Testing Office

Praxis Exam Information

NEW Praxis exams dates available for March & April see below for details

Location Notice:

Beginning April 2014, we will be offering additional seating for examinees.

When registering for your exam you will see two centers for HU, Center # STN12053A will be given in the Testing Office England/Pryor Science Room 114. We have private booths available for examinees. Center # STN12053B will be located in  England/Pryor Science Room 207, a computer lab we use on Saturday sessions. Praxis exams will be available in computer-based format during the testing windows each month. We provide morning, afternoon and Saturday testing sessions during those dates. If you cannot find a seat at HU while registering online with ETS, please call the office and we will assist you scheduling you exam.

Praxis Exams:    

Students take Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined # 5751 as a requirement to enter the College of Education undergraduate program. This exam is offered in computer-based format only. See available testing windows below and more information below.

Test Code          Exam Title

5751                 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined

If you do not pass a specific section of your Praxis I exam, you must re-take that section of the exam, see below:

5712                Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

5722                Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

5732                Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics

Praxis II : Examinees take Praxis II exams for licensure. The exam required will depend on the  type of license desired, see link below. Praxis II exams are offered in paper-based or computer-based format, dependng on the specific exam. Please use the link below to determine which exam you will need to take.

Overview of Arkansas Testing Requirements: Click Here

Computer-Based Exam Dates this semester:

Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined

March 17 thru March 22nd

Praxis II & CORE exams:

April 2nd           thru       April 19th

May 12th          thru        May 24th

June 16th         thru         June 21st

July 14th          thru         July 26th

August 4th        thru         August 16th

Praxis Paper-Based Exam Dates:

June 7, 2014

Language Exam Dates:

February 24th  thru    March 1st

April 28th          thru    May 3rd

Praxis Registration Instructions:


Go to the ETS- Praxis website www.ets.org/praxis

Click Sign in-   If you have an existing account, use your username and password to sign in. If you do not already have an account, select “create account” and follow directions on the screen.

Select “Register for a test” and continue on the bottom right. Under "Find your Test" Choose the first option to search by state. This option will display the list of exams accepted by the Arkansas State Department of Education. Select Arkansas from the first drop down box, Arkansas State Dept Education in the second drop down box and search.

For Computer Tests:

Select your test(s), scroll to the bottom of the page and continue.

Schedule computer test(s) Search by zip code or state and select Harding University  from list

Select date on the left side and then available time on right Confirm selected time and date

For Paper Tests:

Select your test(s), scroll to the bottom of the page and continue.

Schedule paper test(s) If options are available, the next page will give you choices for test time. Select the time you want and continue.

Choose your date and continue. Search for test center by zip code or state and select

Fill out the schools to which you wish to send your scores (*NOTE: just because you take the test at Harding University does not mean your test scores will automatically be sent here. Make sure to add Harding to the list of schools to send scores to)

Pay for the exam and print your admission ticket.

 **You must bring a photo ID such as a driver’s license or passport. Your name on your ID must match exactly as listed on your Praxis registration ticket.

Praxis Study Material  Click here

Paper-Based Test Centers and Dates 2013-14 Click Here

Praxis Refund Policy: Click Here


January & February


January 28 (Monday) – February 9 (Saturday), 2013


5235                Biology: Content Knowledge

5101                Business Education: Content Knowledge

5022                Early Childhood: Content Knowledge

5571                Earth and Space Science: Content Knowledge

5044                English Language, Literature, and Composition: Content and Analysis

5856                Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge

5311                Library Media Specialist


5061                Mathematics: Content Knowledge (Graphing calculator required)

5145                Middle School: Multiples Subjects (Calculator allowed)

5142                Middle School: English Language Arts Subtest

5143                Middle School: Math Subtest (calculator allowed)

5144                Middle School: Social Studies Subtest

5145                Middle School: Science Subtest (calculator allowed)

5113                Music: Content Knowledge


5621                Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood

5623                Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5-9

5624                Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12

5421                Professional School Counselor

5301                Reading Specialist

5086                Social Studies: Content and Interpretation

5354                Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications

5330                Speech- Language Pathology




February 4 (Monday) –February 9 (Saturday), 2013


6011                School Leaders Licensure Assessment SLLA

6021                School Superintendent Assessment SSA


February 11 (Monday) –February 16 (Saturday), 2013

5174                French: World Language

5183                German: World Language

5195                Spanish: World Language

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