Webster University offers a wide variety of graduate programs at our global locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa to help you advance your current career or embark on a whole new career. Our graduate courses are offered in the evening, and many degree programs are offered entirely online.

With a variety of goals, Webster students are advancing their current careers and also embarking on new ones. Whether you are studying full-time, part-time or online, Webster University provides the benefits of a student-centered education with a real-world perspective.

Students interested in applying to one of our graduate degree or certificate programs should consult the admission requirements located in the graduate catalog. If you are a U.S. permanent resident or were educated outside the U.S., please follow the steps below. For international students, visit the International Student Admission webpage for additional requirements.

If this is not your first master's degree, you may qualify for a sequential degree. For further information, visit the Sequential Admission webpage.

Steps in Applying

  1. Submit a completed Graduate Application for Admission with an application fee
  2. Request and submit an official transcript from the college or university that granted your baccalaureate degree

Items to check after submitting an application:

  • Some academic programs have additional admission requirements, including application deadline dates, which are specified in their respective section of the Graduate Catalog. After the application is completed, the University Admission Committee will render an admission decision.
  • Official transcripts may be submitted either by U.S. Mail or electronically using a secure third party, such as Escript-Safe, Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse. Electronic transcripts may be sent via If your former institution does not participate in an electronic secure process, then have your transcripts sent to the following address:

    Office of Admission
    Webster University
    470 E. Lockwood Ave.
    St Louis, MO 63119

If you have questions regarding your qualifications or the process, contact the campus you plan to attend or the main St. Louis Webster Groves campus for more information.

Webster Advantages

  • More than 50 graduate programs. Each is taught by an expert faculty who understand the real-world applications and trends for their field of expertise.
  • On campus and Webster University Online. Many graduate programs can be completed online, and students can enroll in both on campus and online classes. Most graduate courses are taught in 9-week terms.
  • Non-degree students. Students who do not plan to complete a degree or program from Webster University may request approval to take graduate courses at the University as a non-degree student.
  • Total immersion global programs. Webster offers a Global MA in International Nongovernmental Organizations, Global Track for the MBA, an acclaimed Study Abroad program, campuses on four continents, and students from nearly every country in the world.
  • International campuses. In prominent international cities: Leiden, the Netherlands; Geneva, Switzerland; Accra, Ghana; Vienna, Austria; Athens, Greece; Tashkent, Uzbekistan; Tbilisi, Georgia; and Chengdu, Shanghai, and Beijing, China.

22nd in the Midwest

Webster University continues to be highly ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report, now listed as 22nd in Midwest Regional Universities. Webster was also recognized as a “Best Value” school and “Top Performer” for social mobility.

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