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To be prepared for student teaching, all teacher candidates must submit passing scores for state-approved content area licensure exams prior to the start of their internship semester.

For information on required content exams, cut scores, and study materials, click on an endorsement area below.

Praxis Subject Exam Registration

  • Register through the ETS website
  • Colorado's agency code: 7040
  • Recipient code for CMU: 4484
  • The code for the test center located at Colorado Mesa University: 5307Praxis Testing Offered at-Home, at CMU, or Offsite:

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Colorado Department of Education Licensure Information

Praxis CORE

(Undergraduate Students ONLY)

If you are applying to the Teacher Education program after taking EDUC 115/215, you must take the Praxis CORE and be admitted to teacher education prior to taking 300-level or higher EDUC classes. To learn more about taking Praxis Core see our CTE Admission Testing page. To learn more about applying to Teacher Ed, see How to Apply.