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Webster University, a private, non-profit university founded in 1915, enrolls more than 12,000 students from around the world. The university offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including those in business, education and communications.

Designed for full-time and part-time students, Webster University’s online courses follow an asynchronous format with specific assignments and deadlines. Students can access coursework anytime of the day or night.

Webster University's online offerings consist of more than 30 full bachelor's degree programs in general studies, management, religion and global society, criminology, and educational studies.

Online students can pursue over 80 master's degrees in a variety of topics, such as cybersecurity, public relations, gerontology, and environmental management, and a handful of education specialist degrees.

Webster University offers several online undergraduate and graduate certificate programs.

Online students have access to library resources and academic advising.

The same faculty teach the university’s online and on-campus courses.

Webster University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Several of its programs also received specialized accreditation, including from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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Online Master's Degrees

Accreditation Regional (HLC)
Public/Private Private Nonprofit
Region Plains
Acceptance Rate 56%
Retention Rate 79%
Graduation Rate 61.3%
Requires ACT or SAT SAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergrad: $685/$685
Grad: $780/$780

Webster University Online Degress

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • BA in Criminology
  • BA in Educational Studies
  • BA in General Studies
  • BA in Management
  • BA in Media Communications
  • BA in Media Communications: Advertising
  • BA in Media Communications: Animation
  • BA in Media Communications: Audio Production
  • BA in Media Communications: Film Studies
  • BA in Media Communications: Film, Television, and Video Production
  • BA in Media Communications: Games and Game Design
  • BA in Media Communications: Interactive Media
  • BA in Media Communications: Journalism
  • BA in Media Communications: Photography
  • BA in Media Communications: Public Relations
  • BA in Media Communications: Scriptwriting
  • BA in Media Communications: Speech Communications Studies
  • BA in Media Communications: Sports Communication
  • BA in Media Communications: Video Production
  • BA in Religion and Global Society
  • BS in Data Analytics
  • RN to BSN

Online Master’s Degree Programs

  • MA in Advertising and Marketing Communications
  • MA in Business and Organizational Security Management
  • MA in Communication Arts
  • MA in Communication Arts: General Communication Arts
  • MA in Communications Management
  • MA in Education and Innovation
  • MA in Gerontology
  • MA in Human Resource Development
  • MA in Human Resources Management
  • MA in Information Technology Management
  • MA in International Relations
  • MA in Legal Studies
  • MA in Management and Leadership
  • MA in Management and Leadership: Cybersecurity
  • MA in Management and Leadership: Health Administration
  • MA in Management and Leadership: Organizational Development
  • MA in Management and Leadership: Project Management
  • MA in Media Communications
  • MA in Multimodal Literacy for Global Impact
  • MA in Organizational Development
  • MA in Procurement and Acquisitions Management
  • MA in Public Relations
  • MA in Special Education
  • MA in Special Education: Applied Behavior Analysis
  • MA in Special Education: Emotional and Behavior Disorders
  • MA in Special Education: Inclusive Education
  • MA in Special Education: Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • MA in Special Education: Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • MA in Special Education: Severe Developmental Disabilities
  • MA in Teaching English as a Second Language
  • MA in Teaching English as a Second Language: ESL/EFL Education
  • MA in Teaching English as a Second Language: K-12 English Language Learner Education
  • MA in Communication Arts
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Aesthetic Education
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Educational Technology
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in General Communication Arts
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Inclusive Education
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in International Languages and Cultures
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Language Arts
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Media Literacy
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Reading
  • MA in Communication Arts: Emphasis in Writing for Educators
  • MA in Education and Innovation
  • MA in Special Education
  • MA in Special Education: Emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • MA in Special Education: Emphasis in Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • MA in Special Education: Emphasis in Inclusive Education
  • MA in Special Education: Emphasis in Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • MA in Special Education: Emphasis in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • MA in Special Education: Emphasis/Certification Endorsement in Severe Developmental Disabilities
  • MBA
  • MBA/MS in Science Management and Leadership
  • MEdal Technology
  • MPA
  • MBA in Business and Organizational Security Management
  • MBA in Cybersecurity
  • MBA in Environmental Management
  • MBA in Gerontology
  • MBA in Health Administration
  • MBA in Human Resources Development
  • MBA in Human Resources Management
  • MBA in Information Technology Management
  • MBA in International Business
  • MBA in International Relations
  • MBA in Management and Leadership
  • MBA in Marketing
  • MBA in Media Communications
  • MBA in Procurement and Acquisitions Management
  • MBA in Project Management
  • MBA/MHA Dual Degree
  • MBA/MS Finance Dual Degree
  • MET
  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Cybersecurity
  • MS in Environmental Management
  • MS in Environmental Management: Environmental Sustainability
  • MS in Finance
  • MS in Science Management and Leadership
  • MS in Space System Operations Management
  • MS in Space Systems Operations Management: Acquisitions and Program Management
  • MS in Space Systems Operations Management: Engineering and Technical Management

Online Undergraduate Certificate Programs

  • Data Analytics
  • Professional Writing
  • Website Design
  • Website Development

Online Graduate Certificate Programs

  • EdS in Educational Leadership
  • EdS in Educational Technology Leadership
  • EdS in School Systems, Superintendency and Leadership
  • Education for Global Sustainability
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Applied Gerontology Enhancement and Specialization
  • Cybersecurity: Threat Detection
  • Digital Marketing Management
  • Education for Global Sustainability
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Gerontology
  • Global Business
  • Government Contracting
  • Leadership in Tiered Systems of Support: RTI and PBIS
  • Mobile Technology in Education
  • Mobile Technology in Education: Teacher
  • Mobile Technology in Education: Technology Coordinator
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Organizational Development
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Pedagogical Coordination in the Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Project Management
  • Psychoeducational Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Youth
  • Science Management and Leadership
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Teaching Globalization and History
  • Tiered Instruction and Interventions: RTI and PBIS
  • Missouri ELL Certification
  • Pedagogical Coordination in the Reggio Emilia Approach
  • Psychoeducational Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Youth
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Tiered Instruction and Interventions: RTI and PBIS

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