ND Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

North Dakota Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements


Initial Licensure Students: WGU initial licensure students who want to become certified in North Dakota need to first license in Utah after completing their teacher preparation program. A student can then apply for a reciprocal license in North Dakota after receiving their Utah license. Refer to the following for specific state requirements: general Utah teacher certification requirements and general North Dakota teacher certification requirements.

In North Dakota, this program leads to a license in Elementary Education Grades 1-8.


1) Utah Content Exam: Praxis 5001 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (OR Praxis 5031 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects if passed before 6/31/2015)

This exam is required for graduation and recommendation for licensure.


Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in North Dakota
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submit your exam scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education
Applying for your North Dakota Teaching License



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