Preparing for the Tests

You can go right to the preparation material you need by selecting "Prepare."

Test Objectives

The content knowledge assessed on each MTTC test is described in a set of test objectives. Test objectives are available by selecting "Test Objectives" on the "Prepare" page.

Study Guides

A study guide with preparation suggestions, test objectives, and sample test questions is available for each MTTC test. The most current study guides can be viewed or downloaded free of charge by selecting "Study Guides" on the "Prepare" page.

Practice Tests

Online practice tests are available for select MTTC tests. The practice tests are similar in length and difficulty to the actual tests. The test questions included in the MTTC online practice tests are designed to provide an introduction to the nature of the test questions included on the MTTC tests.

The practice tests include multiple-choice questions representative of the actual test, and the practice test for the Professional Readiness Examination also includes constructed-response assignments. A score report with detailed information about your performance on the practice test multiple-choice questions is provided. For the Professional Readiness Examination constructed-response assignment(s), you are provided with supplemental materials, including scoring scales and scored sample responses, to help you assess the quality of your writing.

The fee for the online practice tests is $29. To see which practice tests are available or to purchase a test, select "Practice Tests" on the "Prepare" page.

CBT Tutorials

CBT Tutorials. These tutorials can give you a sense of what you will see when you begin your test at a Pearson Professional Center. The tutorials are available by selecting "Prepare".

Pearson Professional Centers Tour. The Pearson Professional Centers Tour gives candidates taking the MTTC on computer a virtual tour of a Pearson Professional Center. It includes panoramic tours and an image gallery to help acquaint the candidate with the Pearson Professional Centers testing experience. Select "Prepare" to view this tour.

Test Preparation Video

This video provides a general overview of test preparation and test-taking strategies. It is designed to help candidates prepare for the MTTC by describing how to use the study resources available on the program website. The video is available by selecting "Test Preparation Video" on the "Prepare" page.