OH Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements - Direct & Approved Pathway

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

Secondary Science Exams and Requirements:  

 


 Area of Certification

 


 Required Praxis Exams

 


Science 7-12, Physical Science: Chemistry


WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program.

Content ExamOAE Chemistry (009)

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure.

Pedagogy Exam: OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Adolescence to Young Adult 7-12 (003). (or if passed by 9/2/13, the Praxis 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching, 7-12)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure.

 


Science 7-12, Earth Sciences


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

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program.

Content Exam: OAE Earth and Space Science (014)

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure.

Pedagogy Exam: OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Adolescence to Young Adult 7-12 (003) (or if passed by 9/2/13, the Praxis 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching, 7-12.)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure.

 


Science 7-12, Life Sciences


WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program.

Content Exam: OAE Biology (007)

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure.

 

Pedagogy Exam: OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Adolescence to Young Adult 7-12 (003) (or if passed by 9/2/13, the Praxis 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching, 7-12)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure.

 


Science 7-12, Physical Science: Physics


WGU Program Requirement: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program.

 

Content Exam: OAE Physics (035)

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for licensure.

Pedagogy Exam: OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Adolescence to Young Adult 7-12 (003) (or if passed by 9/2/13, the Praxis 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching, 7-12 exam will satisfy this requirement)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure.

 

 

Visit these links for more important information:


General Information About Licensing in Ohio - Direct and Approved Pathway
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Ohio Teaching License - Direct & State Approved Pathway

 

 

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