PR MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Puerto Rico MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In Puerto Rico, this program leads to reciprocal endorsement in Educación Especial K-12°.

1) Content Exam:

Praxis 5543 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

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

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

2) Pracitum:
Those who matriculate in the MS Special Education program after March 1, 2010 will complete 240 in-class clock hours of supervised practicum in elementary and secondary special education classrooms as part of their capstone project.


Visit these links for important inforamtion: 
General Information about Licensing in Puerto Rico

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submit your exam scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education

Adding a New Area to Your Puerto Rico Teaching Certificate


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