Webster University Thailand

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Webster University (Thailand)
TypePrivate, four-year
Established1999
PresidentElizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble[1]
Location,
CampusRural and urban
ColorsNavy, gold, and white
NicknameWebster, WUT
MascotGorlok
Websitehttp://www.webster.ac.th

Webster University Thailand (WUT) is an international campus of Webster University from Webster Groves, Missouri, US.[2][3][4] The US-based non-profit [5] university established its international campus in Thailand in 1999 with an undergraduate campus near the resort town of Hua Hin in the district of Cha-am, and additional graduate and undergraduate programs in Bangkok, Thailand.[6] The facility in Thailand is one of several international campuses associated with Webster University.[7] The university's international campuses are overseen by Nancy Hellerud, vice provost [8]. The Rector of the Thailand campus is Dr. Ryan V. Guffey.[9]

While affiliated to the Webster University in the United States, WUT remains an autonomous and separate university.

Undergraduate programs[edit]

Webster University Thailand offers undergraduate degrees in:[10]

Graduate programs[edit]

The university offers following graduate programs:[11]

Bangkok Academic Center[edit]

In addition to the main campus in Cha-am, the university has offices and classroom facilities at the Bangkok Academic Center on the 4th and 6th floor of the EM Space of Empire Tower in Bangkok's business district, Sathorn. Master's degree (MBA, MA International Relations and MA Media Communications) and undergraduate programs available at the Bangkok location include computer science (BS), management (BA) with an emphasis in international business and English as a second language (ESL).[12]

Faculty[edit]

The university's teaching faculty, research professors, and adjunct professors come from over 60 nations across the globe.[13]

Webster worldwide[edit]

Webster University in Thailand is part of the Webster University worldwide network of international campuses,[14][7] students enrolled at the campus in Thailand have the option to study at any of the Webster campuses including the US, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria, China, and Ghana.[15]

The university has partnerships with universities worldwide including:

  • Haute École de Bruxelles, through the Institut Supérieur de Traducteurs & Interprètes, Brussels, Belgium,
  • Beijing Language and Culture University, China,
  • Trier University (Universitat Trier), Germany,
  • Webster-Florence at Kent State University-Florence, Italy,
  • Obirin University, Tokyo, Japan,
  • Kansai University, Osaka, Japan,
  • International Horizons College (IHC), Dubai, UAE,
  • The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Mexico,
  • Oviedo or Uviéu (in Asturian), Spain[16]

Accreditation and awards[edit]

Webster University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, which covers the university campus in Thailand.[17] In addition, the campus in Thailand is accredited locally by Office of the Higher Education Commission Thailand (CHE).[18] Webster University's School of Business and Technology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).[19] In 2013, the Webster University Thailand campus was awarded the "Prime Minister's Business Excellence Award" and earned an "excellent" rating from Thailand's Office of National Education Standards and Quality Assessment.[20][21]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "President Elizabeth (Beth) J. Stroble". Webster University. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Worldwide Webster". Webster University. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  3. ^ "The Nation". Archived from the original on 2015-02-21. Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  4. ^ Agarwal, Sapna (2013-02-06). "American degree from Thailand". Business Standard. Pune, India. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. Retrieved 2015-12-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Michael, Rachel (6 February 2018). "Education in Thailand". World Education News + Review (WENR). Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  7. ^ a b "Welcome to a Truly Global University". Webster University.
  8. ^ "International Campuses and Initiatives Leadership | Webster University". news.webster.edu. Retrieved 2019-06-29.
  9. ^ "Ryan Guffey Appointed Rector of Webster University Thailand". Webster University. 2 June 2016. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  10. ^ "Undergraduate Programs". Webster University Thailand. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  11. ^ "Graduate Academics". Webster University Thailand. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  12. ^ "Undergraduate Academics". Webster University Thailand. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  13. ^ "Faculty Listings". Webster University Thailand. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  14. ^ "Bachelor degrees at Webster University: part of a global network". I Am Expat. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2018.
  15. ^ "Higher Learning Commission". Archived from the original on 2015-02-11. Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  16. ^ "Office of Study Abroad". Webster University. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  17. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-11. Retrieved 2015-03-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  18. ^ "Office of the Higher Education Commission Thailand (CHE)". Archived from the original on 2015-02-21. Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  19. ^ "Webster University-Thailand". ACBSP. Retrieved 2018-08-03.
  20. ^ http://www.thaivisa.com/forum/topic/678467-webster-wins-business-excellence-award/
  21. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-11. Retrieved 2015-03-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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