GA Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Georgia, this program leads to 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

 

Content and Program Required Exams

To graduate from your program and be recommended for Georgia teacher certification, you must pass:

 

Area of Certification 

Content and WGU Program Required Exams

Biology, Grades 6-12

 

1) Georgia Content Exam: GACE Biology Test I (026) and Test II (027)


 2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis  5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

 

3) Licensure Exam Requirement: Georgia Educator Ethics—Program Exit (360). You will find instructions on how to register for the Georgia Educator Ethics – Program Exit (360) here. This assessment is not required for graduation from your program, however, it is required before you will be recommended for certification.

 

Chemistry, Grades 6-12

 

1) Georgia Content Exam: GACE Chemistry Test I (028) and Test II (029)

 

2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

 

3) Licensure Exam Requirement: Georgia Educator Ethics—Program Exit (360). You will find instructions on how to register for the Georgia Educator Ethics – Program Exit (360) here. This assessment is not required for graduation from your program, however, it is required before you will be recommended for certification.

 

Earth/Space Science, Grades 6-12

 

1) Georgia Content Exam: GACE Science Test I (024) and Test II (025)

 

2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5571, Earth Science: Content Knowledge

 

3) Licensure Exam Requirement: Georgia Educator Ethics—Program Exit (360). You will find instructions on how to register for the Georgia Educator Ethics – Program Exit (360) here. This assessment is not required for graduation from your program, however, it is required before you will be recommended for certification. 

Physics, Grades 6-12

 

1) Georgia Content Exam: GACE Physics Test I (030) and Test II (031)

 

2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

 

3) Licensure Exam Requirement: Georgia Educator Ethics—Program Exit (360). You will find instructions on how to register for the Georgia Educator Ethics – Program Exit (360) here. This assessment is not required for graduation from your program, however, it is required before you will be recommended for certification.

 

 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Georgia

Registering for GACE Exams

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for Your Georgia Teaching License

 


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