ID Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Idaho Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Idaho, WGU's initial teacher preparation programs in science lead to a teaching certificate with an endorsement in one of the following areas:

Biological Science (6-12)
Chemistry (6-12)
Earth and Space Science (6-12)
Physics (6-12)

Content and Program Required Exams:

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

 Area of Certification


 Content and Program Required Exam


 Biological Science (6-12)


 Praxis 5235 Biology: Content Knowledge


 Chemistry (6-12)


 Praxis 5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge


 Earth and Space Science (6-12)



 Praxis 5571 Earth & Space Science: Content Knowledge


 Physics (6-12)


 Praxis 5265 Physics: Content Knowledge



Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Idaho

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Idaho Teaching License

Comprehensive Literacy Course

Mathematical Thinking for Instruction (MTI) Course




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