COMPUTER-BASED TESTING

The following MTEL tests are offered only on computer:

  • Biology (13)
  • Chemistry (12)
  • Communication and Literacy Skills (01): reading subtest
  • Communication and Literacy Skills (01): writing subtest
  • Dance (46)
  • Early Childhood (02)
  • Earth Science (14)
  • English (07)
  • English as a Second Language (54)
  • Foundations of Reading (90)
  • General Curriculum (03): mathematics subtest
  • General Curriculum (03): multi-subject subtest
  • General Science (10)
  • History (06)
  • Mathematics (09)
  • Mathematics (Elementary) (53)
  • Mathematics (Middle School) (47)
  • Mathematics/Science (Middle School) (51)
  • Physical Education (22)
  • Physics (11)
  • Reading Specialist (08)

Computer-based testing (CBT) is available at Pearson Professional Centers throughout the United States, its territories, and Canada, including several in Massachusetts. Refer to "Test Dates" and "Test Centers" for more information about when and where you may test.

Registration. Registration for CBT is available only on the Internet by selecting "Register Now" on the MTEL website. For more information, see "Internet Registration." The following guidelines apply to CBT registration:

Test session. The test session length is four hours. In addition, 15 minutes is provided to complete a nondisclosure agreement and tutorial that provides information about how to take a computer-based test. Refer to "CBT Tutorials" to view sample screens from this tutorial, download an extended CBT tutorial, or watch a video and photo tour of a computer-based test center. See "Reporting to the Test Center," "What to Bring to the Test Center," and "Test Center Rules" for details about the day of the test, including information about identification and security policies.

Score reporting. Refer to "Score Reporting" on the MTEL website for a schedule of score report dates. See "Release of Your Test Results" for additional information on score reporting.