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The Praxis® Tests

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Alabama

Alabama Other Certification Approaches

General testing information for all applicants may be found in the Overview of Alabama Testing Requirements.

Visit the Alabama Alternative Certificates 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.

School Psychologist licensure or CACREP-accredited School Counseling Program approaches

Licensure Approach


For certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

CACREP Accredited School Counseling Program Approach


For certification in school counseling those who have completed a master's degree level CACREP-accredited school counseling program.

Other certification approaches

Additional Teaching Field/Certification Based on Test (CBT) Approach


For certification in a teaching field and additional certification in certain teaching fields.

Foreign Credentials


Certification for those who have completed an educator preparation program in a teaching field in another country.

Career and Technical Certificate to Professional Educator Certificate


For certification in health science or a technical education program area. Must have a valid Career and Technical Certificate in these areas.

Early Childhood Development Approach


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.

No Praxis Subject Assessment Requirements


Approaches that don’t require Praxis Subject Assessments (content tests).


Alabama Department of Education