NH MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements

New Hampshire MS Special 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.

WGU's Masters of Special Education program in New Hampshire leads to an endorsement in General Special Education.

Special Education Exam Requirements

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5543, Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (for students who matriculated on 9/1/2011 or after)

New Hampshire does not require any special education Praxis exams for certification; however, students must meet all exams required as part of their WGU program, as outlined on each student's Degree Plan.


Those who matriculate in the MS Special Education program after March 1, 2010 will complete 240 in-class clock hours of supervised practicum in elementary and secondary special education classrooms as part of their capstone project. 


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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