NM Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAME) Certification and Exam Requirements

New Mexico Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MAME) Certification and Exam Requirements

 

In New Mexico, WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) leads to an endorsement in Middle Level Mathematics, Grades 5-9


In New Mexico, WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Secondary) leads to an endorsement in Secondary Mathematics, Grades 7-12

Graduates of a WGU Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) teacher preparation program  will be eligible for grades 5-9 mathematics teacher licensure in New Mexico, which will allow them to teach in any single subject middle school mathematics classroom in that grade range. 

Graduates of a WGU Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Secondary) teacher preparation program will be eligible for grades 7-12 mathematics teacher licensure in New Mexico, which will allow them to teach in any single subject mathematics classroom in that grade range. 

Licensed New Mexico educators can apply to add additional endorsement areas to their current teaching licenses after either passing a NMTA content knowledge assessment in the area of licensure sought or after completing at least 24 semester hours of coursework in the new content area, 12 of which need to be from upper-division coursework. Additional information on types of courses accepted for the various endorsement areas is available on the New Mexico Department of Education website.

Mathematics Exams and Requirements:

 

Exam Requirement

Note

MAME (Middle Grades):  

Content Exam: NMTA Middle Grades Mathematics (203)

Students must pass this exam before they apply for endorsement.

 

If passed prior to 1/5/2015: NMTA Middle Level Mathematics (24) may be substituted.

Pedagogy Exam: NMTA Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary (051)

      OR

NMTA  Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary (052)

Students must pass this exam before they apply for endorsement.

WGU Program Requirement:  Praxis 5169, Middle School Mathematics

Students must pass this exam before applying for graduation.

MAME (Secondary):  

Content Exam: NMTA Mathematics (304)

Students must pass one of these exams before applying for endorsement.

Pedagogy Exam: NMTA  Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary (052)

Students must pass this exam before applying for endorsement.

 

If passed prior to 1/5/2015: New Mexico Assessment of Teacher Competency—Secondary (04) may be substituted.

WGU Program Requirement:  Praxis 5161 Mathematics: Content Knowledge

Students must pass this exam before applying for graduation.

 

 

Visit these links for more important information:

General Information About Licensing in New Mexico
General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your New Mexico Teaching License

 

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