IA Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification Requirements

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


In Iowa, WGU's endorsement programs in science lead to an Endorsement in one of the following Secondary Science Certification areas 

Biological Science, Grades 5-12
Chemistry, Grades 5-12
Earth Science, 5-12
Physics, Grades 5-12


Area of Certification

Required Praxis II Content Exams

Biological Science, Grades 5-12


Content: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

Chemistry, Grades 5-12

Content: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge


Earth Science, Grades 5-12

Praxis 5571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge


Physics, Grades 5-12

1. Content: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge


The content exams listed meet the WGU Praxis graduation requirements

You must pass the content exam to graduate from your program.


Demonstration Teaching: You must complete your practicum experience at the secondary (high school) level.

Visit these links for important information: 

General Information About Licensing in Iowa

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU 

Applying for Your Iowa Teaching License




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