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The Praxis® Tests

Supporting aspiring teachers on their journey to the classroom

Select a step to learn more about the Praxis® tests.



Licensure Requirements

Choose one of these certification approaches for specific testing requirements.

Alabama Educator Preparation Program Approach

For certification after completion of an Alabama state-approved educator preparation program at an Alabama college or university

Alternative Certification Approaches

For PCTF, PCLS, BIEA, IEC, HETC, or CCTF certificates


For teachers certified in other states who wish to become certified in Alabama

Other Certification Approaches

For all other types of certification, including those that don’t require Praxis Subject tests

Alabama Department of Education