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

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


In Puerto Rico, this program leads to a reciprocal endorsement in one of the following:


Educación Secundaria: Biología

Educación Secundaria: Química

Educación Secundaria: Física

Note: Puerto Rico only certifies students at the secondary level in grades 7-12.  WGU students should not enroll in a grades 5-9 science program.

            

Area of Certification
Required Praxis Content Exams
Biology (6-12)

Praxis 5235, Biology, Content Knowledge.

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

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

PCMAS Pruebas de especialidad en Ciencias

You may be required to pass this exam to license in Puerto Rico. 

Chemistry (6-12)

Content Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

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

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

PCMAS Pruebas de especialidad en Ciencias

You may be required to pass this exam to license in Puerto Rico. 

Physics (6-12)

Content Exam: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate and be recommended for licensure.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

PCMAS Pruebas de especialidad en Ciencias

You may be required to pass this exam to license in Puerto Rico. 

 

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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