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TMATE Certification Areas

Our TMATE program offers a number of certification areas. Take a look and decide which one is the right fit for your professional goals. 

State Law limits the initial certification to one content area. Test scores are due before beginning classes.

TMATE Certification Areas Offered and Test Numbers
Certification Areas Test Numbers
Art EC-12 (178)
Bilingual Education Supplemental for Spanish Classrooms (164)1
Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) (190)1
Business & Finance 6-12 (276)
Chemistry 7-12 (240)
Core Subjects EC-6 (291)
Core Subjects 4-8 (211)
English as a Second Language Supplemental (154)
English Language Arts & Reading 4-8 (117)
English Language Arts & Reading 7–12 (231)
English Language Arts Reading/Social Studies 4-8 (113)
Health Science Technology Education 6-12 (273)
History 7-12 (233)
Life Science 7-12 (238)
Mathematics 4-8 (115)
Mathematics 7-12 (235)
Mathematics/Science 4-8 (114)
Music EC-12 (177)
Physical Education EC-12 (158)
Physical Science 6-12 (237)
Physics/Mathematics 7-12 (243)
Science 4-8 (116)
Science 7-12 (236)
Social Studies 4-8 (118)
Social Studies 7-12 (232)
Special Education EC-12 (161)
Technology Education 6-12 (171)
Theatre EC-12 (180)
LOTE French EC-12 (610)
LOTE German EC-12 (611)
LOTE Latin EC-12 (612)
LOTE Spanish EC-12 (613)

Please be sure to check the TExES website for test dates, deadlines, and what to bring on the day of the test. All Bilingual certifications require passing the appropriate Core TExES, Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) Spanish and Bilingual Supplemental TExES.

  • 1 Must be taken for Bilingual Certifications prior to enrollment.
  • 2 Must be taken with all Core Content Certifications.