AZ ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements

Arizona ESL Endorsement and Exam Requirements



In Arizona, this program leads to an endorsement in English as a Second Language Pk-12


WGU Program Required Exam: a) Praxis 5362, English to Speakers of Other Languages or b)  Praxis 5361, English to Speakers of Other Languages

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program.


Practicum: All WGU students in an ELL program must complete a 30 hour practicum. If you wish to receive a K-12 endorsement, you need to do your practicum at the K-12 level. 

Second Language Requirement: To be eligible for an ESL endorsement in Arizona, you must fulfill the second language learning experience requirement by one of the methods listed under number 7 in this document.


Visit these links for important information:

General Information about Licensing in Arizona

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Adding an Endorsement to an Arizona Teaching Certificate





Article Number: 19360, 1924