Oklahoma Teacher Certification is based on Competency Testing 

You must pass the following three competency tests before applying for Oklahoma teacher certification:

OGET – Oklahoma General Education Test

Required for admission to SNU Educator Preparation Program

OGET should be taken during sophomore year

OSAT – Oklahoma Subject Area Test

You must take this test in the subject area of your major, i.e. elementary education, early childhood education, science education, music education, etc. Check with your advisor for guidance re: which OSAT you should take.

NOTE: OSAT should be taken during final semester of methods classes.

OPTE – Oklahoma Professional Teaching Examination

You must take 1 of 2 tests according to grade level - either PK-8 or 6-12. Check with your advisor for guidance re: which OPTE you should take.) NOTE: OPTE should be taken during student teaching

FOR MORE INFORMATION: (Certification Testing Registration/Information) (Office of Educational Quality and Accountability)

NOTE: ALWAYS check with your advisor BEFORE registering for any tests.