West Virginia MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

West Virginia MAT in Secondary English Exam Requirements

In West Virginia, this program leads to initial certification in English, Grades 5-Adult.

Content Exam:

Praxis 5038 English Language Arts Content Knowledge

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

Pedagogy Exam:

Praxis 5624 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12

This exam is not required for graduation, but is required to receive a license recommendation from WGU. 
Note:  If you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program, then you do not need to pass the Praxis 5624, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7 - 12. If you did not complete edTPA, then you will need to pass Praxis 5624 to be eligible for licensure recommendation in West Virginia.


Practicum Requirement
West Virginia requires completion of demonstration teaching in a public school.


Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in West Virginia
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your West Virginia Teaching License


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