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Licensure Pass Rates: Undergraduate & Graduate Programs

View Praxis pass rates of Mississippi College Teacher Education and Leadership graduates

Licensure Pass Rates: Undergraduate & Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs: Elementary Education 

From 2016-2020, most candidates from MC have been awarded state licensure based on Praxis II Elementary Education (K-6): Content Area and Principles of Learning & Teaching (K-6) exams, exceeding the state and national accreditation requirement of 80%. Teacher candidates at MC are not required to pass the Praxis II to complete the degree program, but the exam is required for state licensure. Below are the most recent pass rates for program completers. 

* Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) implemented a testing waiver for all educator licensure testing beginning in Spring 2020 through December 31, 2021. Candidate test data below for 2019-2020 only reflects those students who registered for the specific licensure exam prior to the MDE testing waiver. 

Elementary Education (K-6): Content Area (CIA, 5017)
Praxis II Exam Results

  2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020*
Number of Completers Taking Test N=31 N=33 N=34 N=15*
Pass Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%

Elementary Education (K-6): Principles of Learning & Teaching (PLT, 5622)
Praxis II Exam Results

  2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020*

Number of

Completers

Taking Test

N=31 N=33 N=34 N=16*
Pass Rates 100% 100% 100% 100%

Elementary Education (K-6): Foundations of Reading Exam Results

  2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020*

Number of

Completers

Taking Test

N=32 N=33 N=35 N=18*
Pass Rates 100% 97% 91% 94%

Undergraduate Programs: Secondary Content (7-12) & Specialized Subject (K-12) Areas 

From 2016-2020, most candidates have been awarded state licensure based on Praxis II exams.

* Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) implemented a testing waiver for all educator licensure testing beginning in Spring 2020 through December 31, 2021. Candidate test data below for 2019-2020 only reflects those students who registered for the specific licensure exam prior to the MDE testing waiver. 

Secondary Content (7-12) & Specialized Subject Area Education (K-12) Content Area
Praxis II Exam Results

CONTENT AREA

(N= Number of Completers Taking Test)

2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020*

Art Education (K-12)

Exam 5134: Art Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=1)

N/A

(N=0)

100%

(N=3)

N/A*

(N=0)

Biology Education (7-12)

Exam 5235: Biology Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=2)

100%

(N=1)

100%

(N-1)

100%*

(N=1)

Chemistry Education (7-12)

Exam 5245: Chemistry Content

Pass Rates

N/A

(N=0)

N/A

(N=0)

N/A

(N=0)

100%*

(N=1)

English Education (7-12)

Exam 5038: English Language Arts Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=3)

100%

(N=4)

100%

(N=5)

N/A*

(N=0)

Physical Education (K-12)

Exam 5091: Physical Education Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=3)

N/A

100%

(N=2)

100%*

(N=2)

Mathematics Education (7-12)

Exam 5161: Mathematics Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=2)

100%

(N=1)

100%

(N=2)

100%*

(N=3)

Music Education (K-12)

Exam 5113: Music Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=5)

100%

(N=6)

100%

(N=1)

89%*

(N=9)

Social Studies Education (7-12)

Exam 5081: Social Studies Content

Pass Rates

100%

(N=4)

100%

(N=5)

100%

(N=3)

100%*

(N=2)

Secondary Content (7-12) and Specialized Subject Area Education (K-12) Principles of Learning & Teaching (PLT, 5624) 
Praxis II Exam Results

CONTENT AREA

(N= Number of Completers Taking Test)

2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020*

Art Education (K-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=1)

N/A

(N=0)

100%

(N=3)

N/A*

(N=0)

Biology Education (7-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=2)

100%

(N=1)

100%

(N=1)

N/A*

(N=0)

Chemistry Education (7-12)

Pass Rates

N/A

(N=0)

N/A

(N=0)

N/A

(N=0)

100%*

(N=1)

English Education (7-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=3)

100%

(N=4)

100%

(N=5)

N/A*

(N=0)

Physical Education (K-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=3)

N/A

100%

(N=2)

100%*

(N=1)

Mathematics Education (7-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=2)

100%

(N=1)

100%

(N=2)

100%*

(N=2)

Music Education (K-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=5)

100%

(N=6)

100%

(N=1)

100%*

(N=8)

Social Studies Education (7-12)

Pass Rates

100%

(N=4)

100%

(N=5)

100%

(N=3)

100%*

N=3

Graduate Programs: Educational Leadership (M.Ed. & Ed.S.)

Educational Leadership School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) Results 

The SLLA exam is required for all candidates in the M.Ed. and Ed.S. Educational Leadership graduate programs seeking an endorsement in Administration and School Leadership with the state of Mississippi. Prior to 09/01/2018 the test number was SLLA 6011 and the passing score for Mississippi was 169. As of 09/01/2018 the test number is SLLA 6990 and the passing score for Mississippi is 151.

* Please Note: Due to COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) implemented a testing waiver for all educator licensure testing beginning in Spring 2020 through December 31, 2021. Candidate test data below for 2019-2020 only reflects those students who registered for the specific licensure exam prior to the MDE testing waiver. 

School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA) Results for MC

  2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020*
Number of 
Completers

Taking Test

N=13 N=26 N=27

N=24

Pass Rates
72% 81% 93% 88%*