The Oklahoma General Education Test is a test of core general education knowledge and skills including critical thinking, computation, and communication. The test includes approximately 100 selected-response questions and one writing assignment.
Cameron undergraduate students must pass the OGET prior to being admitted to teacher education.
The Oklahoma Subject Area Tests are designed to assess subject-matter knowledge and skills. Most OSATs contain selected-response questions and constructed-response assignments.
Cameron undergraduate students must pass the OSAT(s) specified by their programs prior to student teaching.
The Oklahoma Professional Teaching Examination is designed to assess professional knowledge and skills needed by entry-level Oklahoma educators. Each OPTE includes approximately 75 selected response questions and a constructed-response section that consists of three written performance assessments.
Cameron undergraduate students must pass the OPTE before they will be recommended to the state for licensure.
All tests are given six times throughout the year. The list of dates along with registration deadlines can be found here.
Registration for all tests is available online or by mail. Information can be found on the CEOE web site.
Study guides are available for all Oklahoma licensure tests. Each includes the test competencies, sample test questions with explanations of the answers, and suggested test preparation strategies. Study guides are available online at no cost.
Cameron students seeking licensure are responsible for turning in a copy of their passing scores for all tests to Mrs. Ramona Mott, Teacher Certification Specialist, in the Education Student Services office (NB 1012).