Webster University School of Business and Technology

Introduction

School of Business and Technology at Webster University is a leading provider of business education worldwide. With an international student body and a network of campuses throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and cyberspace, we at Webster University know first-hand what it takes to succeed in the dynamic global business environment.

That’s why the school is committed to offering our students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels a world-class, reality-based education that incorporates the latest theory with real-world practice. School mission is to provide students with a well-rounded education that prepares them to be dynamic thinkers and leaders and to carry within themselves the seeds of lifelong transformation and change. The school affirms that it is the core business to respond quickly to the changing dynamics of the marketplace with academic programs that are relevant, substantive, and distinctive.

SBT invites you to join our global community of learners and innovators at the School of Business and Technology at Webster University. You’ll find that education is the school's business, and that  focused on helping you achieve your goals for your personal and professional development.

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MSc

MS in Finance

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The master of science (M.S.) in finance is designed to provide a more quantitative and comprehensive examination of the finance field. Students will advance through corporate finance, investments, and market instruments and institutions. Additionally, students will experience significant exposure to supporting coursework in the closely related fields of accounting and economics. [+]

The master of science (M.S.) in finance is designed to provide a more quantitative and comprehensive examination of the finance field. Students will advance through corporate finance, investments, and market instruments and institutions. Additionally, students will experience significant exposure to supporting coursework in the closely related fields of accounting and economics. A capstone experience will tie together the major finance topics and expose students to literature, and the analysis thereof, pertinent to the field. After a comprehensive examination of the field, students may choose their electives to satisfy their specific career goals. Students desiring to take advance certification, such as the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or CFP (Certified Financial Planner), will want to take advanced courses in Investments and Portfolio Management, while students interested in pursuing careers in other fields may want to take Entrepreneurial Finance, Capital Budgeting, International Finance, or similar advanced topics offered by the School of Business. ... [-]


MS in Space Systems Operations Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The M.S. in space systems operations management is designed to prepare individuals for positions in the public and private sectors of the space industry. The space systems engineering and technical management emphasis enables the student to understand the environment, technology, and complexities of space operations and to apply quantitative and qualitative approaches to planning, executing, and managing programs in the global environment of the space industry. [+]

The master of science (M.S.) degree-seeking student should consult the Admission, Enrollment, and Academic Policies sections under Academic Policies and Procedures for policies regarding application, admission, registration, and the academic policies of Webster University. In addition to the required core courses and the elective courses, the following options may be components of the student's degree program: master of arts (M.A.) degree professional seminars, internship, thesis or project, and credit transferred into the degree program. The student is limited to 3 credit hours of professional seminars and two issues courses. Students may not apply for dual majors because of the technical nature of the M.S. degree program.... [-]


MA

MA in Business and Organizational Security Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The complexities of modern society have combined to generate a variety of threats to business organizations, information networks, military installations, government operations, and individuals. The curriculum of the program is based primarily on the social sciences. [+]

The complexities of modern society have combined to generate a variety of threats to business organizations, information networks, military installations, government operations, and individuals. The curriculum of the program is based primarily on the social sciences. The program is designed to give maximum exposure to security management skills and to provide flexibility for the specific needs of the individual student. The content of the business and organizational security management program complements and assists the student in preparation for the Certified Protection Professional Program. Program Curriculum The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) or the 51 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) with an emphasis in business and organizational security management must include the following courses: SECR 5000 Security Management (Requisite Course) SECR 5010 Legal and Ethical Issues in Security Management SECR 5020 Security Administration and Management SECR 5030 Business Assets Protection SECR 5060 Emergency Planning SECR 5080 Information Systems Security SECR 5090 Behavioral Issues SECR 6000 Integrated Studies in Security Management In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other School of Business and Technology majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another School of Business and Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors. ... [-]


MA in Human Resources Development

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The main objective of the human resources development program is to develop professionals in human resources development who have both a broad conceptual understanding of human resources development and a "working knowledge" of a wide range of individual, group, and organization development strategies and tactics. [+]

The main objective of the human resources development program is to develop professionals in human resources development who have both a broad conceptual understanding of human resources development and a "working knowledge" of a wide range of individual, group, and organization development strategies and tactics.

 

This combination will enhance the careers of students already in human resources development, and increase the likelihood that students wanting to enter the field will be productive in their new careers by leveraging this knowledge base. Another objective of the program is to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that are relevant in a wide variety of different human resources development settings and roles. For example, the program should prepare students to work in corporate offices, boutique training firms, or human resources development consulting firms.... [-]


MA in Human Resources Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The goal of the human resources management major is to prepare human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce. [+]

The goal of the human resources management major is to prepare human resource professionals to deal with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce. The program content is designed to provide a comprehensive coverage of the major human resource responsibilities, addressing strategic and operational aspects. The courses involve both practical and theoretical considerations in the professional development of men and women in the field of human resources in such settings as business, industry, government, and nonprofit organizations and institutions.

