MD Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Maryland Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

 

In Maryland, this program leads to a certification in Secondary Social Studies, Grades 7-12.

 

Exam Requirement Notes
Secondary Social Science Content Exam Praxis 5086: Social Studies, Content Knowledge This exam is required for graduation and to be recommended for certification.
WGU Program Requirement Praxis 5081: Social Studies, Content Knowledge This exam is required for graduation.
MD Secondary Pedagogy Requirement Praxis 5624: Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12) This exam is required 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

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Maryland Teaching License

 


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