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Utah Test Requirements

Find your licensure area below to determine which test you need to take and see the minimum qualifying score. To learn more about a specific test, click the test title.

Test requirements below are for both traditional and alternative route licensure. See Alternative Route section for additional requirements for selected licensure areas.

Once you know your test(s), find out how to register for Praxis® tests and read the Praxis test retake policy.

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).

If you test in Utah, your score report will be sent automatically to the Utah State Board of Education (USBE). If you test outside of Utah, select the Utah State Board of Education (state code 8375) as a score recipient when you register or on an additional score report request. If you previously tested and did not indicate the Utah State Board of Education (state code 8375) as a score recipient, please contact the USBE to request manual entry of these prior scores.

Early Childhood Education

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Early Childhood Education (K–3) Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5001 ¹
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 **
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5003 **
Social Studies Subtest 5004 **
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5005 **
1 To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (5002, 5003, 5004, 5005) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.
or
Early Childhood Education 5025 **

Elementary Licensure

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Elementary Education (K–6) Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5001 2
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 **
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5003 **
Social Studies Subtest 5004 **
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided .) 5005 **
2 To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (5002, 5003, 5004, 5005) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.
Elementary Education (1–8) Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5001 3
Reading and Language Arts Subtest 5002 **
Mathematics Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5003 **
Social Studies Subtest 5004 **
Science Subtest (On-screen scientific calculator provided.) 5005 **
3 To pass the Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test you must receive a passing score on each subtest. If you wish to take all four subtests (5002, 5003, 5004, 5005) at the same time, select Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) when registering. If you wish to take or retake an individual subtest, you may register to take just that subtest.
To add an endorsement to a Grade 1–8 license, see appropriate endorsement test(s) under Secondary License.

Secondary Licensure Grades (6–12) and Specialized Endorsements

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Agriculture Endorsement (CTE/General) Agriculture 5701 **
Art (K–12) Endorsement Art: Content Knowledge 5134 *
Business Endorsement (CTE/General) Business Education: Content Knowledge (Calculator allowed.) 5101 *
Chinese (Mandarin) Endorsement Chinese (Mandarin): World Language 5665 *
Economics Endorsement Economics 5911 **
or
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
English Endorsement English Language Arts: Content and Analysis 5039 **
Family and Consumer Sciences (CTE/General) Family and Consumer Sciences 5122 **
French Endorsement French: World Language 5174 **
Geography Endorsement Geography 5921 *
or
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
German Endorsement German: World Language 5183 **
Health Education Endorsement Health Education 5551 *
History Endorsement World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge 5941 *
or
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
Latin Endorsement Latin 5601 *
Library Media (K–12) Endorsement Library Media Specialist 5311 **
Mathematics Endorsement: Level 2 Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 **
or
Middle School Mathematics (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5169 **
Mathematics Endorsement: Levels 3 or 4 Mathematics: Content Knowledge (On-screen graphing calculator provided.) 5161 **
Middle Level Science Endorsement Middle School Science 5440 *
Music (K–12) Endorsement Music: Content Knowledge 5113 *
Physical Education Endorsement Physical Education: Content Knowledge 5091 *
Political Science Endorsement Government/Political Science 5931 **
or
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
Psychology Endorsement Psychology 5391 **
or
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
Reading Endorsement Teaching Reading 5204 *
Science: Biology Endorsement Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 *
Science: Chemistry Endorsement Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
Science: Earth Science Endorsement Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge 5571 *
Science: Environmental Endorsement Biology: Content Knowledge 5235 *
Science: Middle Level Science Endorsement General Science: Content Knowledge 5435 *
Science: Physical Science Endorsement Chemistry: Content Knowledge 5245 *
or
Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
Science: Physics Endorsement Physics: Content Knowledge 5265 *
Social Studies Composite Endorsement Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
Sociology Endorsement Sociology 5952 **
or
Social Studies: Content Knowledge 5081 *
Spanish Endorsement Spanish: World Language 5195 *
Speech Communication Endorsement Speech Communication: Content Knowledge 5221 **
Technology Education Endorsement (CTE/General) Technology Education 5051 **
Theatre Endorsement Theatre 5641 *

Upgrade to a Level 2 License: Entry Years Enhancement (EYE)

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Level 2, Utah Professional Educator License Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood 5621 **
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K–6 5622 **
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5–9 5623 **
or
Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7–12 5624 **

Administrator/School Leader

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Administrative/ Supervisory K–12 Educational Leadership: Administration and Supervision 5412 *
or
School Leaders Licensure Assessment(Must use SLS website to register.) 6990 *
Please check with your university for guidance on choosing the proper assessment.

Deaf Education

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Deaf Education Special Education: Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 5272 *

Special Education

Special Education candidates have a variety of options, due to the variety of ways in which a Special Education teacher can be utilized. Candidates in Special Education are strongly advised to consult with their university advisor or their Local Education Agency's (LEA's) Special Education director, if they are employed, before taking any of the tests listed here.

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
Special Education: Blind and Visually Impaired Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *
or
one of the Highly Qualified (HQ) test offerings
Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *
or
one of the HQ test offerings
Special Education: Mild/Moderate Endorsement Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *
or
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications 5543 *
or
one of the HQ test offerings
Special Education: Severe to Profound Endorsement Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications 5354 *
or
Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications 5545 **
or
one of the HQ test offerings
See Highly Qualified (HQ) section for additional qualifications to achieve highly qualified status.

Support Licensure: School Counseling and School Psychologist

To Be Licensed inYou Need to TakeTest CodeQualifying Score
School Counseling K–12 Professional School Counselor 5421 *
School Psychologist K–12 School Psychologist 5402 **

* This is the preliminary passing score for this test and is subject to change. Please contact the Utah State Board of Education for details.

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