MD MAT Secondary English Exam Requirements

Maryland MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

In Maryland, this program leads to a certification in English 7-12

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis
You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12)
You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.


NoteEffective 7/1/2019, if you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program, then you do not need to pass Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12). If you did not complete edTPA, then you will need to pass Praxis 5624 to be eligible for licensure recommendation in Maryland.

Visit these links for more important information:

General Information About Licensing in Maryland
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Maryland Teaching License




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