NV Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements-Reciprocity Pathway

Nevada Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements-Reciprocity Pathway

 

In Nevada, this program leads to an Initial License in Secondary Social Studies, Grades 7-12

 

Obtaining an initial Utah license is required to apply for an initial license in Nevada via the Reciprocity Pathway. Note: Students who enrolled before 10/1/2015 AND were living in Nevada at this time can license directly in Nevada. Contact licensure@wgu.edu if you need clarification on eligibility and exam requirements.


1. Content Exam: Praxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

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


2. Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

You must pass this test to be recommended for certification.

NOTE:

Students in the Master of Arts in Teaching – English (5-12) program may be eligible for WGU’s Nevada Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) program. For more information on eligibility requirements, please review the Nevada Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) student handbook article. Students in the ARL program license via the direct and approved pathway. If you have further questions or would like to participate in the ARL program, please contact licensure@wgu.edu.

 

Visit these links for important information: 

General Information About Licensing in Nevada

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education

Applying for Your Nevada Teaching License



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