KS Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Kansas Secondary Social 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 History, Government and Social Studies, 6-12.

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

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

2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 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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