Test Scores and Licensure

Praxis/ACT/GRE Requirements

The Praxis tests measure teacher candidates' knowledge and skills, are used for licensing and certification processes. The ACT (originally American College Test) is a standardized college readiness assessment. The GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) is a standardized test, generally required for admission to most U.S. graduate schools.



  • Composite 24
  • Reading 22
  • Math 22
  • Writing (English/writing) 22

GRE for Graduate Students

  • Verbal 142
  • Quantitative 142
  • Writing 3.5
  • Source — U of A Office of Teacher Education — Always check this link for the latest information

Praxis II (Business Technology Education concentration)

  • Test Code 5101
  • Qualifying Score 154

Praxis II (Family and Consumer Science concentration)

  • Test Code 5122
  • Qualifying Score 153

Praxis II Principles of Learning and Teaching (for Business Technology Education and Family & Consumer Science concentrations)