ND Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

North Dakota Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements


In North Dakota, this program leads to a license in one of the following areas:

  
Biology, Grades 5-12
Chemistry, Grades 5-12
Earth Science, Grades 5-12
Physics, Grades 5-12

Students at WGU should not enroll in programs designed to lead towards Middle Grades licensure in North Dakota.  ND requires 10 credits of middle school pedagogy courses that WGU does not offer.  For more information, see Section 67.1-02-03-04 Middle School Pedagogical Endorsement for Grades Five Through Eight.  
           

 


Program

 


Exam Requirement

 



MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Biology



1) Content Exam: Praxis 5235: Biology, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation and recommendation for licensure.

This exam also meets the WGU program requirement.


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

This exam is required for recommendation for licensure.




MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Chemistry



1) Content Exam: Praxis 5245: Chemistry, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation and recommendation for licensure.

This exam also meets the WGU program requirement.


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

This exam is required for recommendation for licensure.

 

 



MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Earth Science



1) Content Exam: Praxis 5571: Earth and Space Sciences, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation and recommendation for licensure.

This exam also meets the WGU program requirement.


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

This exam is required for recommendation for licensure.

 

 



MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Physics



1) Content Exam: Praxis 5265: Physics, Content Knowledge

This exam is required for graduation and recommendation for licensure.

This exam also meets the WGU program requirement.


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

This exam is required for 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
ND Adding an Endorsement a Teaching License

 


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