Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)

Purpose: Candidates seeking entry into a Missouri educator preparation program must pass the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA). This assessment is composed of four subtests:

  • Reading Comprehension and Interpretation
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science & Social Studies

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has implemented a testing policy whereby:

  • Candidates may register to take each subtest independently.
  • Candidates have one opportunity to register to take all five subtests in one test session.
  • Candidates must pass all four subtests within 2 years of the first attempt at the first subtest, and candidates may not exceed 5 attempts per subtest.

When: The MoGEA will be administered on the following dates during 2018:

Saturday, January 27 Saturday, May 5
Monday, January 29 Monday, May 14
Saturday, February 17  
Monday, February 19  
Monday, February 26  
Saturday, March 3  
Monday, March 19  
Monday, March 26  
Monday, April 16  
Saturday, April 21  
Monday, April 23  

For more information on the new version of the MoGEA, please visit: http://www.mo.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/MO066_TestPage.html

Registration and Additional Information: Candidates must register at least SEVEN days in advance of the test date.  Candidates will be required to pay Evaluation Systems directly for all exam related fees ($49 for all four subtests, $25 for a single subtest) by Mastercard or Visa.

Additionally a separate Sitting Fee of $10 for up to two subtests, $20 for up to three subtests, and $25 for all 4 subtests is due upon the day a candidate reports for testing.  Payment options are cash, check or money order (later two options are made payable to Missouri S&T).  At this time credit and/or debit cards are not accepted.  If you are a Missouri S&T student, please contact the Testing Center regarding an additional payment option.

Candidates planning to take all four subtests should plan to be in a Testing Center for 4 1/2 hours.  Candidates taking a single subtest should plan to be in a Testing Center for an hour to an hour and 15 minutes.

Follow the link to the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)  for more information, test preparation materials and/or to register.  Customer support for examinee questions is available by calling Evaluation Systems, at 413-256-2891 or 1-800-215-0904,  Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm (EST)

Accommodations: In order to be approved for alternative testing arrangements due to a medical or cognitive disability, candidates must do the following:

  1. Declare their intent to request alternative arrangements when registering and before scheduling their appointment.
  2. Complete and submit the Alternative Testing Arrangements Request Form (available at www.mo.nesinc.com) along with the required documentation.