TX MAT Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements - Direct & Approved Pathway

TX PB or MAT Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements - Direct & Approved Pathway

 

In Texas, the MAT- Social Science (5-12) program leads to a Standard Certificate in Social Studies: Grades 7-12.

 

The course C271: Texas History course will need to be added to the Degree Plan for new students.

 

1) Content ExamTExES Social Studies 7-12 (232)

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.

 

2) WGU Program Required ExamPraxis 5081, Social Studies: Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification.

 

3) Pedagogy ExamTExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 (160)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.

 

Before registering for your TExES exam, you must request approval for the exam by emailing licensure@wgu.edu. Once you have been approved for the exam, create an account with Pearson and register for your exam. For assistance on creating a testing account and registering for your exam, click here

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Texas via the Direct & Approved Pathway

Registering for Praxis Exams

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams 

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Texas Teaching License for Post-Bacc and other MAT students

 

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