • Improve their employment prospects with career coaching
  • Services are provided within Maco districts 1 and 2 (view map below)

*This program receives funding from the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act, Title II.


Let’s Get Started!

To be eligible for services, you must be:

  • 16 years or older
  • No longer formally enrolled in a public school
  • Montana state resident
  • Undergo an initial assessment to evaluate your strengths and weaknesses to prepare you for success in the HiSET exam

The GED is now HiSET in Montana

Please note: DCC only offers computer-based testing.

At least two weeks in advance of a test date, we encourage you to create an account schedule and pay for a test at Once you have created a HiSET account, you may contact DCC's Chief Examiner, Sara Engle, at: or 406.377.9441 with additional questions.

Cost of the test:

  • Proctor fee: $3 per subtest is due on the day of the test to Dawson Community College.
  • Testing fee: $10.75 per subtest paid when scheduling online through

DCC’s HiSET Testing Schedule: Only on Fridays from 8am - 12pm MST

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