OH Master of Arts in Mathematics Education Certification and Exam Requirements - Direct Pathway

LICENSE AND EXAM REQUIREMENTS

 

In Ohio, WGU's Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) program leads to an endorsement in Middle Childhood Mathematics Grades 4-9. Note: Effective 7/1/2019, any student applying for a Middle Childhood license must be eligible for licensing in two content areas in order for the license to be issued.


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

Educators holding current Ohio teaching licenses can add endorsements to their licenses in additional teaching areas by completing a state-approved teacher preparation program in the new teaching area and passing the exams required by the Ohio Department of Education for that content area.

Mathematics Exams and Requirements*:
 


Program

 


Exam Requirement

 



MAME (Middle Grades)

 

1) Content Exam: Praxis 5169, Middle School Mathematics OR OAE Middle Grades Mathematics (030)

(Alternatively, if passed prior to 9/3/2013, Praxis 0069, Middle School Mathematics).

NOTE: The Praxis 5169 also satisfies the WGU Program requirement.

You must pass this exam before WGU's Licensure Office can recommend you for certification.

 

2) Pedagogy Exams: OAE Foundations of Reading (090)

If Ohio will issue your license after July 1, 2017, you must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure.

 

3) WGU Program Requirement:  Praxis 5169, Middle School Mathematics (or, if passed prior to 9/3/2013, Praxis 0069, Middle School Mathematics)

This exam is required to graduate from the program.

 



MAME (Secondary)

 

1) Content Exam:  Praxis 5161, Mathematics: Content Knowledge OR OAE Mathematics (027)

(or, if passed prior to 9/3/2013, Praxis 0061/5061, Mathematics: Content Knowledge)

NOTE: The Praxis 5161 also satisfies the WGU Program requirement.

You must pass this exam before WGU's Licensure Office can recommend you for certification.

 

2) WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5161, Mathematics: Content Knowledge (or, if passed prior to 9/23/2013, Praxis 0061/5061, Mathematics: Content Knowledge)

This exam is required to graduate from the program.


 


* NOTE: If you did not pass an OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge exam previously, Ohio requires you to pass an OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge exam to license in Ohio.  MAME Middle Grades students must take the 002 Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Middle Childhood (4-9) exam if you have not already satisfied this requirement. MAME Secondary Grades students must pass the 003 Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) exam if you have not already satisfied this requirement.

 

 

Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Ohio
Registering for Praxis Exams

Registering for State Required Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Ohio Teaching License 


09/2019

 

 

 

Article Number: 20027, 2760