We’re glad you’ve decided to apply to the Augsburg Master of Arts in Education program! When filling out the online application, Chrome and Firefox browsers work best. You will be able to choose your preferred starting term and location (Minneapolis or Rochester) on the application.

If you get an error message when opening an application, please call 612-330-1101 or email for assistance.

The online application allows you to upload your personal summary as part of your application. If you are earning an initial teaching license, the only other items needed are your official transcripts. No recommendations are needed.

If you are adding on to your current teaching license, one recommendation is required.  You can submit the email of your chosen recommender in the online application or send a recommendation by email to

submit official transcripts

Official transcripts for every undergraduate credit that were part of your bachelor’s degree are needed for the graduate application process.  Transcripts from any previous graduate level work is also needed. You can send your transcripts to Augsburg College by electronic transfer or by mail.

By electronic transfer:

By mail:
Graduate Admissions Office, CB 65
Augsburg College
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN  55454

After you request an electronic transcript, please send an email to indicating that a transcript has been ordered.  Include your name, desired degree program, electronic transfer service used and the name of the sending institution.

A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution is a prerequisite for admission to Augsburg’s graduate programs.  Regional accreditation is carried out by one of six regional accrediting organizations:

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

New England Association of  Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education