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Graduate Catalog Addendum/Errata


2020-2021 GRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Volume 1: 2020.2021

Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

Please see the Temporary Adjustments to Policy on Grading for Graduate Courses for Spring 2020

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



 
 

Below are listed additions and corrections to the 2020-21 Graduate Studies Catalog since its publication on 01 June 2020. 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 22 January 2021.

Changes by Department/Program

  • Accreditation and Memberships - Licensure/Approvals and Specialized Accreditations - Specialized Accreditations
  • Accreditation and Memberships - State Licensures - Virginia
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Kazakhstan - Webster University at Astana International University
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Switzerland - Geneva
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - Online Programs - George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology - Graduate Certificates
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - Online Programs - School of Education - Graduate Certificates
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - Online Programs - School of Education - Graduate Degrees
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Arkansas - Northwest Arkansas
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - California - Los Angeles Air Force Base
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Colorado - Peterson Air Force Base
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Florida - Lakeland Metropolitan
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Georgia - Fort Stewart
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Georgia - Hunter Army Airfield
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Kansas - McConnell Air Force Base
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Missouri - WingHaven
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Texas - San Antonio Metropolitan
  • Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Utah - Hill Air Force Base
  • Course Descriptions - LEAD - Educational Leadership
  • Creativity and Innovation (Certificate)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)
  • Educational Leadership (EdS)
  • Educational Leadership and Administration (MA)
  • Faculty - U.S. Campuses - Missouri
  • Government Contracting (Certificate)
  • Graduate Studies Catalog (main page) - Notice of Non-Discrimination
  • International Relations (Global MA)
  • Key Dates from the Academic Calendar
  • Nursing (MSN)
  • Paralegal Studies (Certificate)
  • Reading (MA)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)
  • Tuition, Fees and Refunds - Tuition and Fees
  • Tuition, Fees and Refunds - Tuition and Fees - Additional Fees
  • Tuition, Fees and Refunds - Payment Requirements

Changes by Date

05 June 2020

Accreditation and Memberships - Licensure/Approvals and Specialized Accreditations - Specialized Accreditations

The Specialized Accreditations section should read:

  • Business and Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Webster University is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
  • Webster University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1952.
  • Nursing programs and degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-975-5000
    www.acenursing.org

  • The nursing anesthesia program is accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA) of nurse anesthesia educational programs.
  • Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • Webster University is registered for state teachers' certificates by the Department of Education of the State of Missouri.
  • MA in Reading received recognition from the International Reading Association (IRA).
  • MA in Teaching English as a Second Language received recognition from the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
  • EdS in Educational Leadership, online and face-to-face programs, received recognition from the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) of the National Policy Board for Education Administration (NPBEA).
  • Only the St. Louis campus' legal studies in BA, MA and paralegal certificates are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • The MA in Counseling with an Emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, available at the home campus in St. Louis, Missouri and the South Carolina campuses in Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia, is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
  • Webster University is registered as an Approved Continuing Education Partner (ACEP) with the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc (NBCC).
  • National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). 
  • State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).

Key Dates from the Academic Calendar

The Fall 2020 calendar for programs in the following programs should read:

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

Fall 2020

  • August 24: Fall 1 and Fall Semester classes start
  • October 16: Fall 1 classes end
  • October 26: Fall 2 classes start
  • December 11: Fall 2 and Fall Semester classes end
  • December 19: Fall Graduation Date

12 June 2020

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

Webster University at Astana International University, located in Nur-Sultan City, Kazakhstan, has been added as an international campus. Campus information is as follows:

Kazakhstan

Nur-Sultan City
Webster University at Astana International University
8, Kabanbay Batyr Avenue
Nur-Sultan City, Z05H0T3, Republic of Kazakhstan
Ph: +7 (7172) 24-04-03

Programs offered:

  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Certificate)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)

Key Dates from the Academic Calendar

The Fall 2020 calendar for programs in the following programs should read:

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

Fall 2020

  • August 24: Fall 1 and Fall Semester classes start
  • October 16: Fall 1 classes end
  • October 19: Fall 2 classes start
  • December 11: Fall 2 and Fall Semester classes end
  • December 19: Fall Graduation Date

The Fall 2020 calendar for International Campuses should read:

Fall 1 Session

  • Athens: August 24 - October 16
  • China - Chengdu: August 9 - October 11
  • China - Shanghai: August 15 - October 17
  • Geneva: August 24 - October 16
  • Ghana: August 17 - October 16
  • Kazakhstan: August 31 - October 23
  • Leiden: August 17 - October 16
  • Thailand: August 17 - October 16
  • Uzbekistan: August 17 - October 16
  • Vienna: August 17 - October 16

