North Carolina Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAME) Certification and Exam Requirements
Licensed North Carolina educators can apply to add additional teaching areas to their current teaching licenses by taking and passing the Praxis Test for that area, by completing a state approved teacher education program that leads to licensure, or by completing 24 hours in the subject area with a grade of C or better.
In North Carolina, WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) leads to an endorsement in Middle School Mathematics, grades 6-9.
1) Content Exam: Praxis 5169, Middle School Mathematics
You must pass this exam to graduate from the MAME (Middle Grades) program and be recommended for certification. This exam also meets the WGU Program Requirement.
In North Carolina, WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Secondary) grades 5-12 leads to an endorsement in Secondary Mathematics, Grades 9-12
1) Content Exam: Praxis 5161, Mathematics: Content Knowledge
You must pass this exam to graduate from the MAME (Secondary) program and be recommended for certification. This also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12
If you are graduating from WGU's MAME (Secondary) program, you can apply to add the Secondary Mathematics endorsement based on the completion of a State-approved teacher preparation program and do not need to take this test. If you choose to add Secondary Mathematics by testing alone, and did not pass this exam to obtain your initial North Carolina Professional Educator License, you will need to pass this exam.
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