Praxis Requirements

Praxis Policy

MICA's M.A. in Teaching (M.A.T. ) program is a Maryland state-approved program and therefore all graduates must be eligible for certification in the state of Maryland. That eligibility includes passing scores on the Praxis II test.

For more information about teaching certification in the state of Maryland please visit the Maryland State Department of Education's edTPA certification page here.

Praxis Series Test to Pass

Series Test Code and Title
Praxis II 5135: Art: Content & Analysis

Passing Scores Submission Timeline

5-Year B.F.A./M.A.T. Students

  • Praxis II: Passed by first of spring semester, Senior year

2-Year M.A.T. Students

  • Praxis II: Passed by last day of spring semester, the first year

Questions about Praxis?

We suggest current and prospective students review our frequently asked questions page for answers to commonly asked questions.  We are also happy to answer all questions.  Prospective and current graduate students in the 2-year MAT program should contact the MAT Director at or 410-225-4222.  Undergraduates in the 5-year BFA/MAT program should contact the Undergraduate Coordinator for Art Education at or 410-225-2517.