Fall 2 Session

  • Athens: October 26 - December 18
  • China - Chengdu: November 1 - December 27
  • China - Shanghai: October 24 - December 19
  • Geneva: October 19 - December 11
  • Ghana: October 19 - December 18
  • Kazakhstan: October 26 - December 18
  • Leiden: October 19 - December 18
  • Thailand: October 19 - December 18
  • Uzbekistan: October 19 - December 18
  • Vienna: October 19 - December 18

The Spring 2021 calendar for International Campuses should read:

Spring 1 Session

  • Athens: January 11 - March 5
  • China - Chengdu: January 10 - March 21
  • China - Shanghai: January 9 - March 20
  • Geneva: January 11 - March 5
  • Ghana: January 4 - March 5
  • Kazakhstan: January 11 - March 5
  • Leiden: January 4 - March 5
  • Thailand: January 4 - March 5
  • Uzbekistan: January 4 - March 5
  • Vienna: January 4 - March 5

Spring 2 Session

  • Athens: March 8 - April 29
  • China - Chengdu: April 4 - May 23
  • China - Shanghai: March 27 - May 22
  • Geneva: March 15 - May 7
  • Ghana: March 15 - May 7
  • Kazakhstan: March 15 - May 7
  • Leiden: March 15 - May 14
  • Thailand: March 15 - May 14 
  • Uzbekistan: March 15 - May 14
  • Vienna: March 15 - May 14

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, Athens, Bangkok,*** Webster University at Astana International University, Webster University Tashkent, Webster University at Uzbekistan State University of World Languages, and Webster University at Samarkand State Institute of Foreign Language campuses. The K-12 ELL education emphasis is available online and at the Kansas City and St. Louis campuses.

19 June 2020

Faculty - U.S. Campuses - Missouri

The faculty record for Lindsey N. Kingston should read:

  • Lindsey N. Kingston, director of human rights, associate professor; BS, Boston University, 2002; MA, American University, 2006; MA, Syracuse University, 2009; PhD, Syracuse University, 2010

03 July 2020

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Arkansas - Northwest Arkansas

The campus information for Northwest Arkansas, Arkansas should read:

Northwest Arkansas*
1200 West Walnut Street, Suite 1300
Rogers, AR 72756-3592
Ph: 479-571-1511
nwarkansas@webster.edu

This campus is no longer accepting new student applications.

Programs offered:

  • Finance (MS)
  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

17 July 2020

Campus Locations and Offerings - International Campuses - Switzerland - Geneva

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

  • Advanced Research (French) (Certificate)
  • Communications Management (MA)
  • Counseling (MA)
  • Creativity and Innovation (Certificate)
  • Cybersecurity - Threat Detection (Certificate)
  • Digital Marketing Management (Certificate)
  • Health Care Management (French) (MA)
  • Healthcare Leadership (French) (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)

Campus Locations and Offerings - Online Programs - George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology - Graduate Certificates

The list of graduate certificates offered online by the George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology should read:

Campus Locations and Offerings - Online Programs - School of Education - Graduate Certificates

The list of graduate certificates offered online by the School of Education should read:

Course Descriptions - LEAD - Educational Leadership

The course description for LEAD 5500 Field Experience I in Education Leadership (2) should read:

The Field Experience I in Educational Leadership course is an authentic field-based experience that involves work in building level leadership with a minimum of 50 field experience hours in this class with a total of 300 hours by the end of the program. The identification of the total project and the specific learning outcome experiences involved in the total project should be driven by the needs of the school and the learning needs and interest of the candidate. The candidate will have a mentor who is approved by the university site coordinator. 

Creativity and Innovation (Certificate)

This program is offered by the School of Education and the Webster Center for Creativity and Innovation. It is available at the St. Louis home campus and the Geneva campus. 

