Ten GED graduates took part in the ceremony.
Offenders who complete the program will have six months taken off their sentence.
Instructors from Ivy Tech work with students in the program.
The chancellor of the Terre Haute Ivy Tech campus says education will go a long way in the rehabilitation process.
"And the truth is these young men will be out sharing the streets with you and me...our brothers, sisters, our children, and grandchildren. We're giving them the opportunity to join us on the streets with some employ-ability skills that they didn't have before."
Ivy Tech has been has been involved in teaching the 'Youth Incarcerated as Adults' program for the past three years.