KS Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Kansas Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements


WGU students who want to become certified in Kansas need to first license in Utah after completing their teacher preparation program. A student can then apply for a reciprocal license in KS after receiving their Utah license. Refer to the following for specific state requirements: general Utah teacher certification requirements and general Kansas teacher certification requirements.

In Kansas, this program leads to a certification in one of the following areas:

Biology, 6-12
Chemistry, 6-12
Earth and Space Science, 6-12
Physics, 6-12

 

 

Area of Certification

 

 Required Praxis Exams
 Biology, 6-12

 

Content Exam: 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate and be recommended for licensure, this exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in Kansas.

 

Chemistry, 6-12

 

Content Exam: 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate and be recommended for licensure, this exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12 

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in Kansas.

 

Earth and Space Science, 6-12

 

Content Exam: 5571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate and be recommended for licensure, this exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in Kansas.

 

Physics, 6-12

 

Content Exam: 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate and be recommended for licensure, this exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in Kansas.

 

 

Visit these links for more important information:

 
General Information About Licensing in Kansas
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education
Applying for your Kansas Teaching License


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