Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Master in Educational Management

General Provisions
If the student has not taken undergraduate courses in a field of specialization, he is required to take eighteen (18) units of qualifying courses to be determined by the Academic Program Chairperson unless otherwise specified in the curriculum;

The student may take more than the prescribed units in any distribution in the curriculum to meet his career objective and professional needs;

Free electives may be chosen from among the courses offered which are outside the required subjects in the student’s curriculum;

If the student has completed courses substantially equivalent to the required courses, he may waive the latter by application to the Dean.


Program Description
The Master in Educational Management (MEM) is designed to prepare educators to become effective administrators of educational institutions by providing them with management and human relations skills to implement the mission, goals, and objectives of their school.


Vision
The Master in Educational Management envisions to instill a culture of excellence and global competitiveness in teacher education.


Mission
The program aims to provide work ethics, professional expertise, and leadership to present and future educational managers to effectively institute change in their environment.


Objectives

  • To develop global professional skills and competencies through theoretical, experiential, and research-based learning process
  • To raise standards of managerial performance through the application of widely known models and ethical principles
  • To demonstrate an appreciation of professional responsibilities and cultural agents in managing educational institutions

Curriculum

  1. Core (12 units)
    • EDU 640 Foundations of Education
    • MEM 641 Educational Planning, Organization, & Management
    • EDU 641 Educational Statistics
    • RSH 630 Research Seminar 1
  2. Major (18 units, choose an area of specialization)

    Specialization: Administration and Supervision

    • MEM 642 Organizational Development & Leadership Effectiveness
    • MEM 643 Administration and Supervision of Schools
    • MEM 644 Education in Community Development
    • MEM 645 Education Laws, Practices, Trends and Issues: e-Education Approach
    • MEM 646 Comparative Educational Systems: e-Education Approach
    • MEM 647 Professional Ethics & Values Education

    Specialization: Curriculum and Instruction

    • MEM 645 Education Laws, Practices, Trends, and Issues:  e-Education Approach
    • MEM 648 Curriculum Theories, Principles, & Instructional Designs
    • MEM 649 Education Models, Paradigms and Procedures
    • EDU 642 Advanced Measurement and Evaluation
    • MEM 650 Learning Theories and Innovations in Teaching
    • MEM 651 Design and Development of Instructional Software: e-Education Approach
  3. Cognates (6 units)
    • RSH 631 Research Seminar 2

      For MEM with specialization in Curriculum and Supervision:
    • MEM 642 Organizational Development & Leadership Effectiveness
    • MEM 643 Administration and Supervision of Schools
    • MEM 644 Education in Community Development
    • MEM 645 Education Laws, Practices, Trends and Issues: e-Education Approach
    • MEM 646 Comparative Educational Systems: e-Education Approach
    • MEM 647 Professional Ethics & Values Education
    • ELT 603 Grammatical Structure of English

      For MEM with specialization in Administration and Supervision
    • MEM 645 Education Laws, Practices, Trends, and Issues:  e-Education Approach
    • MEM 648 Curriculum Theories, Principles, & Instructional Designs
    • MEM 649 Education Models, Paradigms and Procedures
    • EDU 642 Advanced Measurement and Evaluation
    • MEM 650 Learning Theories and Innovations in Teaching
    • MEM 651 Design and Development of Instructional Software: e-Education Approach
    • ELT 603 Grammatical Structure of English
  4. Thesis (6 units)
    • RsH 640 Thesis
  5. Non-Thesis Option (2 Research-based courses, 6 units)
    • COM 650 Research and Theory Construction in Communication
    • COM 651 Qualitative Approaches in Communication Research
  6. Additional Pre-Courses (18 Units)
    • MEM 501 History of Education
    • MEM 502 Principles and Techniques of Teaching
    • MEM 503 Philosophy of Education
    • MEM 504 Principles of Guidance
    • MEM 505 Child and Adolescent Development
    • MEM 506 Methods of Teaching
    • MEM 507 Observation and Practice Teaching

Note: The number of education units taken in the undergraduate level by non-education majors will be subtracted from the 18 units of pre-MEM degree courses.