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
All MoGEA adminisitration sessions open at 9 AM and close at 2 PM. Individual test times within the session may vary; please refer to your exam confirmation for exact times.
All MoGEA administration sessions are administered at the University Testing Center, Meyer Library, Lower Level, Room 010.
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- 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 the paraprofessional exam, 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:
- Identification: 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.
- Proof of Payment: You must bring either a PRINTED copy of your sitting fee receipt or be able to show it on your phone or other personal device.
What NOT to Bring to the Exam:
- 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
- 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.
Contact the testing company to request test accommodations.
Contact the Testing Center at (417) 836-6417if you have any questions.