Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges

LA High School Equivalency Diploma Application

LCTCS will be closed from 23rd December 2022 to 2nd January 2023 in observation of Christmas.


  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)