Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Social Science Certification and Exam RequirementsWGU students who want to become certified in the CNMI need to first license in Utah after completing their teacher preparation program; a student can then apply for a reciprocal license in the CNMI after receiving their Utah license. Refer to the following for specific state requirements: general Utah teacher certification requirements and general CNMI teacher certification requirements.LICENSE AND EXAM REQUIREMENTSSecondary Social Science Certification Available: Secondary Social Studies, Grades 9-121) UT and CNMI Content Exam: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge
This exam is required for graduation and recommendation for licensure.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
2) CNMI Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12This exam is required for recommendation for licensure.
Visit these links for more important information:General Information About Licensing in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana IslandsRegistering for Praxis ExamsSubmit your exam scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of EducationApplying for your CNMI Teaching License
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