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U.S. Space Operations Officer Qualification Course (SOOQC) FA 40A

Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the U.S. Army Space Operations Officer Qualification Course (SOOQC) provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for graduates of the U.S. Army Space Operations Officer Qualifications Course (SOOQC) OR the U.S. Air Force National Security Space Institute (NSSI) Space 200 - Space Application Course and Space 300 - Space Integration Course to transfer up to 15 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

  • Transfer credit awarded applies only to: SOOQC, and NSSI Space 200 and Space 300 (December 2010-Present). SOOQC graduates must submit an official/certified copy of the courses completion certificate before transfer credit can be awarded. NSSI Space 200 and Space 300 (December 2010-Present) graduates must submit an official copy of a transcript from the USAF Air University reflecting completion of the NSSI courses.
  • Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate program listed above following prescribed admission procedures.

Documentation

  • SOOQC graduates must submit an official/certified copy of the courses completion certificate before transfer credit can be awarded. NSSI Space 200 and Space 300 (December 2010-Present) graduates must submit an official copy of a transcript from the USAF Air University reflecting completion of the NSSI courses.
  • 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 the SOOQC are pre-approved course substitutions. Webster University courses do not substitute to the SOOQC program.

Webster University Courses
(Up to a maximum of 15 credit hours)
 SOOQC Course
SPSM 5000 Space Environment Space Environment
SPSM 5710 Space Communications Systems Space Communications Systems
SPSM 5730 Space Operations Research Operations Research
SPSM 5770 Space Operations Management Operations Management
SPSM 5910 Space Systems Integration Space Systems Integration

 

Application of Transfer Credit Toward the MS Space Systems Operations Management Degree:

Emphasis in Engineering and Technical Management
Webster University Course SOOQC Transfer Credit Awarded Transfer Credit
SPSM 5000 Space Environment Space Environment 3 SH
SPSM 5730 Space Operations Research Operations Research 3 SH
SPSM 5770 Space Operations Management Operations Management 3 SH
Graduate Space Electives SPSM 5710 Space Communications Systems Space Communications Systems 3 SH   6 SH
SPSM 5910 Space Systems Integration Space Systems Integration 3 SH
Maximum Transfer Credit Awarded 15 SH

 

Emphasis in Acquisitions and Program Management 
Webster University Course SOOQC Transfer Credit Awarded Transfer Credit
SPSM 5000 Space Environment Space Environment 3 SH
SPSM 5730 Space Operations Research Operations Research 3 SH
Graduate Space Electives SPSM 5710 Space Communications Systems Space Communications Systems 3 SH  6 SH
SPSM 5910 Space Systems Integration Space Systems Integration 3 SH
Graduate General Electives SPSM 5770 Space Operations Management Operations Management
 
3 SH
Maximum Transfer Credit Awarded 15 SH

If you have questions on any aspect of this transfer credit degree program between the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command course and Webster University, you may contact www.webster.edu/coloradosprings.

Updated February 26, 2020

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