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U.S. Air Force National Security Space Institute (NSSI) (FA 40C)

Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the U.S. Air Force's National Security Space Institute (NSSI) course provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for graduates of the U.S. Air Force National Security Space Institute (NSSI) Space 200 - Space Application Course and Space 300 - Space Integration Course. This transfer credit degree program offers these graduates the opportunity to transfer to transfer up to 9 credit hours of graduate transfer credits. The credit can be applied to Masters programs in the Walker School of Business & Technology and select programs in the College of Arts and Sciences including the MS in Criminal Justice, MS in Environmental Management, MA in Gerontology, MA in Human Services, MA in International Relations, MA in Legal Studies, MA in National Security Studies, and the MS in Science Management and Leadership. Transfer work can be used as either core courses or elective courses, depending on program requirements. Some programs may accept fewer credits based on specific degree requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Transfer credit awarded applies only to NSSI Space 200 and Space 300 graduates from 2004-Present. All participants in the program must submit an official/certified copy of the courses completion certificate before transfer credit can be awarded. All participants in the program must submit an official copy of a transcript from the USAF Air University reflecting completion of the NSSI courses.
  2. Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate programs listed above following prescribed admissions procedures.

Documentation

  1. Submission of an official copy of a transcript showing completion of the above NSSI courses. All participants in the program must submit an official copy of a transcript from the USAF Air University reflecting completion of the NSSI courses.
  2. Submission of an official transcript showing completion of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited academic institution.

Transfer Credit Awarded

Pre-approved Course Substitutions: The following courses from NSSI are pre-approved for transfer credit and for course substitutions for specific Webster University core courses as indicated.  Webster University courses do not substitute for NSSI courses. 

Approved Webster University Transfer Credits
(Up to a maximum of 9 credit hours)
Transfer Credit 
SPSM 5740 - Space Systems Dynamics-Orbital Mechanics 3 Credits
SPSM 5990 - Issues in Space Operations 3 Credits
SPSM 5910 - Space Systems Integration 3 Credits
CSSS 5990 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity 3 Credits
INTL 5500 Professional Seminars 3 Credits
INTL 5900 Advanced Research Methods 3 Credits



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