PR Basic Skills Requirement

Puerto Rico Basic Skills Requirements

WGU Basic Skills Exam:

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751)
OR, if passed before 08/31/2017 Praxis I, Pre Professional Skills Test (PPST).

You are required to take and pass all three section of this exam withing the first 6 months of entering the Foundations of Teaching (FOT) domain. 


Puerto Rico Basic Skills Exam: 

PCMAS - General

NOTE: Teacher applicants are not able to registrer for this exam until after graduation of a WGU program.


The minimum required scores for Praxis Core are available here.

You should sign up to take your basic skills examination when you begin studying Foundations of Teaching to ensure you have time to complete the examination prior to enrollment in Effective Teaching Practices.

To ensure that WGU receives your scores and can verify your eligibility for DT, you must fax a copy of your official score report to the Assessments Office at 1-801-606-7021 or email a scanned copy to  If you uploaded your official basic skills passing scores as part of your DT application, you do not need to fax or email your scores separately.




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