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

In Colorado, WGU's endorsement preparation programs in science lead to certification in Science (Grades 7-12).

Content and Program Required Exams:

To graduate from your program and be recommended for certification, you must pass two exams:

 

 Area of Specialization

Required Exams


Biology

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. Or, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for the PLACE 05 Science exam will be accepted for licensure until 5/6/22. Although not required for graduation, you must pass one of these exams to be recommended for certification.

 

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

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program. 


 Chemistry

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. Or, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for the PLACE 05 Science exam will be accepted for licensure until 5/6/22. Although not required for graduation, you must pass one of these exams to be recommended for certification.

 

2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program.


 Earth & Space Science

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. Or, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for the PLACE 05 Science exam will be accepted for licensure until 5/6/22. Although not required for graduation, you must pass one of these exams to be recommended for certification.

 

2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5571, Earth Science: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program.


Physics

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. Or, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for the PLACE 05 Science exam will be accepted for licensure until 5/6/22. Although not required for graduation, you must pass one of these exams to be recommended for certification.

 

2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program. 

 

Visit these links for more important information:

General information about licensing in Colorado
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Adding an Endorsement to a Colorado Teaching License

  

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