Secondary Education - MTTC

MICHIGAN TEST FOR TEACHER CERTIFICATION (MTTC)
NATIONAL EVALUATION SYSTEMS
(413) 256.2876 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays (eastern time)
1-800-823-9225 (automated information system - available 24 hours a day)
www.mttc.nesinc.com


MTTC Tests Required for Secondary Level Teacher Certification

Basic Skills Tests in Reading, Writing, and Math - Must be taken and successfully completed prior to filing an application to the Secondary Teacher Education Program. Applications for the program are accepted during the months of September for the following Winter Semester and January for the following Fall Semester. Please Note: The MTTC Basic Skills Test is now called the MTTC Professional Readiness Examination.

Candidates seeking secondary certification must successfully complete a content area major and minor or two content area majors to be eligible for certification. SVSU is currently approved to certify candidates in the following areas:

Content Area Majors - It is strongly recommended that the MTTC test(s) be taken after successful completion of all required courses for the major(s).

Please Note: Secondary education majors seeking a Special Education endorsement in Austism Spectrum Disorder, Cognitive Impairment, or Emotionally Impaired must take the related MTTC test as well as the Elementary Education MTTC test to be certified K-12.

Content Area Majors
Take MTTC Test
Test Code
Endorsement Code

Biology Education
Study Guide (263kB)Study Guide (263kB)

Biology

Biology Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (39kB)

017

DA

Chemistry Education
Study Guide (448kB)

Chemistry

Chemistry Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (37kB)

018

DC

Speech
(Communication & Theatre)
Study Guide (299kB)

Speech

Speech Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (53kB) Note: Do not take the Communication Arts test.

004

BD

English Education
Study Guide (260kB)

English

English Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (41kB)
Note: Do not take the Language Arts test.

002

BA

French Education
Study Guide (306kB)

French

French Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (36kB)

023

FA

MTTC History Study Guide 2013 (412kB)

History

History Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (52kB)

009

CC

Industrial Technology
Study Guide (219kB)
Industrial Technology

087

IX

Mathematics Education
Study Guide (309kB)

Mathematics (Secondary)

Math Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (34kB)

022

EX

Music Education
Study Guide (185kB)

Music

Music MTTC Course Alignment Guide (40kB)

099

JQ

Physical Education
Study Guide (232kB)

Physical Education

PE Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (41kB)

044

MB

Physics Education
Study Guide (357kB)

Physics

Physics Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (30kB)

019

DE

Spanish Education
Study Guide (303kB)

Spanish

Spanish Major MTTC Course Alignment Guide (40kB)

028

FF

Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASD MTTC Study Guide (286kB)

Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASD MTTC Course Alignment Guide (41kB)

064

SV

Cognitive Impairment

CI MTTC Study Guide (249kB)

Cognitive Impairment

CI MTTC Course Alignment Guide (39kB)

056 SA

Emotional Impairment

EI MTTC Study Guide (295kB)

Emotional Impairment

EI MTTC Course Alignment Guide (40kB)

059 SE
Visual Arts Education
Study Guide (1,535kB)

Visual Arts Education

Visual Arts MTTC Course Alignment Guide (47kB)

095 LQ


Content Area Minors
 - It is strongly recommended that the MTTC test(s) be taken after successful completion of all required courses for the minor(s)

Content Area Minors
Take MTTC Test
Test Code
Endorsement Code
Biology Education
Study Guide (263kB)

Biology

Biology Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (37kB)

017

DA

Chemistry Education
Study Guide (448kB)

Chemistry

Chemistry Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (35kB)

018

DC

Speech
(Communication & Theatre)
Study Guide (299kB)

Speech

MTTC Course Alignment Guide Coming Soon!
Note: Do not take the Communication Arts test.

004

BD

MTTC Economics Study Guide 2013 (372kB)

Economics

Economics Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (35kB)

007

CA

English Education
Study Guide (260kB)

English

English Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (41kB)
Note: Do not take the Language Arts test.

002

BA

French Education
Study Guide (306kB)

French

French Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (36kB)

023

FA

MTTC Geography Study Guide 2013 (485kB)

Geography

Geography Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (50kB)

008

CB

MTTC History Study Guide 2013 (412kB)

History

History Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (50kB)

009

CC

Mathematics Education
Study Guide (309kB)

Mathematics (Secondary)

Math Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (37kB)

022

EX

Physical Education
Study Guide (232kB)

Physical Education

PE Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (38kB)

044

MB

Physics Education
Study Guide (357kB)

Physics

Physics Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (35kB)

019

DE

MTTC Political Science Study Guide 2013 (342kB)

Political Science

Political Science Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (48kB)

010

CD

Spanish Education
Study Guide (303kB)

Spanish

Spanish Minor MTTC Course Alignment Guide (36kB)

028

FF

*Offered as a minor only.

Additional Endorsements - Candidates who have opted to work on an additional endorsement area must complete the corresponding MTTC test to add the subject area to their initial teaching certificate. It is highly recommended that the test be taken after successful completion of all required coursework.

Additional Endorsement Area Tests
Take MTTC Test
Test Code
Endorsement Code
Computer Science
Study Guide (250kB)
Computer Science

050

NR

English as a Second Language
Study Guide (255kB)
English as a Second Language

086

NS

MTTC Social Studies Elem Study Guide 2013 (363kB) Social Studies

084

RX


MTTC ON-LINE
On-line registration for MTTC is available at www.mttc.nesinc.com. Registrations must be received on-line by 5:00 p.m. (eastern time) on the registration dates listed in the registration bulletin. The registration bulletin is available on-line in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. Please refer to the bulletin for additional information about location of test(s), preparing for the test(s); what to expect the day of the test(s), test objectives, and practice questions for the MTTC Basic Skills Tests.

MTTC tests are offered five times a year (October, November, January, April, July). Candidates will receive a score report approximately one month after the test has been taken. It is important that candidates maintain their original copy of the score report in a secure file for easy access. If the score report is misplaced, candidates will have to request a new copy from National Evaluation Systems, Inc. which administers the test. It takes approximately six to eight weeks.

MTTC TEST PREPARATION VIDEO


REPORTING SCORES TO SVSU
A photo copy of the score report for the MTTC Basic Skills Tests must be submitted with the application for admission to the Secondary Teacher Education Program.

A photo copy of the score report for each subject area major and minor must be submitted with the application for secondary teacher certification at the end of student teaching.

MTTC ANNUAL PASS RATES FOR SVSU

MTTC THREE YEAR PASS RATE SUMMARY