The Praxis® Tests
Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom
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General testing information for all applicants may be found in the Overview of Alabama Testing Requirements.
Visit the Alabama Other Approaches page on the Alabama State Department of Education website for information regarding these certification approaches.
Choose a certification approach from the list below to obtain additional information and to determine the required Praxis assessments.
For certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.
For certification in school counseling those who have completed a master's degree level CACREP-accredited school counseling program.
For certification in a teaching field and additional certification in certain teaching fields.
Certification for those who have completed an educator preparation program in a teaching field in another country.
For certification in health science or a technical education program area. Must have a valid Career and Technical Certificate in these areas.
For an Early Childhood Development Certificate, for birth through age 4, for those who have completed at least a bachelor’s level NAEYC accredited program in child development.
Approaches that don’t require Praxis Subject Assessments (content tests).