DC Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In the District of Columbia, this program leads to one of the following licenses:   

Biology (7-12)
Chemistry (7-12)
Physics (7-12)
Not Available: Geosciences

 


 Area of Certification

 


 Required Praxis Exams

 


Science 7-12, Biology


1) Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

You are required to pass this exam to graduate from your program and to be recommended for licensure. 


2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

You are required to pass this exam to be recommended for licensure. 

 


Science 7-12, Chemistry


1) Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

You are required to pass this exam to graduate from your program and to be recommended for licensure. 


2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

You are required to pass this exam to be recommended for licensure. 

 


Science 7-12, Physics


1) Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

You are required to pass this exam to graduate from your program and to be recommended for licensure. 


2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

You are required to pass this exam to be recommended for licensure. 

 

 

 

Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in District of Columbia
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your District of Columbia Teaching License

 

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