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Civilian Education System Advanced Course

Webster University's transfer credit degree program with the U.S. Army Management Staff College courses provides pre-approved graduate transfer credit for the Civilian Education System Advanced Course (CESAC) graduates to transfer up to 9 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.

Note: Credit recommendations for graduates of the predecessor program Sustaining Base Leadership and Management (SBLM) can be viewed at the SBLM Cooperative Degree web page.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Completion by January 2007 or later of both the intermediate and advanced courses of the CESAC program in residence at the U.S. Army Staff Management Staff College.
  2. Application and admission to one of the Webster University graduate programs listed above following prescribed admission procedures.


  1. Submission of an official transcript from U.S. Army Management Staff College showing completion of the resident CESAC program.
  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 CESAC program are pre-approved course substitutions. Webster University courses do not substitute to the CESAC program.

Approved Webster University Transfer Credits
(Up to a maximum of 9 credit hours)
Transfer Credit
MNGT 5000 Management 3 Credits
MNGT 5590 Organizational Behavior or MBA 5100 Adding Value through Human Capital 3 Credits
MNGT 5670 Managerial Leadership 3 Credits
Graduate Elective Course 3 Credits


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