CO Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Colorado, this program leads 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:

 

 Area of Specialization

Required Exams


Biology

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.

    • OR, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for this exam will be accepted until 5/6/22.

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

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


 Chemistry

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.

    • OR, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for this exam will be accepted until 5/6/22.

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

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


 Earth & Space Science

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.

    • OR, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for this exam will be accepted until 5/6/22.

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

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


Physics

1) Content ExamPraxis 5435, General Science. You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.

    • OR, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE 05 Science. Passing scores for this exam will be accepted until 5/6/22.

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

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

 

Visit these links for more important information:

General information about licensing in Colorado
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Colorado Teaching License

  

 

 

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