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General PRAXIS Information

PRAXIS CORE and PRAXIS II are standardized tests administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). Please see:  To register for or find out more about either PRAXIS CORE or PRAXIS II, please see

  • PRAXIS I: Core Academic Skills for Educators
  • READING- Test Code 5712 (Qualifying Score 156)

  • WRITING- Test Code 5722 (Qualifying Score 162)

  • MATHMATICS- Test Code 5732 (Qualifying Score 150)

PRAXISII: Physical Education: Content and Design 
                Test Code 5095 (Qualifying Score 169)

How to apply for the Maryland Teacher's certification?

Apply for certification from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)

Be prepared to provide official transcripts from all institutions attended and required PRAXIS scores.  If you can't find your copy, you can get another copy here:

NOTE: If you do not apply for Teaching Certification after graduating with Education degree, it does not create your certification automatically.

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