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Frequently Asked Questions
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What tests am I required to take for a Massachusetts educator license?
Do I have to take the tests before I apply for a license?
Do I have to apply separately for my license?
If I apply for licensure in Massachusetts after having prepared in another state, do I have to take the MTEL?
Am I required to pass a test more than once?
Are alternative testing arrangements provided?
Do I need a social security number to register for the tests?
What if I don't pass?
Is there any way to have the test requirement waived?
How can I get a copy of my score report?
Can I view the test?
Last Updated: June 15, 2016
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