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Ability to Benefit (ATB) Program

With Martin University and the department of workforce development

Now You Can Earn Your H.S.E. certificate

We invite students in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Area who have not completed their high school

education and are seeking their High School Equivalency certificate, (formerly known as the GED) to enroll at Martin University.


Ability To Benefit

Developed for students who have sufficient competency to benefit from post-secondary education, but do not have a high school diploma or the Certificate of High School Equivalency (G.E.D.).

Requirements for admission under ATB at Martin University

  • Have not obtained a high school diploma, GED, or HSE

  • Not currently enrolled in a high school program

  • Must pass ATB Accuplacer Assessment

  • Reading Comprehension 233

  • Sentence Skills 235

  • Arithmetic 230

  • Complete the University’s Bridge Program during the semester prior to semester enrollment. There is no cost for the Bridge Program. 

  • Attend 75% of the sessions and receive the equivalent of a “B” or higher in the program


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Will I qualify for financial aid?  Yes

  • What if I don’t pass the Accuplacer Assessment?
    Prospective ATB students can attend any college readiness or HSE Prep at any IDOE designated center in the Indy Metro area to prepare for the HSE. The course is designed to prepare prospective students to take the Accuplacer Assessment.


Contact Admissions For More Information

Phone: 317-917-3860


  • 1:1 Consultation

  • On-going tutoring

  • Opportunity to enroll in a degree program

To participate students must be 18 years old and have yet to obtain a high school diploma. 

Certification Programs Available to A.T.B. Students at Martin University

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