Teacher Education - Graduate Admission Process


Adaptive Leadership and Educational Leadership cohorts begin in the Summer semester. April 15th is the admissions deadline.

Admission Documents

A candidate who is interested in enrolling at Adams State University to pursue a Master of Arts degree or add an endorsement to a current Professional Teachers License must:

1. Complete the online application:

2. Pay the $30 application fee.

3. Submit ALL supplemental admission documents online: 

These documents include:

  1. Letter of intent - describing interests, background, the emphasis of interest, and professional goals. The letter will be used to assess writing skills for eligibility into the program.
  2. Two (2) recent letters of recommendation or contact information from associates who can speak to the applicant's academic strengths and potential.
  3. Copy of active professional teaching licensure.

4. Send ALL official transcripts from previously attended institutions.

Transcripts from ASU need not be requested. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted. Please have all official transcripts sent to: 

graduatestudies@adams.edu  (for electronic official transcripts) 


Adams State University 
Office of Graduate Studies
208 Edgemont Blvd., Suite 2300
Alamosa, CO 81101