Master of Arts Degrees
Arts in Economics
The Master of Arts in Economics (MAE) is a graduate
program offered to students who wish to pursue a professional career in
economics. The program provides quality theoretical foundation and practical
knowledge necessary in preparing its graduates for advanced work in the
Arts in Filipino
The Master of Arts in Filipino (MAF) is designed for
teachers of the Filipino language and those who want to expound their
learning in the Filipino language.
Master of Science Degrees
Science in Engineering
The Master of Science in Engineering (MSE)
program is a graduate professional degree that provides students with
comprehensive preparation for advance work in the engineering profession.
The program is a research-oriented degree designed for the professional
development of engineers. The program requires mastering of a field of
specialization through coursework and a thesis demonstrating original
thought and contributing to knowledge in a field of specialization courses
are transportation engineering and structural engineering, electronics
engineering and computer engineering.
Science in Industrial Engineering and Management
Engineering and Management Program is a Master of Science program which
gives the students profound knowledge within both technology and business.
This unique combination enables the students to become the link between
technicians and business economists.
The MSIEM program focuses on the development and management of processes
within or between companies to optimize their performance. Acquisition of
up-to-date knowledge of scientific theories allows students to analyze and
optimize processes in organizations and apply their findings. The aim is to
gain an understanding of the relation between process development, process
control and the relevant achievement indicators.
Science in Information Technology
The Master of Science in
Information Technology (MSIT) program uses an approach that integrates key
ideas from information technology, systems management, and decision science.
Through this integrated approach, students gain a firm understanding of and
appreciation for the power of information and the systems created to supply
and manage that information. Advanced problem-solving skills (e.g., business
analysis, process engineering, systems correctness and performance) are
emphasized throughout the program that includes object-oriented analysis,
comparative methods in software engineering, telecommunications, project
management, client-server architectures, strategic planning, and database
The program is designed in answer to the pressing
need for statistical expertise by those engaged in scientific research in
gathering science-based information for decision making. The program shall
prepare professional and practicing statisticians to become competent
managers, planners and decision-makers.
This program is offered in consortium with the National Statistics Office
(NSO). The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) and the Asian
Development Bank (ADB) are implementing the HRD Assistance Packages for the
Union of Myanmar and Cambodia, respectively, through acceptance of scholars
in this program from these countries.
The Master in Business Administration (MBA)
program is designed to develop capable, socially responsible and mature
managers and leaders in today’s global marketplace. The program focuses on
those skills needed by business professionals; such as analytical reasoning,
communication, leadership, and strategic thinking. The curriculum emphasizes
applications currently in demand by Asian and multinational corporations and
integrates global trends and computer and information systems application.
The Master in Communication (MC) program is a graduate
communication offering which responds to the growing demand for a more
innovative, creative, and skills-oriented curricular program steeped in
research, technology, culture and management.
It addresses the need for a more balanced Philippine communication
environment by preparing communication managers and decision-makers to be
more attuned to the challenges of information society and global
The Master in Psychology (MP) is a practitioner’s degree.
The Field Practicum should focus on an applied program/project that the
student will undertake in his/her chosen area of practice. At the end of the
practicum period, the student should write a Final Report detailing, among
other things, the objectives of the program/project, the activities
undertaken to meet the objectives, the student’s involvement in the
program/project in his/her area of practice.
The Master in Public Administration (MPA) is a
graduate degree program offered to students and professionals whose interest
is to work for, engage in and lead towards the development, promotion and
advancement of effective, efficient, and efficacious public organizations
The program is designed to provide excellent foundation for existing and
potential public administrators. Students of the program are exposed to
theoretical and praxiological understanding and appreciation about the
needs, concerns, issues, trends and problems of contemporary public
organizations and administration.