TN Basic Skills Requirements

Basic Skills Exam: Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5752)
Tennessee will continue to accept passing scores on the Core Academic Skills for Educators tests, Reading (5712), Writing (5722), and Mathematics (5732), for program admission through August 31, 2020.


Subtests from the old (5751) and new (5752) versions of the Praxis Core may be mixed-and-matched to satisfy the basic skills exam requirement.

WGU requires all students pursuing certification in Tennessee to pass all three sections of the Core basic skills exam. 

Visit these links for more important information:

General Information About Licensing in Tennessee
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Tennessee Teaching License




Article Number: 20172, 1420