Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the U.S. Army Civil Affairs Officer's Qualification Course (5D-38A), Civil Affairs Specialist Qualification Course (570-38B30), or the Civil Affairs Captains Career Course (aka Civil Affairs Pathways) provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for CA active duty and reserve 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

  1. Completion of a CA active duty or reserve course listed above.
  2. Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate programs listed above following prescribed admission procedures.


  1. Submission of an Academic Evaluation Report (DA Form 1059) that reflects completion of a CA course listed above as "Achieved Course Standards" (or Achieves Academic Standards) or "Exceeded Course Standards."
  2. 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 Civil Affairs Officer's Qualification Course, Civil Affairs Specialist Qualification Course, or the Civil Affairs Captains Career Course are pre-approved substitutions for specific Webster University courses. Webster University courses do not substitute to the CA program.


Approved Webster University Transfer

(Up to a maximum of 12 credit hours)

Transfer Credits

INTL 5605 Topics in Comparative Politics 3 Credits
MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior or MBA 5100 Adding Value through Human Capital 3 Credits
Graduate Elective Course 3 Credits
Graduate Elective Course 3 Credits

Updated September 30, 2020


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