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Since 1915, our Webster University community has delivered accessible, high-quality learning experiences to all. With more than 100+ areas of study found within our seven colleges and schools, extensive study-abroad opportunities, and a rich history of diversity, you can create a graduate experience that’s as unique as you are. Best of all — no GRE required.

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Advance Your Career with A Graduate Degree

With our web-enhanced classroom options, around 40 locations, and five convenient start times per year, our programs reflect the needs of our working professionals. And, because we have metropolitan, military and corporate locations around the world, our students are immersed in a vibrant and unique learning experience.

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Preparing students for in-demand positions in the evolving marketplace

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Ensuring education quality through 95+ years of accreditation

Take the First Step: How to Begin Your Application

Your future success at Webster University starts with an application to your chosen program. Once accepted, you will be assigned an advisor. Your entry into your program grants you all the rights and benefits conferred to admitted students of the University.

Applying to our programs is easy, and you do not need to complete the application in one session. We do not require an admissions essay. We do not require standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, etc.). Information about how to apply is listed below:

  1. Visit Our Online Application Page
  2. Complete Your Application
    • The application for admission is a short online form. You will be asked to provide your contact information, desired program and other key details.
    • No admissions essay required.
    • No standardized test required (SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, etc.)
    • Transcripts: In the application form, you will be asked to provide information about previous institutions attended. You will also need to request transcripts to be sent to us directly from those institutions (See below).
  3. Application Fee
    • The application fee is $60.  In some cases, fee waivers are available - Contact your Webster representative to learn more.
  4. Request Transcripts
    • Request transcripts from your previous institution(s). Official transcripts must be sent directly from the institution to Webster’s admissions office. For more information, contact your previous institution’s registrar.
    • Request official transcripts from all colleges attended be sent to:
           Webster University
           Office of Admissions
           470 E. Lockwood Ave.
           St. Louis, MO 63119

Need help? Contact our admissions office at 314-246-7800 or 800-753-6765, or email

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Explore Our Career-Forward Graduate Degree Programs

Webster University is committed to providing educational programs that are relevant and that help students achieve their goals. Below are a few of our currently trending graduate programs:


College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Webster's Master of Science in Criminal Justice prepares you for an exciting and meaningful career using a multidisciplinary approach to enhance technical and critical thinking skills and decision-making processes, while increasing analytical capabilities to help graduates explain, predict, and prevent crime and victimization.

Learn more about our Criminal Justice program

Customize your Criminal Justice degree to fit your needs. Select a graduate certificate or our dual-degree option, the MA in National Security Studies/MS in Criminal Justice, offered at select U.S. locations.

Become an expert on some of the most important issues in today’s world with the Master of Arts in National Security Studies at Webster University. With this degree, you will gain the skills, theories, laws, and techniques necessary to work in the rapidly changing field of national security, opening doors to a wide range of careers protecting the nation from external and internal threats.

Learn more about our National Security Studies program

Students learn the theory and background information needed to understand the actors, institutions, contexts, methods, and ethics of national security decision making. Graduates of the program are critical and innovative thinkers capable of taking on the continually evolving landscape of securing the nation in a range of capacities.


College of Science and Health

Webster's counseling degree program combines classroom education and hands-on field experience to provide you with theory and skills needed to work with individuals, couples, families and children in a variety of mental health settings.


Webster's MA in Counseling supports the development of students as competent counselors, and is designed to prepare individuals for a career in this growing profession. 


George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology

Advance your business skills to develop and implement value-creating ideas and solutions in today's worldwide economy. The innovative MBA program at Webster University is designed for professionals who want to shape their own career, upgrade credentials, and be strategic players in the world of business.

Learn More about the MBA Program

The MBA dual-degree option combines the MBA curriculum with a core set of coursework in a variety of disciplines. Some of these include:*

* For a full list, please see the MBA program page. Not all areas of emphasis or dual-degree programs are offered at every Webster University location. Check with your campus for details.

Webster University's cybersecurity programs prepare students and professionals to succeed in demanding positions in both the public and private sectors, protecting the ever-expanding, global reach of computer systems. Graduates may oversee, operate, or protect critical computer systems, information, infrastructures, and communications networks from cyber crime, cyber fraud, or cyber espionage.

Learn About our Cybersecurity Programs

Cybersecurity training at Webster University

Our graduate programs in cybersecurity offer the following degree and certificate options:

  • MS in Cybersecurity Operations
  • MS in Cybersecurity with an emphasis in Artificial Intelligence
  • MS in Cybersecurity with an emphasis in Data Analytics
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Threat Detection
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Information Assurance

Webster University also offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an emphasis in Cybersecurity (BS) program, for which it holds accreditation from the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Webster University can prepare you to meet the demand for jobs in the growing field of healthcare management with our Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree. The Walker School MHA program is designed to facilitate students' ability to provide value with regard to people skills, managerial skills and strategy. We focus on providing students with real-world examples and knowledge, utilizing a faculty comprised primarily of practitioners in the field.

Learn more about the MHA Program

Information technology (IT) touches every aspect of business. Its effective management enables seamless communication, efficient operations and innovation. Be the integral leader any organization needs when you complete your Master’s in Information Technology Management at Webster University. Gain a foundation in current and emerging information technology — or add management skills to an impressive resume with Webster’s IT master’s degree.

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Learn to integrate people, processes and technologies to support strategic organizational growth with a Master of Arts in Information Technology Management. At Webster, you’ll discover how to effectively oversee all aspects of emerging and converging technologies, from planning and implementation to use and maintenance.

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The MA in Management and Leadership at Webster University helps you develop and refine the skills you need to be a more strategic manager and innovative leader and more. This program also equips you with the understanding of global business practices and motivational skills needed to not only manage people, but inspire and encourage them, propelling them to greater productivity. The cutting-edge curriculum will help amplify your abilities to develop solutions for complex problems and situations, analyze industry trends, and anticipate, plan and execute organizational change.

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School of Communications

Beyond simply selling a product, advertising and marketing is about connecting with people in creative ways, reaching specific audiences, and understanding the ways and means of promotion. Students and marketing professionals in Webster's Advertising and Marketing Communications programs learn theory and application to help develop a creative, competitive edge, while learning to analyze traditional advertising, social media and mobile marketing campaigns to establish and advance in their careers.

Learn more about our Advertising and Marketing Communications program

Developing and employing clear, concise and strategic communication is a critical skill in the business world, and the online master's degree in Communications Management from Webster enables you to take your career and business to the next level. The Master of Arts (MA) degree in Communications Management is intended for aspiring young professionals or mid-career managers working in or transitioning to a communications field. This program is designed to include courses from both Media Communications and Business Management to create a distinctive profile for graduates entering or advancing in the job market.


If you are interested in several kinds of media, and you don’t want to narrow it down to just one major, the Master of Arts in Media Communications degree is perfect for you. It's flexible, allowing you to study multiple areas of media — from Animation to Scriptwriting to Public Relations, and more — and create your own unique combination of subjects. It’s the broadest, most flexible degree in Webster's School of Communications.


Public relations is a competitive and rapidly changing field. At Webster University, you'll learn how to identify communications problems, and develop and implement real-world solutions — in real time. Our public relations programs combine a strong foundation of academic study with opportunities to test concepts through projects. Students will learn to manage relationships with clients, create project budgets and develop strong writing skills. They'll also learn theories and gain hands-on experience in creating strategic information programs, internal communications plans, media relations and special events as they build their professional portfolios using all available formats of media (print, video, radio and television, and social media, digital and electronic applications).


Not seeing the program that fits your goals?

Explore our full list of current graduate program offerings.

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