CO Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Colorado, this program leads to certification in Social Studies (Grades 7-12).


Content Exam: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

  • OR, if passed by 5/6/2017, PLACE (06) Social Science. Passing scores for this exam will be accepted until 5/6/22. This exam WILL NOT satisfy the WGU Program Requirement.


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


Article Number: 19423, 2196


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