Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges

LA High School Equivalency Diploma Application

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, LCTCS is closed until further notice. Your request will be processed upon our return. Protect yourself and your family by following the preventive guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Louisiana Department of Health.


  1. Completion of College Preparation Coursework
  2. Completion of a College Placement Assessment
  3. Complete the High School Equivalency (HSE) Test successfully --
    • Students who have already successfully passed the HSE test need not apply. Students are automatically sent a diploma upon passing the test. If you have passed the test within the past 2-6 weeks and have not received your diploma, please contact WorkReady U at 225-308-4394.
    • If you would like more information or would like to register for the HSE test go to - https://hiset.ets.org/test-takers
  4. Completion of an Integrated Career Pathway
  5. Combination of Attainment Methods (A and B)