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Teacher and Administrator Certification

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)

The MTTC Professional Readiness Exam (#96) and at least one Subject Area Test is required to earn teacher certification in the state of Michigan. MTTC Subject Area tests appropriate for WMU elementary and secondary majors and minors. Official MTTC Results must be sent directly to WMU from the testing company.

Student Testing

Test Schedule and Registration Information for 2014-15

You must choose a testing center and date from the options available through the MTTC.

Students who need accommodations because of a documented disability, must register early and should review MTTC alternative testing policies.


Information from the MTTC about test objectives/content, study guides, practice tests, and information on testing centers.

Professional Readiness Examination (PRE #96)

WMU teacher education candidates must pass the PRE prior to admission to the upper professional level in any teaching program. The PRE consists of three subjects: Mathematics, Reading, and Writing. ACT or MME scores may be used to meet PRE requirements. More details on the PRE, including practice materials, resources, and ACT/MME scores.

Subject Area Exams

The MTTC subject area exam must be passed in at least the major endorsement areas in order to earn Michigan teacher certification. More details on the Subject Area Exams.