Doctor of Education (EdD)

The asterisk note on the required course EDOC 7000 in the Doctor of Education (EdD) should read:

*Students in an emphasis area take content-area courses which are cross-listed with EDOC 7000, except for students in the emphasis in transformative learning in the global community, who will take the following courses instead of EDOC 7000:

  • EDOC 7120 Global Histories and Politics in Education (3 hours)
  • EDOC 7130 Communications Technologies in Educational Systems (3 hours)
  • EDOC 7140 Educational Equity and Ethics: Theory and Policies (3 hours)
  • EDOC 7150 Seminar: Social Justice, Transformative Learning and Issues in Global Education

Reading (MA)

The core course requirements for the Reading (MA) should read:

  • READ 5190 Advanced Studies in Language Development and Acquisition (3 hours)
  • READ 5235 Understanding Diverse Reading Profiles, Including Dyslexia (3 hours)
  • SPED 5270 Advocating for Persons with Disabilities (3 hours)
  • SPED 5240 Psychoeducational Asessment (3 hours)

The 27 hours of required courses included in the Reading (MA) that apply toward the Special Reading Certification should read:

  • Three reading methods courses (READ 5412, READ 5235, READ 5940) (9 hours)
  • Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Disabilities (READ 5950) (3 hours)
  • Advanced Studies in Language Development and Acquisition (READ 5190) (3 hours)
  • Advocating for Persons with Disabilities (SPED 5270) (3 hours)
  • Psychoeducational Assessment (SPED 5240) (3 hours)
  • Practicum in Diagnosis of Reading Problems (READ 5970) (3 hours)
  • Practicum in Remediation (READ 5980) (3 hours)

24 July 2020

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Texas - San Antonio Metropolitan

The list of programs offered at the San Antonio Metropolitan, Texas campus should read:

  • Counseling (MA) with an Emphasis in Clinical Mental Health
  • Cybersecurity - Threat Detection (Certificate)
  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Health Administration (MHA)
  • Procurement and Acquisitions Management (MA)
  • Project Management (Certificate)

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Utah - Hill Air Force Base

The list of programs offered at the Hill Air Force Base, Utah campus should read:

  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Cybersecurity - Threat Detection (Certificate)
  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Information Technology Management (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Procurement and Acquisitions Management (MA)

31 July 2020

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Georgia - Fort Stewart

The list of programs offered at the Fort Stewart, Georgia campus should read:

  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Georgia - Hunter Army Airfield

The list of programs offered at the Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia campus should read:

  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

14 August 2020

Accreditation and Memberships - State Licensures - Virginia

The State Licensure 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. 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.

21 August 2020

Accreditation and Memberships - Licensure/Approvals and Specialized Accreditations - Specialized Accreditations

The Specialized Accreditations section should read:

  • Business and Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Webster University is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
  • Webster University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1952.
  • Nursing programs and degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-975-5000
    www.acenursing.org

  • The nursing anesthesia program is accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA) of nurse anesthesia educational programs.
  • Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • Webster University is registered for state teachers' certificates by the Department of Education of the State of Missouri.
  • MA in Reading received recognition from the International Reading Association (IRA).
  • MA in Teaching English as a Second Language received recognition from the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
  • Only the St. Louis campus' legal studies in BA, MA and paralegal certificates are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • The MA in Counseling with an Emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, available at the home campus in St. Louis, Missouri and the South Carolina campuses in Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia, is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
  • Webster University is registered as an Approved Continuing Education Partner (ACEP) with the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc (NBCC).
  • National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). 
  • State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).

International Relations (Global MA)

The bulleted list under the Global Degrees heading should read:

  • A Global degree cannot be completed at one Webster University campus alone.
  • A Global degree includes study at several Webster University campuses in a minimum of four different countries.
  • A Global degree allows students to engage directly in various cultures and develop a global perspective that might not otherwise be achieved.
  • A Global degree requires a structured rotation of students among the Webster campuses with a predefined academic curriculum for each campus.
  • A Global degree allows for the movement of students between campuses while still achieving all of the requirements for graduation.
  • A Global degree is designed so that the time spent in the local culture at each Webster campus complements the academic work in the student's particular area of study.

The information under the Locations heading should read:

Students in the global international relations program typically visit four of the following:

  • Accra, Ghana
  • Athens, Greece
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Leiden, The Netherlands
  • St. Louis, The United States
  • Vienna, Austria

Students interested in this program may enroll through the St. Louis home campus. For more information, visit webster.edu/global.

04 September 2020

Accreditation and Memberships - Licensure/Approvals and Specialized Accreditations - Specialized Accreditations

The Specialized Accreditations section should read:

  • Business and Management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Webster University is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.
  • Webster University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1952.
  • The master's nursing program at Webster University located in Saint Louis, Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-975-5000
    www.acenursing.org

    The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the master's nursing program is continuing accreditation. 

