Admission Requirements
Robert Cavelier University strives to enroll all qualified applicants who have the desire to learn about business administration, to begin or enhance their career potential, and the commitment to engage in distance education.
Master of Business Administration
Applicants for admission must be at least 18 years of age and provide proof of having completed a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution, as verified through official documentation. Applicants must provide an official government ID to prove their residency and identity. Additionally, international students may be required to provide proof of English language proficiency and/or an evaluation of an official transcript.
Admissions Procedure
Robert Cavelier University accepts applications on an ongoing basis. Applications are reviewed upon receipt of all required documentation. Complete applications received before the deadline are evaluated for the next term start date. Incomplete applications cannot be evaluated for admission. Applicants are advised to ensure that all required elements are included with their applications to avoid a delay in the admissions process.
All applicants must submit:
  1. A completed Application Form
  2. Official transcripts* verifying the completion of a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education, CHEA, or listed on the World Higher Education Database (WHED) Portal
  3. Degree Certificate
  4. An updated resume
  5. A close-up copy of an official government photo ID or passport
Additional requirements for international students:
  1. Transcripts not in English: Transcripts that are not in English must be translated into English and evaluated by an approved third party recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES). Robert Cavelier University’s preferred provider are World Education Services (WES) and Validential. They may also be evaluated by a trained transcript evaluator fluent in the language on the transcript. Evaluators must possess expertise in the educational practices of the country of origin and must include an English translation of the review. All translated materials must be official.
  1. International Transcript Requirements: To be accepted, an official transcript for a degree program completed in a country other than the U.S. must include the following information:
  • The type of degree completed (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate);
  • The date when the degree was conferred;
  • A list of all courses along with the corresponding credits (or units) and the grades earned;
  • A legend with the grading scale and the key to reading the transcript;
  • Signature by the appropriate university official.
If the official transcript does not include one or more of the characteristics described above, students are required to obtain an official US degree equivalency evaluation from an organization recognized by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Robert Cavelier University’s preferred provider are World Education Services (WES) and Validential.
  1. Proof of English Language Proficiency: Passing an English language proficiency exam is required of applicants whose native language is not English. The only exception is for applicants who have earned a degree at an appropriately accredited institution where English is the principal language of instruction.
For admission, non-native English speaking applicants must score at or above the following levels in one of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL Paper Based Test (PBT): minimum score of 60 required
  • TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT); minimum score of 71 required
  • International English Language Test (IELTS);minimum score of 6.5 required 
  • Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report; minimum score of 50 required
  • Duolingo English Test; minimum score of 100 required
  • 4-skill Michigan English Test (MET); minimum score of 55 required
  • Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Competency in English (ECCE); minimum score of 650/LP required
  • Michigan Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE); minimum score of 650/LP required
Applicants who have already taken the TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, or the Michigan exam can upload a copy of their exam results within the application.
Applicants who have not taken either the TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, or the Michigan exam will need to take it before applying to Robert Cavelier University. Applications cannot be reviewed without qualifying exam results.
* Official transcripts are academic records that are produced by the awarding institution, typically in the registrar’s office, that have not been accessed or opened by the student or graduate. Hard-copy transcripts and other academic records are considered “official” when they arrive at Robert Cavelier University in a sealed, stamped, official envelope with the seal and any other security feature intact. Electronic transcripts are considered “official” when received by Robert Cavelier University from a secure site formally linked to the sending institution or testing service. Academic records received in any other condition, such as transcripts that arrive in an unsealed envelope, or that are emailed or uploaded by the student, or that are printed from the university portal, are not considered “official.”
Electronic Official Transcripts may be submitted to:
Hard-copy Official Transcripts may be submitted to:
Robert Cavelier University
Attn: Admissions
1500 Lafayette St, Suite 109
Gretna, LA  70053
Acceptance to the University
Applications are reviewed by admissions staff, who may also utilize the expertise of the Chief Academic Officer or other designated faculty members if there is a question on the applicant’s qualifications. If it is determined that the application meets all minimum requirements, the applicant will be accepted into Robert Cavelier University and can start classes the next term (see Academic Calendar).
Successful applicants will be notified via email. Accepted students sign an enrollment agreement and submit a copy of a government-issued photo ID.
Students access the enrollment agreement using the account created to complete the application process. The enrollment agreement is submitted to Robert Cavelier University electronically by the student. Robert Cavelier University accepts the enrollment agreement, verified by the signature of the CAO. The fully-executed enrollment agreement is made available to the student as a PDF.