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Academic Units

Webster University's five schools and colleges offer many undergraduate, graduate and professional programs— from Global Journalism to Stage Management, Forensic Accounting to Teaching English as a Second Language, and Nursing to International Human Rights. 

Webster is also home to the Emerson Library, which provides a wealth of information and services to the Webster community worldwide.  Learn more about Webster's schools, colleges and libraries by visiting the sites below.

College of Arts and SciencesCollege of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts & Sciences fosters free and rigorous intellectual inquiry among students and faculty in an atmosphere that respects differences in background, belief, and aspiration. The College of Arts & Sciences promotes the values that ground an open, critically reflective, culturally diverse, and democratic society, and prepares students to be active contributors to such a society.

College of Fine ArtsLeigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts

The Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts provides students the artistic training, preparation, and scholarship necessary to achieve excellence in the arts as professionals. The College of Fine Arts' dedication to continuing its longstanding tradition as a center for quality creative expression, combined with the University's continuing commitment as a home of significant professional arts organizations, create the rich artistic, academic, and cultural atmosphere necessary to assure the success of our students in reaching their goals.

School of Business and TechnologyGeorge Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology

The George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology prepares lifelong learners for professional fulfillment in the fields of business and technology through the application of knowledge in a supportive academic environment. Business and management programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and graduates work in all sectors – business, government, and nonprofit.

School of CommunicationsSchool of Communications

The School of Communications a worldwide educational organization of student-centered staff and faculty, prepares graduate and undergraduate students to achieve excellence in ever-changing global communication fields. The school does this by providing theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship and professional development opportunities.

School of EducationSchool of Education

The School of Education provides its students with the knowledge, experiences, and practical tools that help them guide both themselves and others toward life-long learning. The School of Education is a community of educator-scholars who apply critical reflections and creative energies to enhance learning in schools and other educational settings. Partnerships with area school districts and organizations enable our faculty and students to teach and learn within the context of real schools with all the challenges, diversity, and opportunities that bring learning to life.

Emerson LibraryEmerson Library

The Emerson Library is dedicated to supporting the teaching, research, and intellectual pursuits of faculty, students and staff in Webster University's worldwide network. The library is committed to acquiring, organizing and preserving information and to teaching users how to access and evaluate information in a variety of formats within the Library and remotely.