Michigan Alternate Route

For detailed information about the alternative route to school administrator certification, please see the Administrator Alternative Route Program Packet on the School Administrator Program section of the Michigan Department of Education website.

Find your certification area below, and click the test title to learn more. Find out how to register for a Praxis™ test and read the Praxis test retake policy.

Most tests are offered in both Session 1 and Session 2. Refer to the fees page for tests that are restricted to a particular session.

In general, unless it is specifically stated that a calculator is permitted or required for a particular test, calculators may not be used on any Praxis tests (see Calculator Use).

Notes:

  • In general, test codes that begin with "5" or "6" are delivered in computer format; codes that begin with "0" or "1" are delivered on paper.
  • "CDT" refers to computer-delivered tests. "PDT" refers to paper-delivered tests.

Alternate Route Entry Assessment

To Be Certified In You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Principal Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision 5411 0411 NM
Central Office Administrator Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision 5411 0411 NM

NM = No minimum score. 

Administrator

To Be Certified In You Need to Take CDT Code PDT Code Qualifying Score
Principal School Leaders Licensure Assessment(Must use SLS website to register) 6011 n/a 163
Central Office Administrator School Superintendent Assessment(Must use SLS website to register) 6021 n/a 157

n/a — Not available in this delivery method.

This page is a supplement to The Praxis SeriesInformation Bulletin.

This page is a supplement to The School Leadership Series Information Bulletin.

 

 

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