2013-2014 Graduate Catalog

This catalog represents policies, procedures and graduate program requirements in effect for the 2013-2014 academic year, which runs from June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014.


Webster University is a private, non-profit, independent, multi-campus, international institution offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Founded in 1915, Webster University's home campus is in Webster Groves, Missouri, USA, a major suburban center of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Webster University also offers programs at extended campus locations throughout the United States, including military education installations and metropolitan centers, international programs in Europe, Asia and South America, and online distance learning programs in a large number of academic disciplines.

Webster University is academically organized into five schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts
  • School of Business and Technology
  • School of Communications
  • School of Education

The policies and courses listed in this catalog represent the curriculum for the following degrees:

  • Master of Arts
  • Global Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Combined Bachelor of Music/Master of Music
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Educational Specialist
  • Doctor of Management

Not all degrees and majors are offered at every Webster University location. A schedule of courses for the academic year is available at all Webster University locations that offer degree programs.

The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and Webster University. The provisions of this catalog will ordinarily be applied as stated.

However, Webster University reserves the right to change any statement made in this catalog, including but not limited to academic requirements for graduation, without actual notice to individual students. Every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes. The student is responsible for knowing graduation requirements for his or her degree program.

Enrollment in Webster University or completion of a degree program does not guarantee employment. Career services are available to students at most U.S. campuses. Webster University makes no claim or guarantee that credit earned will transfer to another institution.

Webster University works with an independent certified public accountant to assure that there is sufficient funding through a tuition guaranty bond. A copy of the bond document can be requested by mail addressed to Webster University, Office of Finance, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 63119.

It is the policy of Webster University not to discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, color, creed, age, ethnic or national origin, or non-disqualifying handicap, as required by federal laws and regulations, including Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.

Webster University complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, Public Law 93-380 as Amended.

Section 504 and Title IX Coordinator

Betsy Schmutz
Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119-3194
Phone: 314-968-6960

For general information or application materials:

U.S. Citizens to the St. Louis Campus

Phone: 314-968-7100
Fax: 314-968-7116
E-mail: gadmit@webster.edu

U.S. Citizens to Extended U.S. Campuses

Phone or fax the campus of your choice.
(For phone and fax information, see the U.S. Extended Campuses Offering Undergraduate Degree Completion section of this catalog.)

International Students to U.S. Campuses

Phone: international access code
Fax: international access code
E-mail: intlstudy@webster.edu

U.S. Residents to International Campuses

Phone: 314-968-6988 • 1-800-984-6857
Fax: 314-968-7119
E-mail: worldview@webster.edu

Non-U.S. Residents to International Campuses

Phone or fax the campus of your choice.
(For phone and fax information, see the International Campuses for Undergraduates section of this catalog.)

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]
    [an error occurred while processing this directive]