NV Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

Nevada Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

 

In Nevada, the middle grades program leads to an endorsement in Middle School/ Junior High Science Grades 7-9

 

In Nevada, the secondary program leads to an endorsement in one of the following areas

 

Comprehensive (allows you to teach in various types of science classrooms):
Biological Science, Grades 7-12

Single Subject (allows you to teach in only that one subject area):
Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Earth Science, Grades 7-12
Physics, Grades 7-12

 

Note: Applicants must have passed the required exams within five years prior to the date they apply for licensure.               

 


Program

 

Exam Requirement

 



MASE (Middle Grades)


Content Exam: Praxis 5440, Middle School Science

You must pass this test to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

 

Pedagogy ExamPraxis 5623 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5-9 *

This exam will only be required if you are adding a new grade level to your license.

 

* Praxis 5624 (computer), Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12 will be accepted if passed on or before August 31, 2019.

Nevada will not accept the Praxis 5624 if taken after August 31, 2019.

 



MASE - Secondary (Biology)


Content Exam: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement

You must pass this test to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.

 

Pedagogy ExamPraxis 5624 (computer), Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

You may only be required to pass this exam if you're adding a new grade level to your existing license.

 



 MASE Secondary (Chemistry)


Content Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement

You must pass this test to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.

 

Pedagogy ExamPraxis 5624 (computer), Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

You may only be required to pass this exam if you're adding a new grade level to your existing license.

 



MASE Secondary (Earth Sciences)

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5571, Earth Science: Content Knowledge*

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement
You must pass this test to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.

 

Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12)

You must pass this test to be recommended for certification.

 



 MASE Secondary (Physics)

 

Content ExamPraxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement
You must pass this test to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.


Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching (7-12)

You must pass this test to be recommended for certification.

 

 

Visit these links for important information: 

General Information About Licensing in Nevada

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU 

Applying for Your Nevada Endorsement

 

 

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