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

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

 

In Arizona, WGU’s Master of Arts in Science Education (Middle Grades) program leads to an endorsement in Middle Grades General Science (5-9).

 

1) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5440 Middle School Science

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure.

 

2)  Content Exam: Middle Grades General Science NT204

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure.

 

In Arizona, WGU's Master of Arts in Science Education (Secondary) program leads to certification in one of the following areas:


Biology, Grades 6-12
Chemistry, Grades 6-12
Earth Science, Grades 6-12
Physics, Grades 6-12

Content, Pedagogy, and Program Required Exams:
 

 Area of Certification  Arizona and WGU Program Required Exams
Science 6-12, Biology

1) Content Exam for Arizona CertificationNES Biology (NT305)
If passed prior to 3/1/2013, AEPA Biology Subject Knowledge (07) 

This exam is required for graduation and to be recommended for licensure.

 

2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis  5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.

 

3) Pedagogy Exam: NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary

This exam is required to be recommended for certification.

Science 6-12, Chemistry

1) Content Exam for Arizona Certification: NES Chemistry (NT306)
If passed prior to 3/1/2013, AEPA Chemistry Subject Knowledge (08)

This exam is required for graduation and to be recommended for licensure.


2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.


3) Pedagogy Exam: NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary

This exam is required to be recommended for certification.

Science 6-12, Physics

1) Content Exam for Arizona Certification: NES Physics (NT308)
If passed prior to 3/1/2013, AEPA Physics Subject Knowledge (09)

This exam is required for graduation and to be recommended for licensure.


2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.

 

3) Pedagogy Exam: NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary

This exam is required to be recommended for certification.

Science 6-12, Earth Science

1) Content Exam for Arizona CertificationAEPA Earth Science (45)

If passed prior to June 1, 2011, Praxis II 0571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge.

This exam is required for graduation and to be recommended for licensure.

 

2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5571, Earth Science: Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.

 

3) Pedagogy Exam: NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary

This exam is required to be recommended for certification.

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Arizona

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Arizona Adding and Endorsement to a Teaching Certificate

 
 
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