Defense Acquisition University Contracting Certification

Webster University's cooperative degree program with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Level II Contracting courses provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for DoD personnel with Level II certification in contracting to the following degree programs:

Transfer credit is limited to 6-9 credit hours depending on the degree program chosen and cannot be applied to any other degree program.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Level II Certification in Contracting using DAU and/or DAU-equivalent courses.
  2. Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate programs listed above following prescribed admission procedures.
  3. May not take PROC 5860 Government Contracting, PROC 5870 Pricing and Contract Integration, or PROC 5890 Government Procurement Law for the selected degree program. These Webster courses duplicate the courses transferred as a part of this cooperative degree program.

Documentation

  1. Submission of an official transcript showing completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited academic institution.
  2. Submission of an official transcript showing completion of the required Level II DAU CON courses or DAU-equivalent courses.
  3. Submission of a certified copy of the certificate showing Level II certification in contracting.

Transfer Credit Awarded

Pre-approved Course Substitutions: The following courses from the DAU Contracting certification program are pre-approved course substitutions. Webster courses can substitute for DAU courses only when they meet the requirements for DAU-equivalent courses.

Webster University Courses DAU Contracting Courses:
CON 202 SERIES
DAU Contracting Courses:
CON 214 SERIES
DAU Contracting Courses:
CON 200 SERIES
PROC 5860 Government Contracting CON 202 Intermediate Contracting CON 214 Business Decisions for Contracting and

CON 215 Intermediate Contracting for Mission Support

CON 200 Business Decisions for Contracting and

CON 280 Source 
Selection and
Administration of
Contracts
PROC 5870 Pricing and Contract Integration CON 204 Intermediate Contract Pricing 

(Plus waive PROC 5830 Pricing and replace with an elective)
CON 217 Cost Analysis and Negotiation Techniques and

CON 218 Advanced Contracting for Mission Support


CON 270 Intermediate Cost and Price Analysis and

CON 290 Contract Administration and Negotiation Techniques in a Supply Environment
PROC 5890 Government Procurement Law CON 210 Government Contract Law CON 216 Legal Considerations in Contracting CON 216 Legal Considerations in Contracting

 

Application of Transfer Credits toward Approved Webster Graduate Programs

Master of Business Administration
Webster University Course DAU Transfer Credit Awarded Transfer Credit
Graduate Electives:
(Any 2 courses for 6 SH) 
CON 202 or 
CON 214 & CON 215 or
CON 200 & CON 280
3 SH 6 SH
CON 204 or
CON 217 & CON 218
3 SH
CON 210 or
CON 216
3 SH
Maximum Transfer Credit Awarded   6 SH

 

MA in Procurement and Acquisitions Management
Webster University Course DAU Transfer Credit Awarded Transfer Credit
Graduate Electives:
PROC 5860 Government Contracting CON 202
or 

CON 214 and CON 215 or
CON 200 and CON 280
3 SH 9 SH
PROC 5870 Pricing and Contract Integration CON 204
or
CON 217 and CON 218
or
CON 270 and CON 290
3 SH
PROC 5890 Government Procurement Law CON 210 or
CON 216
3 SH
Maximum Transfer Credit Awarded 9 SH

 

MA in Management and Leadership
Webster University Course DAU Transfer Credit Awarded Transfer Credit
PROC 5860 Government Contracting CON 202
or

CON 214 and CON 215
or
CON 200 and CON 280
3 SH
PROC 5870 Pricing and Contract Integration CON 204
or
CON 217 and CON 218
or
CON 270 and CON 290
3 SH
PROC 5890 Government Procurement Law CON 210 or
CON 216
3 SH
Maximum Transfer Credit Awarded 9 SH

Updated March 5, 2013