Required Testing

  • ORELA Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Environment (Required for admission) $130.00 (TCE 219 prepares you for the content of this exam)
  • PRAXIS II: Agriculture OR 0900 (Recommended for admission; Required before full time student teaching and/or eligibility for program scholarships) (paper test - ONLY offered 4 times a year: November, April July and September) $115.00 Sign up at http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/paper/
  • Assessment of Reading, Writing and Math (Required for admission) There are 4 test options currently accepted. Prices range from $85-130
    • California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) Cost: $41 registration; $60 on-line ($101 total) Location: Computer based by appointment at 225 testing centers; Can be re-scheduled no sooner than 45 days, scores must be submitted by student to OSU; http://www.cbest.nesinc.com
    • Washington Educator Skills Tests (WEST-B) Cost: $25 x 3 tests, plus $10 registration fee ($85 total); Location same as CBEST http://www.west.nesinc.com/
    • ORELA Essential Academic Skills (EAS) Cost: ;$100 (for all three subtests) Location: Computer- based, year round at test centers; cannot be retaken for 30 days http://www.orela.nesinc.com/
    • Praxis Core Cost: 1 Test $80, 2 Tests $120, 3 Tests $160, Combined Test $130 + registration fee; Location: Year round at testing centers by appointment Scheduling - may be taken once every 30 days http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/