Teacher Licensure Exam

About the Teacher Licensure Exams

In order to become a licensed teacher you must meet the required test scores for the following exam requirements:

  • Basic Skills Testing Requirement [Reading, Writing & Math]
  • MTLE Content Exams
  • MTLE Pedagogy Exams

Teacher Licensure Testing Pathway to Licensure:  Teacher Licensure Testing Pathway

As you navigate through your teacher education program you will complete a series of exams required for MN licensure. 

Exams required by major

Contact Information:

Minnesota  Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board
1021 Bandana Blvd. E., Suite 222
St. Paul, MN 55108-5111 
[email protected]
UMD Department of Education
150 EduE
(218) 726-7233
[email protected]
MTLE Program
For information about registration, testing and scoring
Evaluation Systems - Pearson
P.O. Box 660
Amherst, MA 01004(413) 256-2887 or
(800) 557-3759
Fax: (413) 256-7073

Pearson VUE
For information about scheduling computer-based testing appointments:(877) 489-4080
(includes live chat and email options)