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Application checklist - Master of Arts in Education

Next cohort begins Fall 2020

  • Online Application - Complete the online Graduate Studies Application for Admission. Select “M.A. in Ed.” on the drop down menu for “Application Type.”  When you submit the application, you will be required to pay the $50 application fee by electronic check or credit card.  This fee is non-refundable.

    If you are experiencing difficulties with the submission of your graduate application, email or call 970-247-7097.
  • Essay - Submit a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay that describes 1) your interest in graduate education and how it contributes to your personal and professional goals and 2) how the Fort Lewis College graduate program to which you are applying will help you meet your goals. 

    Email your finished statement to
  • Transcripts - Submit sealed official transcripts for all colleges and universities attended for both undergraduate and graduate studies to the Department of Teacher Education.  Fort Lewis College transcripts will be obtained for you. In addition to degree applicable coursework, official documents are required for all professional and personal development for which you received credit on a college transcript (this includes conference attendance or coursework for licensure credit). If any of the transcripts show work in progress, final transcripts must also be submitted.

    Mail transcripts to:

    Department of Teacher Education
    Graduate Studies
    Fort Lewis College
    1000 Rim Drive
    Durango, CO 81301-3999
  • Resume - Email a current resume to Write RESUME FOR [YOUR NAME] in the subject line.