AL Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Alabama Social Science 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, completion of this program leads to a Professional Educator Certificate with an endorsement in General Social Science, Grades 6-12.

Content Exam for Certification: 5081, Social Studies: 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.


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Applying for your Alabama Teaching License




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