CT Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Connecticut Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Connecticut, this program leads to a certification in one of the following areas:

Biology, Grades 7-12
Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Earth Science, Grades 7-12
Physics, Grades 7-12

Secondary Science Exams and Requirements:


 Area of Certification

 Required Praxis Content Exams

Biology, Grades 7-12

  Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

Chemistry, Grades 7-12

  Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge  

Earth Science, Grades 7-12

  Praxis 5571, Earth Science: Content Knowledge

Physics, Grades 7-12

  Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

You must pass the appropriate content exam before you can graduate and be recommended for licensure. 


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Connecticut

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submit your exam scores to WGU

Applying for your Connecticut Teaching License




Article Number: 19442, 1992

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