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

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

In Hawaii, WGU's Master of Arts in Science Education (5-9) program leads to an endorsement in Science 6-8.

 

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5440, Middle School Science

You must pass this exam to graduate from the Middle Grades Science program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
OR, if passed prior to 9/1/2014: Praxis 5439, Middle School Science

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9

This exam is not required for graduation but is required for certification if Middle Grades Science will add a new grade level to your teaching license.

 

In Hawaii, WGU's Master of Arts in Science Education (5-12) program leads to an endorsement in one of the following:


Biology 6-12
Chemistry 6-12
Physics 6-12
Earth Science 6-12

Science Exams and WGU Program Requirements:       


Program

 


Exam Requirement

 

MASE Grades 6-12 (Secondary): Biology


1) Content Exam: Praxis 5235: Biology, Content Knowledge

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

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

This exam is not required for graduation but is required for certification if Secondary Science will add a new grade level to your teaching license.

MASE Grades 6-12 (Secondary): Chemistry


1) Content Exam: Praxis 5245: Chemistry, Content Knowledge

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

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

This exam is not required for graduation but is required for certification if Secondary Science will add a new grade level to your teaching license.



MASE Grades 6-12 (Secondary): Physics


1) Content Exam: Praxis 5265: Physics, Content Knowledge

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

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

This exam is not required for graduation but is required for certification if Secondary Science will add a new grade level to your teaching license.

 

MASE Grades 6-12 (Secondary): Earth & Space Sciences


1) Content Exam: Praxis 5571: Earth and Space Science Content Knowledge

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

 

2) Pedagogy Exam: Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

This exam is not required for graduation but is required for certification if Secondary Science will add a new grade level to your teaching license.

 

 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Hawaii

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Adding an Endorsement to a HI Teaching License


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