Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)

This test replaces the C-Base exam and is required for all BSED and BME teacher education candidates. The MoGEA must be passed prior to admission to the Teacher Education program. Complete MoGEA testing information can be found on the Teacher Certification Office website.

The deadline for registration for all MoGEA administrations is NO LATER THAN 2 business days prior to the desired exam date. You must have registered for the exam in advance, and provide proof of payment for the sitting fee when you arrive for the exam.  A valid photo ID is also required. If you cannot meet all three of these conditions, you will not be able to sit for the exam

Test Dates and Locations

Date Time Location
Friday, May 19, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Friday, June 16, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Thursday, July 6, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Friday, July 14, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Thursday, August 3, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Friday, August 11, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010
Friday, August 25, 2017 9:00 AM University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010

Registration

  • Examinees may take the test in its entirety or in individual sections.
  • Payment is a two-step process:
    • Step 1: Register online via the MoGEA website for the exam. Click on the "Register" tab at the top of the page, and create an account to register.  The fee is $49 if you are taking the entire battery of four exams or $25 for each subtest. 
    • Step 2: Pay the appropriate sitting fee through our online payment system. The sitting fee is $30.00 if you are taking the entire battery of four exams, or $25.00 for each subtest.
  • Both fees must be paid prior to testing. 
  • If you miss your test date and must register again, contact customer service at 413-256-7015, select option 9. Customer service will advise you how to proceed.

What to Bring to the Exam:

  • You must bring proper identification with you to the Testing Center. Your identification must be a current, government-issued identification printed in English, in the name in which you registered, bearing your photograph and signature. Copies will not be accepted. Acceptable forms of government-issued identification include photo-bearing driver's licenses and passports. The Department of Motor Vehicles provides acceptable photo-bearing identification cards for individuals who do not have a driver's license. Student IDs are not allowed.

 What NOT to Bring to the Exam:

  • CELL PHONES

  • A calculator - NOTE: an on-screen 4-function calculator and a formulas page are provided for the Mathematics subtest
  • Tobacco products of any kind
  • Visitors (for example, relatives, children, and friends)
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Personal items, such as watches, wallets, and purses, will be stored in a designated area
  • The following items, considered prohibited aids, will be stored in a designated area:
    • Electronic communication devices, visual or audio recording or listening devices, or any device with an on/off option, including, but not limited to, MP3 players, PDAs, pagers, computers, CDs, removable storage devices, calculator watches, clocks or watches with alarms, spellcheckers, etc.
    • Unauthorized calculators and calculator manuals
    • Handwritten or printed materials, such as dictionaries, notebooks, scratch paper, textbooks, etc.
    • Packages and bags of any kind, such a backpacks, briefcases, etc.
    • Hats or headwear, except those worn for religious or medical purposes
    • Food and drink, including chewing gum
    • Unauthorized aids, such as slide rules, rulers, translation aids, highlighters, etc.
    • Unauthorized medical devices, such as inhalers, Epinephrine injections, etc., unless prior approval has been obtained

Test Results

  • MoGEA passing scores are set by the Missouri State Board of Education; examinees must pass all five subtests
  • Passing scores are:
    • English - 186
    • Writing - 167
    • Math - 183
    • Science and Social Studies - 183
  • Individual educational institutions may establish their own passing scores, which could be higher than those set by the Missouri State Board of Education. Examinees are encouraged to contact their respective institution to determine scores needed for passing.  NOTE: Passing scores are provided for informational purposes only, and are subject to change. Please contact the Missouri State Board of Education for additional information. 

Accommodations

Contact the testing company to request test accommodations. 

Questions?

Contact the Testing Center at (417) 836-6417if you have any questions.