Missouri Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam Requirements - Reciprocity Pathway
Completers of WGU's teacher preparation programs in Middle Grades Science will obtain an initial teaching license in Washington, then apply for a Missouri teaching license via the reciprocity pathway. Please see the Missouri State Advisories article for additional information.
In Missouri, this program leads to a license in Science 5-9.
1) Missouri Educator Gateway Assessment (MEGA) Content Exam: Middle School Education: Science (013)
You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification in Washington.
2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5440 Middle School Science
You must pass this exam, or a WGU Program Requirement exam previously accepted for the Middle Grades Science program, in order to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.
Visit these links for more important information:
Missouri State Advisory
General Information About Licensing in Missouri
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for Your Missouri Teaching License
Article Number: 19816, 2259