NH Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam Requirements

New Hampshire Middle Grades Science 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 a certification in Science (5-8).

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5440, Middle School Science (Or, if passed prior to 9/1/2014: Praxis II 0439, Middle School Science or if both are passed prior to 7/1/2012: Praxis II 0433, General Science: Content Essays and Praxis II 0435, General Science: Content Knowledge)

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

2) WGU Program Requirement: a) Praxis 5440, Middle School Science

You must pass this exam, or a WGU Program Requirement exam previously accepted for the Middle Grades Science program, in order to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. 


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



Article Number : 19893, 2020

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