    View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm
  • The nursing anesthesia program is accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA) of nurse anesthesia educational programs.
  • Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
  • Webster University is registered for state teachers' certificates by the Department of Education of the State of Missouri.
  • MA in Reading received recognition from the International Reading Association (IRA).
  • MA in Teaching English as a Second Language received recognition from the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
  • Only the St. Louis campus' legal studies in BA, MA and paralegal certificates are approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).
  • The MA in Counseling with an Emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, available at the home campus in St. Louis, Missouri and the South Carolina campuses in Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Columbia, is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
  • Webster University is registered as an Approved Continuing Education Partner (ACEP) with the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc (NBCC).
  • National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). 
  • State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).

Nursing (MSN) 

The Program Description should read:

The master of science in nursing (MSN) program is designed for registered nurses with a BSN who wish to pursue advanced knowledge necessary for the professional roles of nurse educator or nurse leader. 

The program requires the completion of 36 credit hours with an Educator or Leader track. Courses are scheduled in an eight-week format. The MSN is designed to be a year-round part-time program that students complete in 2.5 years.

The master's nursing program at Webster University located in Saint Louis, Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the master's nursing program is continuing accreditation. 

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

11 September 2020

Tuition, Fees and Refunds - Tuition and Fees - Additional Fees

The Additional Fees table should read:

Application Fee (excluding doctorate programs)
non-refundable
$50
Application Fee (doctorate programs)
non-refundable
$125
Graduation Fee
non-refundable
$100
Transcript Fee $15
Study Abroad
non-refundable 
Varies
NOTE: Courses in various academic programs sometimes require expendable supplies or services, and in these cases the student may be billed a class fee for such costs.

 

18 September 2020

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Colorado - Peterson Air Force Base

The campus information for Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado should read:

Peterson Air Force Base^
201 W. Stewart Ave.
Suite 106
Peterson AFB, CO 80914
Ph: (719) 574-7562
Fax: (719) 574-2333
petersonafb@webster.edu

This campus is no longer accepting new student applications.

Programs offered:

  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Government Contracting (Certificate)
  • Information Technology Management (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Organizational Development (MA)
  • Procurement and Acquisitions Management (MA)
  • Project Management (Certificate)
  • Remote Sensing Analysis and Geospatial Information System (GIS) (Certificate)
  • Space Systems Operations Management (MS) 

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Florida - Lakeland Metropolitan

The campus information for Lakeland Metropolitan, Florida should read:

Lakeland Metropolitan*
Lakeside Village
1479 Towne Center Dr., Suite 202
Lakeland, FL 33803
Ph: (863) 687-9309
Fax: (863) 687-9062
lakeland@webster.edu

This campus is no longer accepting new student applications.

Programs offered:

  • Counseling (MA)
  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Cybersecurity - Threat Detection (Certificate)
  • Educational Leadership (EdS)
  • Government Contracting (Certificate)
  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Human Services (MA)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Project Management (Certificate)

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Kansas - McConnell Air Force Base

The campus information for McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas should read:

McConnell Air Force Base^
P.O. Box 250
Andover, KS 67002
Ph: (316) 686-6841
mcconnell@webster.edu

This campus is no longer accepting new student applications.

Programs offered:

  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - Missouri - WingHaven

The campus information for WingHaven, Missouri should read:

WingHaven*
2229 Technology Drive, Suite 300
O'Fallon, MO 63368-7344
Ph: (636) 561-2400
Fax: (636) 625-2522

This campus is no longer accepting new student applications.

Programs offered:

  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Cybersecurity - Threat Detection (Certificate)
  • Educational Technology (MET)
  • Human Resources Management (MA)
  • Legal Studies (MA)
  • Organizational Development (MA)
  • Organizational Development (Certificate)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Robotics for STEM Educators (Certificate)

Educational Leadership (EdS)

The Admission section for the Educational Leadership (EdS) should read:

Students who are interested in applying to this degree program should also see the Admission section of this catalog for general requirements.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the educational leadership (EdS) program are accepted each semester and in the summer. The applicant will submit the following credentials:

  • Completion of a master’s degree in education or a related field, such as social work, business or communications.
  • Superior academic ability at the graduate level with at least a 3.25 GPA.
  • Official transcripts of previous undergraduate and graduate coursework.
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty member and/or associate.
  • Essay.

Send all admissions materials to:

Webster University
Office of Admission
470 East Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119

International Relations (Global MA)

The required hours under the Program Curriculum section for the International Relations (Global MA) should read:

The 30 credit hours required for the global master of arts (GMA) in international relations must include the following courses:

  • INTL 5000 Introduction to International Relations (3 hours)
  • INTL 5100 Research Methods and Perspectives (3 hours)
  • INTL 6000 Capstone in International Relations (3 hours)
  • INTL 5500 Professional Seminar (3 hours)
  • Two courses from the Comparative Politics Cluster (6 hours)
  • Four courses from the International Politics Cluster (12 hours)

Students in the Global MA in international relations can apply to complete INTL 6250 Thesis and in place of the INTL 6000 Capstone in International Relations. Doing so requires 3-6 additional credits.

