NE Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Nebraska Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Nebraska, WGU's initial teacher preparation programs in science lead to a license with an endorsement in one of the following areas:

Biology, Grades 7-12
Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Earth and Space Science, Grades 7-12
Physics, Grades 7-12


Content and Program Required Exams:

To graduate from your program and be recommended for Nebraska teacher certification, you must pass:

 Area of Certification


 Required Praxis II Content Exams


 Biology, 7-12

  Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

 Chemistry, 7-12

  Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

 Earth Science, 7-12

  Praxis 5571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

 Physics, 7-12

  Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Nebraska

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Nebraska Teaching License




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