 

 

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) or the 48 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) must include the following courses for a major in human resources management: HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources (Requisite Course) MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior FINC 5570 Basic Finance for Managers HRDV 5610 Training and Development HRMG 5670 Applied Statistics HRMG 5700 Employment Law HRMG 5800 Staffing HRMG 5920 Compensation HRMG 6000 Integrated Studies in Human Resources Management In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other School of Business and Technology majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another School of Business and Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors.... [-]


MA in International Business

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The international business curriculum is designed to enable the student to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the international business community. Coursework provides exposure to the historical, legal, political, and economic factors that are key elements in a study of this subject. The dynamics of conducting business in an international context are examined. [+]

The international business curriculum is designed to enable the student to examine and understand the complexities and processes involved in the international business community. Coursework provides exposure to the historical, legal, political, and economic factors that are key elements in a study of this subject. The dynamics of conducting business in an international context are examined.

 

 

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) in international business or the 48 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) with an emphasis in international business must include the following courses for the degree: INTB 5000 International Business (Requisite Course) INTB 5600 International Accounting FINC 5840 International Finance INTB 5630 International Law and Business INTB 5710 Cross-Cultural Management MRKT 5980 International Marketing INTB 6000 Integrated Studies in International BusinessIn addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors. ... [-]


MA in Management and Leadership

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

MA in Management and Leadership is designed for individuals who are seeking a graduate degree with a broad general management and leadership perspective. [+]

MA in Management and Leadership is designed for individuals who are seeking a graduate degree with a broad general management and leadership perspective.

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) or the 48 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) must include the following courses for a major/emphasis in management and leadership:MNGT 5000 Management (Requisite Course) MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior MNGT 5650 Management and Strategy HRMG 5000 Managing Human Resources MNGT 5670 Managerial Leadership HRDV 5630 Organization Development and Change FINC 5570 Basic Finance for Managers MNGT 6000 Integrated Studies in ManagementIn addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other School of Business and Technology majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another School of Business and Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors.... [-]


MA in Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The objective of the marketing core is to provide an opportunity for the student to study the dynamics of human behavior that affect marketing decisions. Included in this analysis is an examination of effective marketing practices and procedures and the analytical techniques required prior to basic marketing decisions. [+]

The objective of the marketing core is to provide an opportunity for the student to study the dynamics of human behavior that affect marketing decisions. Included in this analysis is an examination of effective marketing practices and procedures and the analytical techniques required prior to basic marketing decisions.

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) or the 48 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) must include the following courses for a major/emphasis in marketing: MRKT 5000 Marketing (Requisite Course) MRKT 5890 Marketing Statistics MRKT 5920 Marketing Channel Management MRKT 5940 Promotional Management MRKT 5960 Marketing Management MRKT 5970 Marketing Research MRKT 5980 International Marketing MRKT 6000 Integrated Studies in Marketing In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other School of Business and Technology majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another School of Business and Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors.... [-]


MA in Procurement and Acquisitions Management

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The curriculum is designed to provide a broad theoretical and applied background in the managerial disciplines required to manage effectively the development, procurement, contracting, and channeling of material, services, and major systems. [+]

The curriculum is designed to provide a broad theoretical and applied background in the managerial disciplines required to manage effectively the development, procurement, contracting, and channeling of material, services, and major systems.

 

 

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) or the 48 credit hours required for the master of business administration (M.B.A.) must include the following courses for a major/emphasis in procurement and acquisitions management: PROC 5000 Procurement and Acquisitions Management (Requisite Course) PROC 5810 Acquisitions Law PROC 5820 Operations Management PROC 5830 Pricing PROC 5840 Negotiations PROC 5850 Logistics PROC 6000 Integrated Studies in Procurement and Acquisitions Management In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other School of Business and Technology majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another School of Business and Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors.... [-]


MA in Public Administration

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Saint Louis

The objective of this curriculum is to provide those in, or interested in, public service with an overview of available techniques and experience in applying these techniques to public policy decision making. The curriculum seeks to examine in depth the nature of public servants, the tools at their disposal, and various roles in public organizations. [+]

The objective of this curriculum is to provide those in, or interested in, public service with an overview of available techniques and experience in applying these techniques to public policy decision making. The curriculum seeks to examine in depth the nature of public servants, the tools at their disposal, and various roles in public organizations.

 

 

Program Curriculum

The 36 credit hours required for the master of arts (M.A.) must include the following courses for a major in public administration: PADM 5000 Public Administration (Requisite Course) PADM 5820 Planning and Evaluation PADM 5830 Administrative Law and Processes PADM 5840 Budgetary Theory and Analysis PADM 5870 Public Personnel Management PADM 5890 Public Policy and Administration PADM 6000 Integrated Studies in Public Administration In addition, the student chooses elective courses offered in this major and/or from the program curricula of other School of Business and Technology majors. If the requisite course is waived, the student must choose an elective course from this major or from the program curriculum of another School of Business and Technology major. Students pursuing dual majors who have the requisite course(s) waived will complete only the remaining required courses for the dual majors. ... [-]