In accordance with our goal of cultivating teachers who are competent in subject matter, the Colorado Mesa University Center for Teacher Education (CTE) requires content testing prior to program admission and prior to beginning student teaching. When initially applying to the Teacher Education program, undergraduate students must submit a copy of their official Praxis CORE Writing score report (Praxis exam: 5723).

Praxis Testing Offered at-Home, at CMU, or Offsite:

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Required Content/Licensure Testing

Content testing is required for state licensure. Students are required to take their Praxis content exam prior to student teaching, usually prior to their SENIOR year. Learn more about licensure content testing at: