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Graduate Catalog Addendum/Errata


2021-2022 GRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Volume 1: 2021.2022

Effective 1 June 2021 through 31 May 2022

Please see the Graduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.



 
 

Below are listed additions and corrections to the 2021-22 Graduate Studies Catalog since its publication on 01 June 2021. All corrections listed below have been made in the main online catalog sections to which they apply and will appear in the print version of those individual pages. They do not appear, however, in the PDF version of the full catalog.

This page was last updated on 15 July 2021.

Changes by Department/Program

  • Accreditation and Memberships - International Accreditation and Recognitions
  • Accreditation and Memberships - Licensure/Approvals and Specialized Accreditations - State Licensures - Virginia
  • Campus Locations and Offerings
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Greece - Athens
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Kazakhstan - Webster University at Astana International University
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Singapore - Webster University at PSB Academy
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Switzerland - Geneva
  • Course Descriptions - COMM - Communication Arts
  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Key Dates from the Academic Calendar
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Middle School Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Secondary School Education
  • Migration, Climate Change and the Environment (MA)
  • School of Education
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)

Changes by Date

11 June 2021

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Secondary School Education

The Content Methods under Required Coursework should read:

Content Methods (3 hours)
(Based on certification content area)

  • CMAT 5350 Arts and Humanities Methods (3 hours)
    or CMAT 5360 STEM Methods (3 hours)

School of Education

The leadership for the School of Education should read:

Michael Hulsizer, acting dean

18 June 2021

Campus Locations and Offerings

The first paragraph of the Campus Locations and Offerings section should read:

The home campus of Webster University is in Webster Groves, Missouri, a major suburban center of the St. Louis metropolitan area. In addition to the home campus, the University has campuses in downtown St. Louis and in St. Louis County at Westport. In the continental United States, Webster University has campuses in 18 states and in the District of Columbia. Internationally, the University has campuses in Austria, China, Ghana, Greece, The Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand and Uzbekistan. Webster also offers many of its programs online.

Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Singapore - Webster University at PSB Academy

Webster University at PSB Academy has been added as an international campus location in Singapore. Campus information is as follows:

Singapore
Webster University at PSB Academy
Marina Square, 6 Raffles Blvd, #03-200
Singapore 03594
Ph: +65 6885 1000

Programs offered:

  • Cybersecurity (MS)

Cybersecurity (MS)

This program is offered by the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology. It is available online and at select U.S. and international campuses, but it is not available at the St. Louis home campus. Please see the Campus Locations and Offerings section of this catalog for a list of campuses where this program is offered.

25 June 2021

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) with an Emphasis in Middle School Education

The first paragraph under Required Coursework should read:

The following 27 hours of courses and 14 hours of field experiences are required to earn the MAT with an emphasis in middle school education. Students are advised that Missouri initial teacher certification may require more hours than are listed for the MAT degree. Students must consult an advisor in order to obtain a personalized program of study.

The total credit hours for the program should read:

Total: 41 credit hours

09 July 2021

Accreditation and Memberships - Licensure/Approvals and Specialized Accreditations - State Licensures - Virginia

The information for Virginia should read:

Campuses at Fort Belvoir and at Joint Base Myer/Henderson Hall are approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

If a student has any complaints, questions or problems which were not resolved by the school to your satisfaction, you may contact:

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV)
101 N. 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-225-2600

The Virginia State Approving Agency (SAA), is the approving authority of education and training programs for Virginia. Our office investigates complaints of GI Bill® beneficiaries. "GI Bill®" is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill. While most complaints should initially follow the school grievance policy, if the situation cannot be resolved at the school, the beneficiary should contact our office via email saa@dvs.virginia.gov.

Key Dates from the Academic Calendar

For programs in:

College of Arts & Sciences MSN
Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts MFA, MM
School of Education EdD, EdS, MA, MAT, MET

The Spring 2022 dates should read:

  • Jan. 17: Spring 1 and Spring Semester classes start
  • March 11: Spring 1 classes end
  • March 14-18: Spring Break – no classes
  • March 21: Spring 2 classes start
  • May 13: Spring 2 and Spring Semester classes end
  • May 14: Commencement Ceremony
  • May 21: Spring Graduation Date

School of Education

The second bullet list under the Certification Programs section should read:

Students may obtain Missouri certification in:

  • Art (K-12)
  • Elementary (Grades 1-6)
  • Middle School (Grades 5-9) Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
  • Secondary (Grades 9-12) Biology, Chemistry, English, Math, Social Science
  • World Languages (French, German, Spanish) (K-12)
  • Special Education (K-12 Mild/Moderate Cross-Categorical)

The following paragraph should read:

A student interested in the MAT degree must have a transcript evaluation by the Webster University Office of Teacher Certification that will indicate the State Department requirements. Some students may need additional coursework beyond what is required for the MAT degree. A student may fax, e-mail or send the transcripts to the Office of Teacher Certification: 314-246-7118 (fax) certification@webster.edu (e-mail), 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO 63119 (mail). A student should indicate which area of certification is desired and include a phone number and e-mail address.

15 July 2021

Accreditation and Memberships - International Accreditation and Recognitions

The International Accreditation and Recognitions section should read:

  • Austria: Webster University in Vienna is accredited by The Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ Austria) as an Austrian Private University.
  • China: The Webster University MBA program, offered in partnership with the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education in China.
  • Ghana: Webster University Ghana is fully accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana.
  • Greece: Webster University, through its Athens Campus, Webster Athens, has been accredited/licensed by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of the Hellenic Republic to operate in Hellas [Greece] under permit 127051/K1/01.08.2016 [Government Gazette 2585/B/22.08.2016].
  • Kazakhstan: The Webster University Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language is offered in partnership with Astana International University. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan recognizes this program offering in its Register of Educational Programs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
  • The Netherlands: Selected Webster University programs in the Netherlands are accredited by the Netherlands-Flemish Accreditation Agency (NVAO). Webster is an approved institute of higher education under Dutch law.
  • Singapore: Webster University partners with PSB Academy in Singapore to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate degrees that are registered with the Committee for Private Education (CPE).
  • Thailand: Webster University in Thailand is accredited by the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC), Ministry of Education, Thailand.
  • Uzbekistan: By resolution of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and through the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education, Webster University is registered to operate, and its diplomas, transcripts and other academic awards are recognized as documents of higher education in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Greece - Athens

The list of programs offered at the Athens, Greece campus should read:

  • International and Regional Security (Certificate)
  • International Relations (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Oil and Gas (Certificate)
  • Project Management (Certificate)
  • Psychology (MA) with an Emphasis in Counseling Psychology
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Certificate)

Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Kazakhstan - Webster University at Astana International University

The list of programs offered at the Webster University at Astana International University campus should read:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Certificate)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)

Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Switzerland - Geneva

The list of programs offered at the Geneva, Switzerland should read:

  • Advanced Research (Certificate)**
  • Communications Management (MA)
  • Counseling (MA)
  • Creativity and Innovation (Certificate)
  • Cybersecurity - Threat Detection (Certificate)
  • Digital Marketing Management (Certificate)
  • Health Care Management (MA)**
  • Healthcare Leadership (Certificate)**
  • International Development (Certificate)
  • International and Nongovernmental Organizations (Certificate)
  • International and Regional Security (Certificate)
  • International Relations (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Migration, Climate Change and the Environment (MA)

**Courses are taught in French.

Key Dates from the Academic Calendar

The Fall 2021 - Fall 2 Session calendar for the International Campuses should read:

  • Athens: Oct. 25 - Dec. 17
  • China - Chengdu: Oct. 31 - Dec. 26
  • China - Shanghai: Oct. 23 - Dec. 18
  • Geneva: Oct. 25 - Dec. 17
  • Ghana: Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
  • Kazakhstan: Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
  • Leiden: Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
  • Singapore: Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
  • Thailand: Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
  • Uzbekistan: Oct. 18 - Dec. 17
  • Vienna: Oct. 25 - Dec. 17

The Spring 2022 - Spring 1 Session calendar for the International Campuses should read:

  • Athens: Jan. 17 - March 11
  • China - Chengdu: To be determined
  • China - Shanghai: To be determined
  • Geneva: Jan. 17 - March 11
  • Ghana: Jan. 10 - March 11
  • Kazakhstan: Jan. 10 - March 11
  • Leiden: Jan. 10 - March 11
  • Singapore: Jan. 10 - March 11
  • Thailand: To be determined
  • Uzbekistan: Jan. 10 - March 11
  • Vienna: To be determined

The Spring 2022 - Spring 2 Session calendar for the International Campuses should read:

  • Athens: March 16 - May 13
  • China - Chengdu: To be determined
  • China - Shanghai: To be determined
  • Geneva: March 21 - May 13
  • Ghana: March 21 - May 20
  • Kazakhstan: March 21 - May 20
  • Leiden: March 21 - May 20
  • Singapore: March 21 - May 20
  • Thailand: To be determined
  • Uzbekistan: March 21 - May 20
  • Vienna: To be determined

Course Descriptions - COMM - Communication Arts

The Course Descriptions for COMM - Communication Arts should not include an entry for COMM 5300 Reporting Researching.

Migration, Climate Change and the Environment (MA)

This program is offered by the College of Arts & Sciences and is only available at the Geneva campus in partnership with the UN Migration Agency (International Organization for Migration or IOM).

Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)

The note regarding emphasis locations should read:

^The ESL/EFL education emphasis is available online and at the St. Louis, Bangkok*** and Webster University at Astana International University campuses. The emphasis in international education is available at the Athens, Webster University Tashkent, Webster University at Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Languages, and Webster University at Uzbekistan State University of World Languages campuses. The emphasis in K-12 ELL education emphasis is available online and at St. Louis home campus.