Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the Marine Corps University and U.S. Marine Corps College of Distance Education and Training (CDET) course, formerly the College of Continuing Education Course (CCE) course, provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for graduates of the Command and Staff Resident Course or the Distance Education Program (CSCDEP) 8900 series 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 Command and Staff College Resident Course or the CSCDEP 8900 series (from October 2007 or later).
  2. Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate programs listed above following prescribed admission procedures.


  1. Submission of an official Joint Services Transcript (JST) or an official transcript from the Marine Corps College of Continuing Education showing completion of the Command and Staff College Resident Course or the CSCDEP as "Passed."
  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 Marine Corps Command and Staff programs are pre-approved course substitutions. Webster University courses do not substitute to the Marine Corps Command and Staff program.


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
HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources 3 Credits
MNGT 5650 Management and Strategy 3 Credits
INTL 5550 War and Diplomacy 3 Credits
CSSS 5000 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3 Credits
CSSS 5990 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity 3 Credits

Updated January 12, 2021 


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