AL Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification

Alabama Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

Graduates of a MAME or MASE program may apply for additional teaching fields through Certification Based on Testing. This path allows you to add a teaching field by passing the applicable Praxis exam and verifying two years of teaching experience in a P-12 setting.


In Alabama, WGU's Master of Arts in Science Education program leads to an endorsement in one of the following areas:


General Science, Grades 4-8

Biology, Grades 6-12

Chemistry, Grades 6-12

Physics, Grades 6-12

Program Required and Content Exams:  To graduate from your program and obtain Alabama teacher certification, you must pass the content exam listed below that corresponds to your program's license area:


Area of Certification

  Program Required and Content Exams 


Middle School, Grades 4-8:

General Science


Praxis 5440 Middle School Science

Biology, Grades 5-12

Praxis 5235 Biology: Content Knowledge


Chemistry, Grades 5-12

Praxis 5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge


Physics, Grades 5-12 

Praxis 5265 Physics: Content Knowledge



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