Licensure Test Requirements

Agricultural Education

  • N/A

Business & Marketing Education

Curriculum-Instructional Specialist

Elementary Education

For Elementary Education majors, the North Carolina Foundations of Reading and General Curriculum Tests fulfill the Praxis II requirement for all licensure candidates. For more information about these tests, please click the subject area below:

Elementary Education Testing Requirements

As of September 4, 2014, the N.C. State Board of Education adopted passing scores for the new Elementary and Special Education: General Curriculum licensure exams effective Oct. 1, 2014.  The scores will expire in two years, at which time, the SBE will revisit the minimum score requirements.

  • Passing Scores
    • Foundations of Reading – 229
    • General Curriculum: Mathematics – 227

English as a Second Language

Foreign Language Education

Middle Grades Language Arts & Social Studies

Middle Grades Mathematics

Middle Grades Science

Reading (Graduate Level)

School Counselor

School Psychologist

Secondary English

Secondary Mathematics

Secondary Science

Secondary Social Studies

Special Education

Technology Education


The full list of North Carolina required tests can be found here: