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MoGEA - Missouri General Education Assessment

Candidates Seeking Entry into an Educator Preparation Program, including MACC's Associate of Arts degree in Teaching.


Test Dates

Room 254 in the Graphic Arts wing of the Main building in Moberly

November 30, 2021 - 10:00am
December 15, 2021 - 10:00am

All students report to Student Affairs prior to the exam.

As of August 31, 2015, candidates seeking the Associate of Arts in Teaching and/or 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: 75 minutes
  • Mathematics: 75 minutes
  • Science and Social Studies: 60 minutes
  • Writing: 60 minutes
  • All 4 subtests: 4 ½ hours, plus a 15-minute break between subtest 2 and 3


The MoGEA is MACC's AAT exit examination; it replaced the college BASE assessment.


Internet-based test (IBT); multiple-choice questions and written assignment
  • Reading Comprehension and Interpretation:38 multiple-choice items.
  • Mathematics: 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Science and Social Studies: 40 multiple-choice questions
  • Writing: 1 written assignment


4 1/2 hours for all four subtests;

Test Dates

By appointment, year round, available on a first-come, first-served basis. Available test appointments are shown during the registration process.

Test Sites

Available at test centers across Missouri. View test center locations.

*Please note that this test is offered at the Moberly site ONLY.*

Passing Score

Missouri General Education Assessment
Institution Qualifying Score
Moberly Area Community College
MoGEA Subtests Score
Reading Comprehension 183
Writing 167
Mathematics 180
Science/Social Science 188

Students are reminded that each college and university in Missouri currently set their own entrance requirements including GPA and MoGEA scores. It is the student’s responsibility to know, understand, and meet the requirements set by the institution to which they hope to transfer.

Reference Materials Provided for This Test

Test Fee

$59 for all four subtests, or $25 for a single subtest.
Candidates may only register for the four-subtest option one time.

Review fee and payment information.

Score Reporting

View score report dates.

Testing Policies

When you register, you must agree to abide by all testing rules and policies.
Read them now.


View the preparation materials available for this test.


Tests may include test questions that are being evaluated for future administrations and that do not affect a candidate's score.

Taking and Passing the MoGEA

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

  • Candidates have one opportunity to register to take all four subtests in one test session.
  • Candidates may register to take each subtest independently.


Once on this page click "Register Now"