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Secondary Education - MTTC

MICHIGAN TEST FOR TEACHER CERTIFICATION (MTTC)
NATIONAL EVALUATION SYSTEMS
(413) 256.2876 - 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. weekdays (EST) and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST)
1-800-823-9225 (automated information system - available 24 hours a day)
www.mttc.nesinc.com

MTTC Tests Required for Secondary Level Teacher Certification

Teacher candidates seeking secondary certification must successfully complete a content area major and minor or two content area majors to be eligible for certification. It is strongly recommended that the MTTC test(s) be taken after successful completion of all required courses for the teacher candidate's major(s) and minor(s).  Please Note: Secondary education majors seeking a Special Education endorsement in Austism Spectrum Disorder or Cognitive Impairment must take the related MTTC test as well as the Elementary Education MTTC test to be certified K-12.

SVSU is currently approved to certify teacher candidates in the following areas:

Content Area Tests
Take MTTC Test
Test Code
Endorsement Code

Autism Spectrum Disorder        

Autism Spectrum Disorder

064

SV

Biology Education

Biology

017

DA

Chemistry Education

Chemistry

018

DC

Cognitive Impairment

Cognitive Impairment

056

SA

Economics Education*

Economics

007

CA

English Education

English
Note: Do not take the Language Arts test

002

BA

French Education

French

023

FA

Geography Education* Geography

008

CB

History Education History

009

CC

Industrial Technology Industrial Technology

087

IX

Integrated Science

Integrated Science (Secondary)

094

DI

Mathematics Education

Mathematics (Secondary)

022

EX

Music Education

Music

099

JQ

Physical Education

Physical Education

044

MB

Physics Education

Physics

019

DE

Political Science*

Political Science

010

CD

Spanish Education

Spanish

028

FF

Speech
(Communication & Theatre)

Speech
Note: Do not take the Communication Arts test

004 BD
Visual Arts Education

Visual Arts Education

095 LQ


*Offered as a minor only.

Additional Endorsements - Teacher 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 Computer Science

050

NR

English as a Second Language English as a Second Language

086

NS

Social Studies Social Studies (Secondary)

084

RX


MTTC ON-LINE
Online registration for the MTTC is available at www.mttc.nesinc.com. Please refer to the MTTC website for additional information on location of test(s), preparing to take the test(s), what to expect the day of the test(s), see test objectives, and obtain information on requesting alternative testing arrangements.

MTTC content area tests are offered in a paper-based and computer-based format throughout the year. Teacher candidates will receive a score report approximately one month after the test has been taken. It is important that the teacher candidate maintain the original copy of their score report in a secure file for easy access. If the score report is misplaced, teacher candidates will have to request a new copy from National Evaluation Systems, Inc. which administers the test.

INTERACTIVE PRACTICE TESTS

MTTC TEST PREPARATION VIDEO


REPORTING SCORES TO SVSU
MTTC test results must be submitted to SVSU electronically; select institution code #24 when registering to take the test to ensure that SVSU receives the test results.