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Advance Your Military Career or Succeed in Civilian Life

Leverage your military expertise and experience with an advanced degree. Move up the military ranks or transition successfully into a civilian role with Webster University — proving unmatched military education for more than 40 years. And we’ve been consistently recognized as a military-friendly institution that helps veterans and active-duty service members pursue, pay for, and complete their degrees.

With online and military base or nearby in-person options, you can balance school with work and military and life commitments — even if deployed. Military credits also transfer easily. 

Years recognized as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report


A Pillar in Military-Friendly Education

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Explore Academic Programs at Lackland Air Force Base

Webster University offers several in-person programs at Lackland Air Force Base, so you can attend classes locally. 

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Or our online degrees can be completed no matter where you are! Find a program that will help you achieve your educational goals and take you to the next level in your career — whether that's in or out of the military. Choose from one of our most popular offerings online, where you will receive the same prestigious diploma and gain the same cutting-edge knowledge as in our in-person classes. 

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Top Online Program — Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Webster's MBA will advance your business skills and help you develop and implement value-creating ideas and solutions for today's worldwide economy. The innovative program will upgrade your credentials, and place you on the road to success as a strategic player in the world of business, preparing you for a career that enhances your expertise and experience.

More Online Programs to Consider

Our worldwide network offers quality, convenience and access to learning. And the convenience of online provides even greater opportunity to leverage your knowledge to obtain an innovative business, leadership, or technology-related degree.

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Campus Information

Important Dates & Campus Closures

  • Jan. 17, 2022: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • May 30, 2022: Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • June 20. 2022: Juneteenth (observed), (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • July 4, 2022: U.S. Independence Day observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Sept. 5, 2022: Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Nov. 24-25, 2022: Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
  • Dec. 24, 2022-Jan. 2, 2023: Winter Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)

Step-by-Step Guide to Graduation

Step-by-step instructions
All students approaching their last term must fill out a Petition to Graduate.

Petitions are due:

Academic Calendar 

Petition to Graduate: Graduate Form



Graduate School Petitions:

Petitions will be routed to the correct staff member once form is completed and submitted.

NOTE: An email confirming receipt of the petition will be sent upon submission.

For questions concerning Petition to Graduate or Steps to Graduation, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 314-246-6905 or email 

Students who have completed all of their academic requirements to graduate must clear their Student Business Office account balance prior to diploma and transcript release. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.75% convenience fee. Check payments have a holding period of ten days before release of transcripts. For more information, call the Business Office at 1-800-981-9803.

How to Wear Your Academic Regalia

If you are located in the St. Louis area and participating in the St. Louis Commencement:
Caps and gowns will be available during regular business hours at the University Bookstore, however sizes and availability may be limited.

Webster University Bookstore
554 Garden Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 968-5936 or 888-467-5657

Bookstore Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 am–6 pm
Friday: 7:30 am–5 pm
Saturday: 10 am–2 pm

Webster University Bookstore
Patti Crosswhite, or (314) 968-5936 or 1-888-467-5657.

Students who are interested in carrying the flag of their home country during our Commencement ceremony are asked to complete a brief application.

If you are located outside of the St. Louis area and participating in the St. Louis Commencement, follow the instructions on the website to order a cap and gown and announcements for the ceremony in which you are participating.

For any questions, call Jostens' Consumer Contact Center at 1-800-854-7464.

Be sure to check for updates! 

For all questions related to Commencement ceremony logistics, please contact Special Events at 314-246-6959.

Christopher Johnson
Richard Bunch
Adjunct Faculty
Henry Garcia
Adjunct Faculty
Kirsten Hawley
Adjunct Faculty
Mark Jimenez
General Clerk
Koorosh Moinvafa
Adjunct Faculty
Emilia O'Neill-Baker
Adjunct Faculty

Jose LugoSantiago
Adjunct Faculty

Joseph Topinka
Adjunct Faculty

JBSA-Lackland Air Force Base

San Antonio Lackland AFB location

Administrative Office
1550 Wurtsmith St.
Bldg. 5725, Room 156
Lackland AFB, TX 78236-5251

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 276109
San Antonio, TX 78227-6109
Phone 210-674-0014

Academic Building (Classrooms and Lab)
Bldg. #7065 -Selfridge Admin. Center (intersection of Selfridge and Creswell)

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Our Master of Science in Cybersecurity

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Cyberattacks continue to expose critical business information, so the demand for IT Security Specialists is soaring. Get a degree in one of the fastest-growing industries and learn to create communication networks protected from cybercrime, fraud and espionage while solving real-world problems.

Serving Our Military Communities

Achieving Career Success

Webster and the U.S. Department of Defense have worked together for over 40 years to provide high quality and cost-effective programs at military installations and locations around the world.

At Webster, your education is flexible - and best of all - portable.


With five terms in an academic year, students can tailor education to their life. Courses are offered in semester or 8- or 9-week periods, and can consist of multiple modalities with our assortment of in-person, hybrid, and online options. Webster also offers a variety of degree, certificate, and non-degree programs.


For 40 years Webster has been building a network of campuses to serve local communities, now serving more than 10,000 students across 50 residential, metro, military, and international locations. Our students can start their degree at one location and finish at another, or seamlessly work on a degree while studying abroad.

Webster University is not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) or any military service, and images, including incidental uniformed military personnel, facilities, or military service marks do not imply endorsement by the DoD or any military service. The appearance of DoD visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.


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