Praxis Information

Post-Baccalaureate students are only required to take Art: Content Knowledge and Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge (codes listed below).

BFA students must take all three Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST exams) Reading, Writing and Math, in addition to Art: Content Knowledge and Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge (codes listed below). The PPST exams must be taken before entering the second semester of your junior year in the Art Education Program.

Students must meet specific requirements in order to qualify for K-12 certification credentials, from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The basic requirements include:

  • Satisfactory performance on Praxis Examinations including PPST (above) and Art Content and Fundamental Subjects.
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Tests and Codes

  • PPST Mathematics 5730
  • PPST Reading 5710
  • PPST Writing 5720
  • Art: Content Knowledge 0134
  • Fundamental Subjects: Content Knowledge 0511

For information on testing dates and sites go to www.ets.org