Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) is a series of requirements for Michigan teacher certification. The tests are designed to ensure that each certified teacher has the necessary basic skills and content knowledge to serve in Michigan schools.

Official evidence of passing scores must be reported directly to College of Education, Health, and Human Services by the test administrator. Please select electronic delivery to the University of Michigan-Dearborn when you register for your test date(s).

Test scores cannot be hand-delivered or emailed by the student to the College of Education, Health, and Human Services.

Types of MTTC Exams

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) - Replaced PRE

Per recommendation communicated by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) on Friday, October 5, 2018, students are no longer required to take the SAT or a Basic Skills examination to take methods courses (EDD) or student teach. 

Elementary Certification Exam Undergraduate and post-degree elementary education students must pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification - Elementary Education Exam prior to the student teaching application deadline for the semester in which they are applying to student teach (April 1 for Fall, October 1 for Winter).
Secondary Certification Exam Undergraduate, post-degree and Master of Arts in Teaching students must pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification in their subject major and subject minor prior to the student teaching application deadline for the semester in which they are applying to student teach (April 1 for Fall, October 1 for Winter).

 

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