PA Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

Pennsylvania Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

 
In Pennsylvania, WGU's Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) 5-9 program leads to an endorsement in Middle Level Science Grades 4-8.

 

1) Content ExamPraxis 5152, Pennsylvania Grades 4-8 Core Assessment AND  Praxis 5159, Pennsylvania Grades 4-8 Subject Concentration - Science

If using the Praxis 5152 AND Praxis 5159 exams to meet the WGU Program requirement they must be passed before applying for graduation. Otherwise, you must pass the Praxis 5152 AND Praxis 5159 exams before requesting recommendation for licensure from the WGU Licensure Department.

 

2) WGU Program RequirementPraxis 5440, Middle School Science OR Praxis 0439, Middle School Science in order to graduate from the MAME9 program.

There is an option to take one of these exams to graduate from the MASE9 program. However, passing the Praxis 5152 AND Praxis 5159 exams is required prior to requesting recommended for the Middle Grades Science endorsement from the WGU Licensure Department. 

 


In Pennsylvania, WGU's Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) 5-12 program leads to an endorsement in one of the following

     Biology Grades 7-12

     Chemistry Grades 7-12

     Earth and Space Science 7-12

     Physics Grades 7-12

 

Program

Exam Requirement

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Biology

Content Exam: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge  

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

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Chemistry

Content Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

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

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Geosciences

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge

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

MASE Grades 5-12 (Secondary): Physics

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

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

 

 

Visit these links for more important information: 
General Information About Licensing in Pennsylvania

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU 
Adding an Instructional Area to a Pennsylvania Teaching Certificate


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