MTTC – Practice Test & Information [Updated 2018]
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Test-Specific Information and Breakdowns
- Elementary Education
- Language Arts (Elementary)
- Mathematics (Elementary)
- Mathematics (Secondary)
- Integrated Science (Elementary)
- Social Studies (Elementary)
- Social Studies (Secondary)
MTTC information obtained from the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification website: http://www.mttc.nesinc.com/Home.aspx
Frequently Asked Questions: Dates, Fees, & More
What are the MTTC exams?
MTTC stands for Michigan Test for Teacher Certification. Prospective teachers in Michigan are required to pass specific MTTC exams before obtaining certification.
The MTTC exams are created and administered by Pearson.
Who takes a MTTC exam?
Any person seeking educator certification in Michigan must take and pass the necessary MTTC exams. Current Michigan educators wishing to add an additional endorsement to their license must also pass the appropriate MTTC exams.
To see which MTTC exams you need to take, click here.
When and where do I take a MTTC exam?
Most MTTC exams are offered year-round at various times and locations.
For more information about test dates and sites, click here.
What are the MTTC test fees?
MTTC test fees vary by exam.
For exam-specific test fees, click here.
How are MTTC exams structured?
MTTC exams are computer-based tests (CBT). All of the exams are multiple-choice, but a few also include some constructed-response questions.
What do I need to bring to the test center?
You must bring one current, government-issued ID document (with your photograph and signature) in English. Make sure your name on your identification matches the name in which you registered.
How long are the MTTC exams?
Session length varies by exam.
For exam-specific session lengths, click here.
Can I use a calculator on a MTTC exam?
Some MTTC exams allow you to bring a graphing calculator.
What are the testing policies for the MTTC exams?
The testing policies for the MTTC vary by exam. Take a look at your specific exam here.
How are the MTTC exams scored?
Each test is scored on a scale from 100 to 300, with a passing score of 220.
To see score release dates, click here.
Most scores are released within 6 weeks of testing.
How do I pass a MTTC exam?
To pass an MTTC exam, you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know. The best way is to review the 240Tutoring test breakdown materials and practice questions. Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.
Can I retake a MTTC exam?
Yes, you can retake a MTTC exam, but you have to wait 30 days in between testing sessions.
How do I register for a MTTC exam?
You can register online for a MTTC exam right here.
MTTC Practice Test and Study Material
You have access to very basic preparation materials through Pearson; however, these materials are very limited and do not address the exam content in depth (which is what you need to be successful). Take a look at those materials here.
For more thorough preparation, use trusted resources like 240Tutoring to learn and explore content, review practice questions, and take full-length practice exams.