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

LICENSE AND EXAM REQUIREMENTS

 

Secondary Science Certifications Available:  
Physical Sciences: Chemistry, Grades 7-12
Earth Sciences, Grades 7-12
Life Sciences, Grades 7-12
Physical Sciences: Physics, Grades 7-12

Graduates of a WGU Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) grades 5-12 program will be eligible for grades 7-12 teacher certification in Ohio in the area(s) in which they have content specialization. 

Science Exams and Requirements*:                       

 


Program

 

Exam Requirement

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Biology

 

Content ExamPraxis 5235, Biology, Content Knowledge OR OAE Biology (007) 

NOTE: The Praxis 5235 also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

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

WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5235, Biology, Content Knowledge

This exam is required to graduate from the program.

 

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Chemistry

 

Content ExamPraxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge OR OAE Chemistry (009) 

NOTE: The Praxis 5245 also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

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

 

WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

This exam is required to graduate from the program.

 

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Geosciences


Content Exam: Praxis 5571, Earth Science; Content Knowledge OR OAE Earth and Space Science (014) 

NOTE: The Praxis 5571 also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

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

 

WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5571, Earth Science; Content Knowledge

This exam is required to graduate from the program.

 

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Physics


Content ExamPraxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge OR OAE Physics (035) 

NOTE: The Praxis 5265 also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

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

 

WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5265, Physics: 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. You 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 State Required Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

OH Adding an Endorsement to a Teaching License
Applying for your Ohio Teaching License 

 
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