Note: WGU Secondary English students who want to become certified in California must first license in Utah after completing their teacher preparation program. This process requires a USBE background check. They can then apply for a reciprocal California credential after receiving their Utah license.
In California, this program leads to a Preliminary Credential in Single Subject English.
The WGU MAT English program does not lead to an English Learner Authorization. MAT English graduates apply for their California credential via reciprocity through Utah. Therefore, MAT English students do not need to satisfy California's U.S. Constitution requirement. They also do not need to complete the CSET exams for Single Subject English. You can find more information in CL-560.
Content Exam for Utah Certification: Praxis II 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.
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