VA Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Virginia Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Virginia, WGU's initial teacher preparation programs in science lead to a teaching certificate with an endorsement in one of the following areas:

Biology, Grades 6-12
Chemistry, Grades 6-12
Earth Science, Grades 6-12
Physics, Grades 6-12


Content and Program Required Exams:

To graduate from your program and be recommended for Virginia teacher certification, you must pass:

 Area of Certification



 Content and Program Required Exam




 Praxis 5235 Biology: Content Knowledge




 Praxis 5245 Chemistry: Content Knowledge


 Earth Science


 Praxis 5571 Earth & Space Science: Content Knowledge




 Praxis 5265 Physics: Content Knowledge



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