The World College of Martial Science

The World College of Martial Science was founded to recognize and award martial artist the world over for life-long dedication, accomplishment and study in the martial arts and offers Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate degrees in the fields of Martial Arts and Sciences, predicated on "Life Experience". The World College of Martial Science does not issue Medical (MD) or Law degrees.

Life Experience-Based Degrees

The WCMS is an open college offering degrees awarded by evaluating knowledge gained through life study and experience. Individuals who have attained substantial knowledge and experience in their field of expertise, may qualify for a degree without additional formal courses or classes. This evaluation based program is specifically designed for accomplished adults who have acquired as much, or even more education than a typical traditional university "graduate", through means other than enrollment and formal classroom instruction. Candidates must appear before a governing board of examiners presided by the president and a minimum of six, but no more than 12 senior evaluators, in the ranks of 9th and 10th Dan. As an independent issuing body, we find it perfectly proper to award degrees to those individuals who through their hard-earned life experience, have earned the right to be recognized. These awarded titles are legal and nationally and internationally recognized throughout world.

Doctorate & Professorships

The World College of Martial Science Doctorate Program (DP) allows you to earn a (Ph.D/MS) degree, Doctor of Philosophy, specializing in Martial Science. This special degree is not to be confused with the traditional university (Ph.D) degree. The Ph.D/MS degree is unique and exclusively presented to martial artist only for life long study (30 years minimum or more) in the martial arts.

The award of an Academic Professorship is based on previous or current academic work, special achievement and contributions to the academic science in general. These awards have been established to recognize outstanding performance in classroom teaching, or who have developed significant innovations which have also influenced the methods and teaching effectiveness of other faculty / learning institutions or corporations that present educational and skill development, mainly due to expertise and academic excellence developed thru Life Experience.

Each recipient of a title, Doctor or Professor is designated as a Fellow of The World College of Martial Science. Appointments are made without regard to the school affiliation of the faculty member, nation of origin, race, color, creed, gender, religion, economical or political status. These individuals are listed on our website with a direct link to their CV - Curriculum Vitae or Resume for further recognition and validation of what they have achieved, and an email address is published to enable personal correspondence between website visitors and the listed individual. The Doctor or Professor does not have to have a school or learning facility and may be engaged in instruction either academically or vocationally in any institutional or corporate environment.

Note: Individuals awarded these prestigious titles fall under the Rules, Regulations and Code of Ethics established by The World College of Martial Science and are expected to conduct themselves in a highly professional manner at all times. Individuals in violation of the set rules, regulations and Code of Ethics under the WCMS will be subject to disciplinary action, suspension of Fellowship status and title revocation.