AL Secondary Mathematics Certification and Exam Requirements

Alabama Secondary Mathematics Certification and Exam Requirements


NoteWGU graduates who want to become certified in Alabama must do so through the reciprocity process by first licensing in Utah.  Graduates may apply for a reciprocal license in Alabama after receiving their Utah license. Refer to the following articles for specific state licensure requirements: general Utah teacher certification requirements and general Alabama teacher certification requirements.

In Alabama, this program leads to a Professional Educator Certificate with an endorsement in Mathematics Grades 6-12

Important Note Regarding Field Experiences and Licensure


Content Exam for Certification: Praxis 5161, Mathematics: Content Knowledge
Or, if passed prior to 9/1/2013, Praxis 5061, Mathematics: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

Visit these links for important information:


Applying for your Alabama Teaching License




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