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Our premium MTTC Bundles are carefully crafted to empower you for success in the Michigan Teacher Certification Examinations (MTTC).
Our bundles include comprehensive video courses, engaging explainer content, rigorous practice exams, and expert-led boot camps.
Our meticulously designed products give you subject matter knowledge, assurance and confidence to excel in your MTTC exam.
Remember, you must pass the MTTC exam to be certified to teach in Michigan Public Schools.

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Discover why countless Michigan educators trust The Learning Liaisons for their MTTC test readiness.
We have a proven track record of success, unparalleled video resources and personalized instruction— we empower you not just to pass, but excel on the MTTC Test.
What does MTTC Test Preparation with The Learning Liaisons entail?
  • Expert-led boot camps. Top-notch instruction and guidance from our award-winning educators—the very best in the field.
  • We’ve walked in your shoes. We understand how frustrating MTTC exam prep can be because we’ve been there.
  • We teach you how to pass via strategy. Valuable insights on how to actually study (beyond memorization) and content review techniques for comprehensive MTTC test preparation.
  • Personalized support. You’ll join our exclusive customer-only group for Q&A with your course instructors and connect fellow learners on the same journey

MTTC Exam Subjects

The MTTC exam comprises a diverse range of subjects to evaluate the competency of aspiring educators across various subjects.
Here are the subject-specific tests:

Important Notice: The list of MTTC Exam Subjects provided here reflects the full catalog of exams administered by the official testing company. Please note that The Learning Liaisons (TLL) does not currently offer test prep courses for every subject exam listed. We encourage you to review our available course offerings to ensure that we provide preparatory materials for the specific MTTC Exam Subject you are seeking. For the most accurate and up-to-date information on TLL's test prep courses, please see above or contact our support team.
  • Middle Grades English (5-9)
  • Middle Grades General Science (5-9)
  • Middle Grades Mathematics (5-9)
  • Middle Grades Social Science (5-9)
  • Elementary Education K-6
  • Exceptional Student Education (ESE) K-12
  • Prekindergarten/Primary PK-3
  • Art K-12
  • Biology (6-12)
  • Business Education (6-12)
  • Chemistry (6-12)
  • Drama (6-12)
  • Earth/Space Science (6-12)
  • Educational Media Specialist PK-12
  • English (6-12)
  • English as a Second Language (ESOL) K-12
  • Family and Consumer Science (6-12)
  • French (6-12)
  • General Science (5-9)
  • German (6-12)
  • Health K-12
  • Integrated Curriculum (5-9)
  • Marketing (6-12)
  • Education Birth-Age 4
  • Reading K-12
  • School Psychologist PK-12
  • Social Science (6-12)
  • Mathematics (6-12)
  • Music K-12
  • Physical Education K-12
  • Physics (6-12)
  • Preschool Spanish (6-12)
  • Technology Education (6-12)
  • Visually Impaired K-12
  • Agricultural Education 6-12
  • Business Management, Marketing and Technology (6-12)

MTTC Exams By Grade Level and Age

Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12 Grades K-12 Grades 5-9 (Middle School) Grades 6-12 (High School)
School Psychologist Art General Science Agriculture
Education Media Specialist ESOL Mathematics Chemistry
School Counseling Music English Mathematics
Autism Spectrum Disorder Computer Science Social Science Chemistry
Speech-Language Impaired Exceptional Student Education Humanities English Language Arts
Deaf or Hard of Hearing French Spanish German
Health Speech Business Education
Visually Impaired Earth and Space Science
Reading Drama
Physical Education Family and Consumer Science
Visual Arts Physics
Social Science

Components of the MTTC Exam

Here’s a breakdown of the components of the MTTC exam, the number of questions you can expect and their format.
Subject Area Number of Questions Questions Format
English Language Arts 6-12 81 80 multiple choice and one essay
Business Education 6-12 120 Multiple choice
Art K-12 110 Multiple choice
Biology 6-12 120 Multiple choice
Chemistry 6-12 120 Multiple choice
ESOL K- 12 120 Multiple choice
Middle Grades General Science 6-9 120 Multiple choice
Exceptional Student Education K -12 120 Multiple choice
Health K-12 120 Multiple choice
Middle Grades English 6-9 81 80 multiple choice and one essay

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MTTC General Knowledge Test

The MTTC General Knowledge Test evaluates your foundational knowledge and essential skills, ensuring you possess the expertise to teach effectively. The test is divided into four subtests: English Language Skills, Reading, Mathematics, and Essay Writing.The MTTC General Knowledge Test assesses your foundational knowledge and skills to show you have the right skills to teach effectively. The test is divided into four subtests: English Language Skills, Reading, Mathematics, and Essay Writing. You must achieve a passing score on each subtest to pass the overall MTTC General Knowledge Test.
The time limit for each test ranges between 2.5 hours to almost 4 hours. You must achieve a passing score of at least 220 on each subtest to pass the overall MTTC exam.
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We help you prepare adequately for your MTTC General Knowledge Test with our boot camps, detailed explainer videos, and practice tests.

Subject Area Exams

The MTTC Subject Area Exams are a series of standardized assessments that check your qualifications and subject-specific expertise to teach in Michigan public schools. 
The test is made up of subject coverage (mathematics, science, English language arts, social studies, etc.) and Grade levels tests (elementary (K-6), middle grades (5-9), and secondary grades (6-12))
The test formats are multiple-choice questions but they may also include constructed-response questions or performance tasks. You must pass the subject area test to showcase subject mastery proficiency and get your teacher certification in Michigan.
At The Learning Liaisons, we help you pass your Subject Area Exams with our detailed video guides, study materials, practice tests, and one-on-one coaching.

Frequently Asked Questions

Let’s look at some FAQs on the MTTC exam.

How long should you study for the MTTC Test?

We recommend that you start studying for your MTTC test 2-3 months before your exam date.

However, the amount you take can vary depending on several factors such as your familiarity with the content, your learning style, and your schedule availability.

To determine your study timetable, you can:
  • Take a MTTC practice test to assess your current knowledge.
  • Create a study plan by allocating by breaking the content into manageable sections.
  • Set specific goals, such as the score you need to achieve and areas that need more focus and improvement

What is the Passing rate of the MTTC Test?

To pass the MTTC test, you must achieve a scaled score of 220 or more on each exam.

We recommend that you assess your content knowledge and prepare adequately using practice tests, video guides and discussions with other test takers.

When can you retake the MTTC?

You must wait 30 days after your last attempt before you can retake any MTTC test that you have not yet passed.

There is no limit to the number of times you can retake your MTTC tests. However, in case you fail on your fourth attempt and every subsequent failure, you must seek academic counseling to help you overcome testing deficiencies.

MTTC scores are considered valid for five years from the date of passing the test.

What is the best way to prepare for MTTC?

The best way to prepare for the Michigan Tests for Teacher Certification (MTTC) is to use various resources such as expert video guides, practice tests and one-on-one tutoring.

You can also take advantage of different materials available on the MTTC website, such as tutorials, test objectives and guides.

The Learning Liaisons helps you prepare adequately for your MTTC test with expert video guides and expert-led boot camps. We ensure you get the preparation you need to pass the test on your first attempt!

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