Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the U.S. Army Signal Center (US Army Cyber Center of Excellence) course Information Systems Management Course (ISSM) (FA 53) provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for resident ISSM graduates the opportunity to transfer up to 15 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 ISSM resident course.
  2. Application and admission to the Webster University graduate program listed above following prescribed admission procedures.


  1. Submission of an Academic Evaluation Report (DA Form 1059) that reflects completion of ISSM at "Achieve Course Standards" (or Achieve 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 ISSM are pre-approved course substitutions to degree programs listed previously. Webster University courses do not substitute to the ISSM program.


Approved Webster University Transfer Credits
(Up to a maximum of 15 credit hours)
Transfer Credit
ITM 5000 Information Technology Management 3 Credits
ITM 5100 Information and Communications Systems and Networks 3 Credits
ITM 5400 Systems Analysis, Design and Implementation 3 Credits
ITM 5600 Information and Communications Security 3 Credits 
CSSS 5000 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3 Credits
CSSS 5110 Cybersecurity Communications 3 Credits
CSSS 5140 Cybersecurity Strategic Operations 3 Credits
CSSS 5220 Cybersecurity Threat Detection 3 Credits
CSSS 5990 Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity 3 Credits

Updated January 12, 2021



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