WI Master of Arts in Science Education (MASE) Certification and Exam Requirements

In Wisconsin, the MASES program leads to a Middle and High School Science (Grades 4-12) license with one of the following supplemental areas, based on your program emphasis:  


Earth and Space Science

Wisconsin does not offer middle grades licenses.  Therefore, students seeking an additional endorsement in Wisconsin should only enroll in the MASES program.

All students must pass the Praxis 5435, General Science: Content Knowledge exam plus one of the following WGU program requirement specialized content area exams, based on your program emphasis:

 Area of Certification


 Required Praxis Content Exam



Praxis 5235, Biology, Content Knowledge



Praxis 5245, Chemistry, Content Knowledge



Earth and Space Science


Praxis 5571, Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge





Praxis 5265, Physics, Content Knowledge




Visit these links for important information:


General Information About Licensing in Wisconsin

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Adding an Endorsement to a Wisconsin Teaching Certificate



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