A mandated testing program required of Michigan’s teacher certification is the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC). These examinations will ensure that each certified teacher has the necessary professional readiness and content knowledge to serve in Michigan schools. To become certified to teach chemistry in the state of Michigan, you must take and pass the MTTC Chemistry Test (018), an MTTC subject area test.
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You may take this exam in either a paper-based test (PBT) format or a computer-based test (CBT) format. Each type of exam format requires the same amount of questions answered in the same subject area breakdowns.
The scoring criterion is also the same for each; however the time you are allowed for each test will be different. The test format of both the PBT and CBT for the MTTC Chemistry Test (018) is 100 multiple choice questions in the following subareas:
- Reflecting On and Constructing Scientific Knowledge (25%)
- Using Inorganic Chemistry (32%)
- Using Physical Chemistry (27%)
- Using Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (16%)
Each type of exam requires a passing score of 220.
For the PBT you are allowed 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete the test, while you are allowed 2 hours and 30 minutes for the CBT.
Whether you choose the PBT or the CBT, check out the Mometrix practice MTTC Chemistry Test (018)! Ensure you are prepared to pass your MTTC exam on your testing day and get ready to become certified!
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by Enoch Morrison | Last Updated: January 9, 2019