SD Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Secondary Science Certifications Available 

Advanced Biology, Grades 5-12
Chemistry, Grades 5-12
Advanced Earth Science, Grades 5-12
Physics, Grades 5-12

Exam Requirements

 


 Area of Certification

 Required Praxis Exams
Advanced Biology


SD Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12 or Praxis 5524, if passed by 8/31/11

 

Chemistry


SD Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12 or Praxis 5524, if passed by 8/31/11

 

Advanced Earth Science


SD Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5571, Earth Science: Content Knowledge
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12 or Praxis 5524, if passed by 8/31/11

 

Physics


SD Content and WGU Program Requirement Exam: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge
Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12 or Praxis 5524, if passed by 8/31/11

 

 

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General Information About Licensing in South Dakota
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your South Dakota Teaching License


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