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Advance Your Military Career or Succeed in Civilian Life

Leverage your military expertise and experience with an advanced degree. Move up the military ranks or transition successfully into a civilian role with Webster University — proving unmatched military education for more than 40 years. And we’ve been consistently recognized as a military-friendly institution that helps veterans and active-duty service members pursue, pay for and complete their degrees.

With online and military base or nearby in-person options, you can balance school with work and military and life commitments — even if deployed. Military credits also transfer easily.

A Pillar in Military-Friendly Education

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#8 Best for Veterans

Webster University is a top-tier regional institution, ranked as #8th "Best for Veterans" for 2022 among Midwestern Regional Institutions by U.S. News & World Report, and #22nd in the Regional Universities Midwest category in 2023.

Best Colleges for Veterans 2022 by U.S. News & World Report
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Or our Webster University Online degrees can be completed no matter where you are! Find a program that will help you achieve your educational goals and take you to the next level in your career — whether that's in or out of the military. Choose from one of our most popular offerings online, where you will receive the same prestigious diploma and gain the same cutting-edge knowledge as in our in-person classes.

 

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Top Webster University Online Program — Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Webster's MBA will advance your business skills and help you develop and implement value-creating ideas and solutions for today's worldwide economy. The innovative program will upgrade your credentials, and place you on the road to success as a strategic player in the world of business, preparing you for a career that enhances your expertise and experience.

More Webster University Online Programs to Consider

Our worldwide network offers quality, convenience and access to learning. And the convenience of online provides even greater opportunity to leverage your knowledge to obtain an innovative business, leadership or technology-related degree.

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Campus Information

Important Dates and Campus Closures

  • Jan. 17, 2022: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • May 30, 2022: Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • June 20, 2022: Juneteenth (observed), (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • July 4, 2022: U.S. Independence Day observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Sept. 5, 2022: Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Nov. 24-25, 2022: Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Dec. 24, 2022-Jan. 2, 2023: Winter Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Jan. 16, 2023: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • May 29, 2023: Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • June 19, 2023: Juneteenth (observed), (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • July 4, 2023: U.S. Independence Day observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Sept. 4, 2023: Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Nov. 23-24, 2023: Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Dec. 23, 2022-Jan. 1, 2023: Winter Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)

Step-by-Step Guide

Students completing their degree must fill out an online Petition to Graduate prior to graduation, at the time of registration for your final term. The main campus will not confer your degree or release your diploma until this form has been received. You may access the petition using the link: Petition to Graduate

Please Note: A student who completes a graduate degree, (including all required, elective, and transfer courses) while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.950, receives Graduate Academic Honors. Accelerated sequential degrees are excluded from this designation. If you believe you qualify for honors, please inform the campus so they may verify.

Students who have completed all of their academic requirements to graduate must clear their Student Business Office account balance prior to diploma and transcript release. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% convenience fee. Check payments have a holding period of 10 days before the release of transcripts. For more information, call the Business Office at 1-800-981-9803.

Complete the RSVP form for the 2022 Commencement Ceremony, which will be held at Dr. Philips High School – Performing Arts Center, at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 25, 2022. The doors to the theatre will open for seating at approximately 10 a.m. There is no reserved seating, so please let your guests know to arrive in a timely fashion. Please be sure to RSVP by, Thursday, May 12, 2022.

To order your Master's cap and gown, visit Jostens. Online ordering is now open. Please complete your order by Thursday, May 12, 2022 to ensure your items are delivered before the commencement date. Shipping time is usually around five weeks. If you miss the online ordering deadline, you may call Jostens at 800-854-7464 and place your order by phone. Please note, this option will also incur an additional shipping fee. Do not leave this for the last minute!

Please note that there will be no representatives on campus, orders will be handled exclusively online through the Jostens website.

Instructions:

From the Jostens website, click on "Graduation Caps and Gowns" on the right.

Click on "student" under Select your Collection.

Select the Masters Cap, Gown, and Tassel (Note that the picture shows a black cap and gown, but the actual product will be dark blue)

Click customize, and enter height/weight, and click next.

From the drop box, select your major, and click next (MBA graduates should select "Business Administration," MA in Management, HR, or Counseling graduates should select "Arts," and "Cybersecurity" or "Finance" graduates should select "Science").

Verify your info, and edit if necessary.

Click add to cart, enter your name, and click on checkout. Finish final steps to complete order.

You will receive an immediate email confirmation of your order with a confirmation number. Please keep this number for future reference. Once you receive your confirmation number you know Jostens has the order!

If you have questions about ordering, call Jostens’ Consumer Contact Center at 800-854-7464.

Below is the listing of hood colors so you may verify you received the correct hood when your order arrives:

  • BA/MA Bachelor/Master of Arts - White
  • BS/MS Bachelor/Master of Science - Gold
  • BBA/MBA Bachelor/Master of Business Administration - Drab
  • MHA Master of Health Administration - Salmon
  • MPA Master of Public Administration - Peacock

  1. Please read the Student Graduation Information Letter completely as it contains additional details. The letter will also be mailed and emailed to you with a map and directions attached.

    1. Student Graduation Information Letter (PDF)

    If you have questions, or if we can be of any assistance, please contact Student Services at 904-268-3037 or by email at lisakaymaier@webster.edu

    We look forward to celebrating your special day with you at the ceremony!

Armon Lee
Assistant Director
Staff
armonlee50@webster.edu
904-779-7124
Sharon Phillips
Academic Advisor
Staff
sharonphillips21@websger.edu
904-268-3037
Lisa Maier
Recruitment Coordinator
Staff
lisakaymaier@webster.edu
904-268-3037
Shawna Grant
Alumni Chapter President
jaxalumchapterpres@webster.edu
Dr. Cristina Echeverry
SHRM Student Chapter Co-Lead, Adjunct Faculty
cecheverry@webster.edu
Dr. Allison Turner
SHRM Student Chapter Co-Lead, Adjunct Faculty
allisonturner94@webster.edu

  1. Review Instructions (PDF)
  2. Fill out the following forms and email to Marsha Delaney-Thomas (email address below):
    CITRIX Form and Background Check (PDF)

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Our Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Cyber-attacks continue to expose critical business information, so the demand for IT Security Specialists is soaring. Get a degree in one of the fastest-growing industries and learn to create communication networks protected from cyber-crime, fraud and espionage while solving real-world problems.

Serving Our Military Communities

Achieving Career Success

Webster and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for over 40 years to provide high-quality, cost-effective programs at military installations and locations around the world.

At Webster, your education is flexible and — best of all — portable.

Flexible

With five terms in an academic year, students can tailor education to their life. Courses are offered in semester or 8- or 9-week periods, and can consist of multiple modalities with our assortment of in-person, hybrid, and online options. Webster also offers a variety of degree, certificate, and non-degree programs.

Portable

For 40 years Webster has been building a network of campuses to serve local communities, now serving more than 10,000 students across 50 residential, metro, military, and international locations. Our students can start their degree at one location and finish at another, or seamlessly work on a degree while studying abroad.

Webster University is not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or any military service, and images, including incidental uniformed military personnel, facilities or military service marks do not imply endorsement by the DoD or any military service. The appearance of DoD visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

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