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Below are tests organized by the Assessment Office. Click to expand and show test information and dates.
Do you need assistance preparing for an exam? Visit the LearningExpressLibrary to access study material or contact the Talent Development Center.
The MoGEA is the exam that determines acceptance into the college of education.
Visit the following link to REGISTER & SCHEDULE your MoGEA or for more information: http://www.mo.nesinc.com/.
To REGISTER AND SCHEDULE
Students will receive an email from the Northwest Assessment Office or Elizabeth Mason regarding how to pay proctoring fees via our online store. Proctoring fees should be paid before testing day. There will be a $5 proctoring fee for each subtest/scheduled hour of testing.
You may contact the Assessment Office with questions at 660.562.1452.
Missouri Content Assessments are required for completion of the teacher education program and certification in Missouri.
To determine which Missouri Content Assessment(s) you must take please contact your advisor or the TESS office (Administration Building 348, 660.562.1189)
For more information about the You may contact the Assessment Office with questions at 660.562.1452 or the customer service for the MoCA program at 800.215.0996.
The following is a list of test dates:
|September 10, 2016||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|October 22, 2016||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|December 10, 2016||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|February 11, 2017||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|April 8, 2017||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|June 10, 2017||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
The following is a list of test dates:
|October 1, 2016||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|December 3, 2016||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
|May 6, 2017||8 AM||Garrett-Strong 2nd Floor|
High School Equivalency testing is held at the Northwest Technical School in Maryville, MO. For further information, you may contact:
Northwest Technical School
1515 South Munn
Maryville, MO 64468
For information regarding high school equivalency test preparation contact:
Adult Basic Education
This test is administered to all students as they reach 60 credit hours. This test covers questions from four broad academic areas: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics.
Students are required to take this exam in order to pre-register for classes. In addition, participation and minimum achievements may be required of students in certain programs. Check with your major advisor.
Students who are education majors are required to take the MoGEA in lieu of the Assessment of Core Proficiencies.
For information about accommodations for students with disabilities, please contact the Assessment Office. You will need a copy of your LAP/S letter.
Some majors and departments require students in their senior year to take a Major Field Test. The test will encompass questions related to specific majors. There are two types of tests given depending on the major.
Your exam will typically be scheduled through your senior seminar or capstone course. Please talk to your advisor or department chair if you have any questions or concerns about your MFT. Please contact the professor of your senior seminar or capstone course to make arrangements for your MFT. They will have you coordinate with the Assessment Center and Proctoring Center. You will need a copy of your LAP/S letter when requesting accommodations.
The PRAXIS is used to award teaching licensure FOR STATES OTHER THAN MISSOURI. Northwest will begin offering computer-based PRAXIS tests for those we need to take it for certification in other states. See registration deadlines and guidelines at http://www.ets.org/praxis/about/
Tests such as those given for teacher accreditation in other states, testing for other institutions, scholarship applications, or employment purposes, etc.
Cost: Typically the fee is $35, however, the cost varies depending upon test administered.
Northwest Missouri State University belongs to KC REACHE, an alliance of Kansas City area colleges and universities. KC REACHE colleges and universities have opened their testing centers to all KC REACHE students. If your online instructor requires you to go to campus to take exams, you can utilize a testing center nearest you by taking your exam at another member campus.
Visit www.kcreache.org to find out how you can take advantage of these privileges.