Frequently Asked Questions
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You must be a Missouri resident, at least 17 years old. All students must take a TABE placement test before starting. You must have a computer with internet access. Smart phones are not recommended for online studying.
Although MOLearns does not require you to be a computer expert, the class is ideally for people who have some computer experience. You should be able to search and browse the Internet comfortably. You should also have and email account and be comfortable receiving and sending emails.
MOLearns uses the Instructure Canvas classroom platform. In order to run Canvas, you just need a current web browser. You may be required to download additional updates to your computer for other programs to work properly. You must also have an email account.
Since we are funded completely through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), there is no cost to enroll. However, you do have to be a Missouri resident.
Please see the Intro to MOLearns to find out how to get started in class.
Our funding from DESE is based on the progress that our students make on their assessment tests. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the state is allowing MOLearns to proctor tests online so you can take the placement test from your home. In order for tests to be valid, they must be proctored by an instructor.
Yes, your username and password will only be assigned to you after you have completed your assessment tests.
The length of time it takes you to prepare depends upon how often you check into class, how much effort you put into your work, and at what level you need to start.
Both your online and onsite instructor will track your progress through your assessment test scores, assignments, and quizzes. They will let you know when they think you are ready for the test.
At this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic HiSET ETS is allowing students to test online. Please visit https://hiset.ets.org/test-takers for more information regarding testing in Missouri.
Other high school equivalency questions? Go to https://hiset.ets.org