NC Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

North Carolina Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In North Carolina, this program leads to a Professional Educator License in one of the following Secondary Sciences:  

Biology, Grades 9-12
Chemistry, Grades 9-12
Earth Science, Grades 9-12
Physics, Grades 9-12

 


Secondary Science Exams and WGU Program Requirements:

 Area of Certification

 Required Praxis Exams


 Science 9-12, Biology

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5235, Biology, Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement


Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.


 Science 9-12, Chemistry

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement

 

Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.


 Science 9-12, Earth

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5571, Earth and Space Science: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement 


 Science 9-12, Physics

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

 You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in North Carolina

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your North Carolina Teaching License

 


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