Joint Forces Staff College | Webster University

Joint Forces Staff College

Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the Joint Forces Staff College course provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for Joint and Combined Staff Officer School (JCSOS) or the Joint and Combined Warfighting School (JCWS) graduates to transfer up to 12 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

  • Completion of the JCSOS or JCWS program.
  • Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate programs listed above following prescribed admission procedures. 


  • Submission of an official transcript showing completion of the JCSOS or JCWS program.
  • 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 JCSOS or JCWS are pre-approved course substitutions. Webster University courses do not substitute to Joint Forces Staff College programs.

Approved Webster University Transfer Credits
(Up to a maximum of 12 credit hours)
Transfer Credit
MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior or MBA 5100 Adding Value through Human Capital 3 Credits
CSSS 5240 Pre-Emptive Deterrence 3 Credits
CSSS 5990 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity 3 Credits
Graduate Elective Course 3 Credits

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