Alabama MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements
Note: WGU 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.
Exams completed for Utah certification will be reported to the Alabama State Department of Education as part of the reciprocity licensure application process. The ALSDE may require additional exams for Alabama licensure at their discretion.
In Alabama, this program leads to a Professional Educator Certificate with an endorsement in English 6-12.
Content Exam for Certification: Praxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis
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 more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Alabama
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education
Applying for Your Alabama Teaching License
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