Admission Requirements

Application Deadline

The School of Business at LeTourneau University welcomes your application to one of our award winning, accredited, online, graduate degrees, whether that is our Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Engineering Management (MEM)* , or the Master of Strategic Leadership (MSL).

We admit graduate students to our Master's programs year round, Fall, Spring and Summer. Each semester has two module entry points, for a total of 6 starting dates per year. Applicants should submit all materials, as itemized below under requirements, at least five weeks before an upcoming semester.

Application Criteria

When applying to any of our Master degrees, the Graduate Admissions Committee will promptly review your completed application for an admissions decision. The Admissions Committee accepts graduate students on the basis of their qualifications. The criteria reviewed include:

  • Previous academic achievement
  • Professional work experience

While personal interviews or an essay are not normally required, they may be requested of some applicants prior to admission. The university reserves the right to admit only students who hold promise of academic success and whose personal character are consistent with the institutional mission.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to our master programs must have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a credential evaluating agency.

All application materials must be received by the deadline for the semester to which you are applying. Once you submit your online application, you will be assigned a skilled Admissions Counselor who will help you complete your application package to put your best foot forward. Here are six admissions requirements to meet, before beginning your graduate studies in the School of Business.

  1. Complete your online application for admission, indicating the master degree you have selected.
    You can submit your application now online at: http://www.letu.edu/apply.
  2. Provide your official transcripts of all undergraduate work and any graduate work, attempted or completed.
    Please have the school(s) you have attended send your official transcripts to our Admissions department. Applicants may transfer in graduate credit up to 25% of the specific program, provided a grade of B or above was received, the graduate credit was earned at a regionally accredited institution, and the courses have been evaluated as equivalent by LeTourneau University, during your first semester. International Applicants should provide external evaluation of transcripts, as outlined in point 5.
  3. Send your professional resume.
    Provide an updated 2-page professional resume that includes your employment history and job responsibilities; along with volunteer positions held in community and church activities.
  4. Meet the minimum GPA requirement of 2.50 or meet an equivalency.
    For regular admissions acceptance, the applicant must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale). Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirements for regular unconditional acceptance into the graduate program may be allowed to enter on academic probation if the GPA for their last 60 hours is at least 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) and all other admissions criteria are successfully met. Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirements for regular acceptance into the graduate program may be allowed to: (a) enter on provisional acceptance if the GPA for their last 60 hours is at least 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale), or (b) take the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) to receive further consideration. The Admissions Committee reviews applicants on the entirety of their academic and professional record.
  5. International applicants (only) whose native language is not English must submit a test of their language proficiency and have their transcripts evaluated by a third party agency.
    Submit a paper test score of at least 550 or an internet based test score of 80 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a test score of at least 590 on the Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC). The English proficiency requirement may also be met by providing a minimum of 6 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants with foreign language transcripts should ensure their evaluation by one three services; Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), World Education Services, Inc. (WES), or SpanTran Educational Services, Inc. Failure to provide a complete record of all academic work may result in not being accepted, or if already enrolled, being withdrawn from the university.
  6. Applicants must be supportive of LeTourneau University's mission that invites students to integrate Christian values into action learning.
    As a faith-based learning community we are committed to ethics and ingenuity. Therefore we ask all "Yellow Jackets" to uphold the highest principles of honesty and integrity in their academic and professional life.

Admissions Decisions

Once you've submitted all Admissions requirements, our Admissions Committee will review your application for a final decision. Your file will be withdrawn if we determine you have intentionally withheld or falsified pertinent information. If you are accepted you will receive notification to start your studies at our next entry point. We stand behind your commitment to elevate your professional journey. If you are delayed in starting your degree, your acceptance to LeTourneau will be valid for one year.