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

Note: The Florida Bureau of Educator Certification requires that those seeking to add additional subject coverages or endorsement areas to their current teaching certificates apply for the additional certification area before completing coursework and/or testing leading to that additional certification. The Bureau will issue an Official Statement of Status of Eligibility to the applicant outlining requirements for the new area, thus ensuring that the applicant follows the correct path to certification. 

 
In Florida, this program (MASE9) leads to a certification in Middle Grades General Science Grades 5-9.

 

1) Content Exam:  FTCE Middle Grades General Science 5-9 (004)

This exam is required to be recommended for licensure.


2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5440, Middle School Science
You must pass this exam, or a WGU Program Requirement exam previously accepted for the Middle Grades Science program, in order to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.


In Florida, this program (MASE12) leads to a certification in one of the following areas:  


Biology, Grades 6-12
Chemistry, Grades 6-12
Earth/Space Science, Grades 6-12
Physics, Grades 6-12




Program



Exam Requirement

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Biology


FL Content Exam: FTCE Biology 6-12 (002)

This exam is required to obtain an endorsement.
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5235: Biology, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation. 

 



MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Chemistry


FL Content Exam: FTCE Chemistry 6-12 (003)

This exam is required to obtain an endorsement.
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5245: Chemistry, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.

 

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Geosciences


FL Content Exam: FTCE Earth/Space Science 6-12 (008)

This exam is required to obtain an endorsement. 
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5571: Earth and Space Sciences, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.

 

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Physics


FL Content Exam: FTCE Physics 6-12 (032)

This exam is required to obtain an endorsement. 
WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5265: Physics, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation.

 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Florida

Registering for Praxis Exams and Registering for FTCE Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU 

Applying for your Florida Teaching License



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