25 September 2020

Campus Locations and Offerings - Online Programs - School of Education - Graduate Degrees

The list of graduate degrees offered online by the School of Education should read:

Educational Leadership and Administration (MA)

This program is offered by the School of Education. It is available online and at the St. Louis home campus.

02 October 2020

Tuition, Fees and Refunds - Tuition and Fees

The Tuition for Military rates chart should read:

Tuition for Military (active duty, selected reserve and National Guard)
(per credit hour)^
Metropolitan locations $380
Military locations $380
Online courses
(Summer, Fall)
$470
Online courses
(Effective Spring 2021)
$380
Civilian students (including veterans) on military bases†  $645
^ Except doctoral students and other specialized degree programs.

† Several scholarships are available to support Military Spouses, Military Dependents, Children of Fallen Patriots, Folds of Honor designees, First Responders, Civilian Employees and Federal Contract Workers. For information on these scholarships, please see the Office of Military Affairs Scholarships website.

 

23 October 2020

Government Contracting (Certificate)

The final paragraph of the Program Description section for the Government Contracting (Certificate) should read:

For additional details, please contact the Office of Admission.
Email: admissions@webster.edu

13 November 2020

Tuition, Fees and Refunds - Payment Requirements

The fourth paragraph of the Payment Requirements section should read:

Students are financially responsible for all courses not officially dropped by the deadline. Webster University reserves the right to withhold transcripts or diplomas, and refuse or cancel enrollment for future terms, if any tuition or other fees or charges owed to the University are not paid when due. In the event an account is referred to an agency or attorney for collection, the student promises to pay, in addition to all amounts otherwise due to Webster University, the costs and expenses of such collection and/or representation not to exceed 25% of the amount owed, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses (whether or not litigation is commenced), to the extent permitted by applicable law.

18 December 2020

Course Descriptions - LEAD - Educational Leadership

The course descriptions for LEAD - Educational Leadership should include LEAD 6141 Portfolio Based Analysis which should read:

LEAD 6141 Portfolio Based Analysis (2)

The Leadership Seminar is the culminating experience of the EdS degree in educational leadership. This course is an individualized learning experience that supports the prospective school administrator in: integrating learning from coursework, internships and other professional experiences; completing a professional portfolio that documents knowledge, skills and dispositions required for administrator certification; and preparing for the state assessment required for administrator certification. This cousre begins with an informal presentation and review of the student's portfolio related to School of Education goals and state certification standards. Based on this evaluation, the student and instructor will develop and individual will develop an individual course of study addressing competencies that have not yet been documented. The formal presentation of the professional portfolio that documents all required competencies is the culminating experience of both the course and the program. Prerequisites: 27 credit hours in the EdS program.

Graduate Studies Catalog (main page) - Notice of Non-Discrimination

The following contact under the Notice of Non-Discrimination should read:

Matters concerning academic issues:

Thao Dang-Williams
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO  63119
314-246-8757
thaodangwilliams@webster.edu

19 January 2021

Paralegal Studies (Certificate)

The program description and the learning outcomes for the Paralegal Studies certificate should read:

Program Description

The graduate paralegal certificate is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is the only ABA program in the St. Louis area. The coursework for the graduate paralegal certificate is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the legal environment in which individuals, businesses and the judiciary operates. This certificate should be attractive to those individuals who need additional legal knowledge to function more effectively (for example, managers, teachers, government employees and legal assistants).

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Utilize critical thinking strategies for legal reasoning and analysis.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Code of Professional Responsibility to guide professional behaviors and decision-making.
  • Integrate the skills and knowledge necessary for understanding legal issues working from both theoretical and practical applications.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the essential goals of legal researching, problem solving and logic as applied to legal writing.
  • Evaluate legal information to be used in effective written communication for practical problems encountered in a legal environment.
  • Analyze the significant role that legal assistants have in the legal world.
  • Apply advanced legal knowledge and skills in legal practice.

22 January 2021

Campus Locations and Offerings - United States Campuses - California - Los Angeles Air Force Base

The list of programs offered at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California should read:

  • Cybersecurity (MS)
  • Government Contracting (Certificate)
  • Management and Leadership (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Procurement and Acquisitions Management (MA)