Praxis Information

As of September 1st, 2020, the 5001 Elementary Multiple Subject Praxis test was replace by the 5901 Elementary Triple Subject Bundle test. Please see the table below for specific information on which subtest codes should be used in place of the old subtest codes.

Elementary Multiple Subject test code changes
Test code prior to Spetember 1, 2020 Test code needed after September 1, 2020
5001 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
(test with all four subtests)
5901 Elementary Education: Triple Subject Bundle
(test with all three subtests)
5002 Elementary Education: MS Reading and Language Arts Subtest No longer required for certification
5003 Elementary Education: MS Math Subtest 5903 Elementary Education: TSB- Math Subtest
5004 Elementary Education: MS Social Studies Subtest 5904 Elementary Education: TSB- Social Studies Subtest
5005 Elementary Education: MS Science Subtest 5905 Elementary Education: TSB- Science Subtest
  • Praxis Testing Requirements
    Information on the Praxis testing requirements for the state of Alabama can be found at www.ets.org/praxis/al.
  • Complete listing of Praxis Exam Codes and Scores
    A list of Praxis exams and scores required for each major offered at UNA can be found on the ETS website at https://www.ets.org/praxis/al/al_teacher_ed/.* To view the codes and scores, scroll to the bottom of the page and click the "+" symbol next to the content area you are enrolled in.
    • Alternative Class A GPA exception
      *Note: Not detailed on the ETS site are the alternate score requirements related to the exception for Alternative Class A students' unconditional admission with undergraduate GPA's lower than 2.75. This exception is detailed in Item 1 of the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) memorandum issued on April 17th, 2019 (linked here). The alternate score requirements for Alt A students who qualify for the exception of unconditional admission noted above can be found at https://www.alsde.edu/sec/ea/Policies/Alternate%20Score%20Requirements.pdf.
  • Fee Waivers
    You may be eligible for a fee waiver. If you qualify for a fee waiver, the test fees for one Praxis Subject Assessment may be waived. For more information, visit the following link: https://www.ets.org/praxis/about/fees/fee_waivers/
  • Disability and Language Accommodations
    Visit https://www.ets.org/praxis/register/disabilities/ for information on Disability/ Health-related accommodations
    Visit https://www.ets.org/praxis/register/plne_accommodations/ for Primary Language is Not English accommodations
  • Praxis at Home Testing
    Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, ETS has developed Praxis at Home testing. Information on the requirements for at home testing and the tests which are offered can be found at http://www.ets.org/s/cv/praxis/at-home/.
  • Praxis Study Resources
    Please view some of the resources we have provided by clicking the accordion below. Please visit the ETS website at https://www.ets.org/praxis/prepare/materials/ to view study materials all Praxis exams.


Praxis Subject Assessments

  • Educator Preparation candidates must pass all Praxis Subject Assessments required for their area of certification before student internship.
  • Go to www.ets.org/praxis/about/subject and www.ets.org/praxis/about/subject/content for information regarding test preparation and to view study materials.
  • To register for a Praxis Subject Assessment exam, go to www.ets.org/praxis/register/ or call Praxis Series Customer Service: 1-800-772-9476.
  • Score reports must be sent to UNA (Code 1735) and to the Alabama State Department of Education (Code 7020) directly from ETS.
  • Please make sure you register using the exact name on your Driver's License.

Praxis tests are delivered ON UNA's campus multiple times each semester. For information on upcoming testing dates you may visit University Testing Services, or contact Ms. Kenda Rusevlyan at 256-765-4722 or khrusevlyan@una.edu.


Educator Preparation candidates are responsible for having exam score reports sent to UNA and the ALSDE. If you do not request a score report for these recipients, it will cost you an additional fee with ETS to send at a later date. More information on how to do this can be found at https://www.ets.org/praxis/scores/send.

Request that your score report be sent to UNA 1735 and AL State Department 7020.


See here for a video from the ETS website for valuable information about how to best prepare for your Praxis test: https://www.ets.org/praxis/prepare/webinars/

See here for a video from the ETS website to learn what to expect on the day of your Praxis test: https://www.ets.org/s/praxis/flash/prometric/18204_praxis-prometric-video.html