MS Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Mississippi Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

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

 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Not Available: Geosciences

Secondary Science Exams and Requirements:

 

Area of Certification

 Required Praxis Exams 

Science 7-12, Biology

Content Exam: 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge


Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

Science 7-12, Chemistry

Content Exam: 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge


Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

Science 7-12, Physics

Content Exam: 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge


Pedagogy Exam: 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

 

 MS Pre-Service Teaching Certificate Required Prior to DT

After obtaining the results of your Mississippi Department of Public Safety background clearance, and at least one month before your Demonstration Teaching (DT) start date you must begin the process of obtaining a Mississippi Pre-Service Teaching License.  See the MS Pre-Service Teaching Certificate Required Prior to DT article for more information.

 

 

Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Mississippi

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Mississippi Teaching License



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