New Mexico MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

New Mexico MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

In New Mexico, this program leads to a license in:  English Language Arts, 7-12


Exam Requirement Note
Content Exams

NMTA English Language Arts (301)

For policies and deadlines see State Certification Exam Requirements, General Policies and Pacing Guides: Preparing for Demonstration Teaching.

Pedagogy Exams

NMTA  Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary (052)

Students must pass this exam before requesting a recommendation for teacher licensure.


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

WGU Program Requirement

Praxis 5038 English Language Arts Content Knowledge 


Praxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis

Students must pass one of these two exams 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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