NH BA Special Education/ Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

New Hampshire BA Special Education/ Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Note:  While we do our best to give you accurate and up to date information about your state requirements, we are not infallible.  State requirements change frequently.  It is your responsibility, and in your best interest, to double check certification and licensure requirements with your state’s Department of Education.


In New Hampshire, this program leads to certifications in General Special Education and Elementary Education Grades K-6.

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5001 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (OR Praxis 5031, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects if passed before 8/31/2015)

You must pass this exam in order to graduate from your program and be recommended for certification. 


2) Pedagogy Exam: New Hampshire Foundations of Reading

You must pass this exam in order to be recommended for certification.


3) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5543, Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (for students who matriculated on 9/1/2011 or after).

You must pass this exam in order to graduate from your program. 

Visit these links for important information:
General Information about Licensing in New Hampshire
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your New Hampshire Teaching License





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