Admissions

Students desiring to enroll in a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree program must have a Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from an accredited institution.

Steps for Admission

  • Complete the Online application for admission to graduate study.
    This application is used for most ASU degree programs, please follow the directions.

  • A $30.00 non-refundable application fee.

  • Once the online application is completed please send ALL other documents to Liz Thomas Director of MBA Program via e-mail @ mba@adams.edu. E-mail is preferred, however, you may send via US Postal service to:

    Dr. Liz Thomas- Hensley
    Director of MBA Program
    School of Business
    Adams State University
    208 Edgemont Blvd.
    Alamosa, CO 81101

  • An official transcript sent directly from the institution to the ASU Office of Graduate Studies verifying receipt of the Bachelor's Degree. Transcripts from ASU need not be requested; however, official transcripts confirming transfer courses are required.

  • G.R.E. or G.M.A.T can be waived if a student has a 3.5 or higher undergraduate GPA. 

  • G.R.E. or G.M.A.T. test score. Preferred G.R.E. score is 500 and preferred G.M.A.T. score is 570. Lower scores will be considered but exemption would request would need to be filed by the student.

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  • Depending on G.R.E. or G.M.A.T. scores in the quantitative section, a semester of an undergraduate course in business quantitative techniques may be required.

  • Two recent letters of recommendation (please include phone numbers).

  • Resume which includes academic, volunteer, and work experience.

  • A letter of intent (statement of purpose) describing interests, background, the emphasis of interest, and professional goals. The letter will be used to assess writing skills for eligibility into the program.

  • Additional information may be requested by the Department of Business before an admission decision can be determined.

  • The Director of the MBA Department will notify students of admission decisions.