Teacher Education Entrance and Exit Exams

**Please note: the last day to take the MoGEA and the MoCA is June 23, 2024, however some tests have different dates. Check the MEGA website by clicking on your content area assessment and looking at the top for the last available date. For example, the last day for the Chinese, French, and German MoCA is March 17, 2024 and the last day for the Spanish MoCA is May 12, 2024.

Starting July 1, 2024, the Praxis tests will replace the MoGEA and MoCA requirement. Details coming soon. All passing MoGEA and MoCA scores will continue
to be accepted for certification.**
An entrance exam is required for all undergraduate teacher certification programs. Click here to learn about the different entrance exam options.
All students seeking teacher, student services, or administrative certifications must earn a passing score on the appropriate content assessment. The MoCA must be attempted prior to student teaching (some programs require that it be passed prior to student teaching).

Students who meet certain criteria are eligible for a partial fee waiver when registering for the MEGA Assessments (MoGEA & MoCAs). For more information, visit the MoGEA and MoCA Fee Waiver website.