Rhode Island MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

Rhode Island MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

In Rhode Island, this program leads to a Secondary English Grades 7-12 Independent Certification.

1) Content Exam for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5039 English Language Arts: Content and Analysis
You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.


2) Pedagogy Exam for Rhode Island Certification: Praxis 5624 Principals of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

This exam is not required for graduation, but is required to receive a license recommendation from WGU.

Prior to Demonstration Teaching, you must apply for a Student Teaching Permit. See the Rhode Island Student Teaching Permit instructions in this handbook for more information.


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Student Teaching Permit Required for DT

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Rhode Island Teaching License



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