The Master in Management major in Public Administration program is designed to develop skills and competencies in all aspects of management in any type of organization whether it be in business, government, non-government, civic, religious, or any other form. It enhances the students’ knowledge in theories and concepts of management and the different styles of effective management. The Master in Management program is designed for students with experience in analytical subjects such as finance, economics, science, mathematics, engineering, or similar - although students from all backgrounds with a proven ability in analytic problem solving are welcome to apply. The program uses an interdisciplinary approach: students apply analytical models to understand the global economy, product development, and new techniques in technology management within global companies.
The Master in Business Administration program covers a broad spectrum of business and management subjects, calling on a wide range of expertise. It allows students to concentrate on general management or to tailor the course to suit individual career needs. Areas of specialism include marketing, finance and human resource management. The program equips students with a thorough understanding of current and emerging theories, techniques, and practices of business management. Students are honed to develop the skills to think creatively and strategically about a wide range of business issues alongside an awareness of cultural sensitivity and the ability to work in a cross-cultural, multinational, team-based environment. The course allows students to integrate and apply the knowledge, approaches and methods learnt to a variety of case studies and own managerial and work experiences.
The Master of Science in Psychology is a comprehensive graduate program designed to train students to become professionals who provide relevant counselling and interventions to children, teenagers and adults. The program focuses on the general study of emotions, behavior and thought processes on individuals in all ages. It aims to help resolve the patient’s personality issues through critical thinking and effective problem solving strategies. The program adheres to a scientist-practitioner model of integrating scientific inquiry with committed, responsible practice of psychology. Students are trained to conduct research on relevant issues in their area of specialization and to base professional practice on a solid empirical foundation. Students are to develop critical thinking skills, social engagement, professional integrity, and a pursuit for lifelong learning.
The Master of Arts in Education, major in Administration and Supervision program provides students with a strong foundation on the theories and concepts in organizational learning and development, human development and learning, assessment quality and standards, management of educational technology applications, finance and resource management. The program aims to enhance knowledge in quantitative and qualitative research methods and issues related to education, school marketing, professional development, leadership succession and educational management. It is also relevant to individuals who aim to broaden their knowledge and skills in the management of education institutions.
The Master of Arts in Education major in English program is designed to enhance the pedagogical competence of English teachers and instructors in all levels. The courses are designed mainly to hone the student’s English language skills and are geared towards the development of competence in the various methodological approaches to curriculum development and in teaching of the English language. The program is tailored to prepare students for professional careers as ESL educators and consultants in different institutional settings, as well as for advanced academic study in second language and applied linguistic.
The Master of Arts in Education major in Filipino is a graduate program that reinforces students’ understanding of educational theories, concepts, curriculum and instructional techniques in Filipino in order to further advance in their professional careers. This program enhances teachers’ theoretical and technical knowledge in teaching Filipino as a subject area or professional area, and prepares students for various administrative and supervisory positions in elementary, secondary, post-secondary and vocational programs. This program gives special emphasis on Filipino language and literature research and is geared towards equipping students with a variety of tools, techniques and methodologies for conducting, critiquing, and evaluating research in education.
The Master of Arts in Education major in Social Studies prepares individuals for the broad spectrum of educational positions and roles in the fields of education. It prepares education students for the various administrative and supervisory positions in elementary, secondary, post-secondary and vocational programs. This program provides advanced academic and professional preparation in the field of Social Studies Teaching. The program is designed to upgrade the competencies of teachers in teaching Social Studies; instill among student-professionals the ability to undertake scientific inquiry and independent research for the advancement of knowledge; develop professional leadership and human resources in support to regional and national agenda; transform student-professional to realize their fullest potential both personal and professional; and develop knowledge and skills in the field of education through research and extension.
The Master of Arts in Education major in Guidance and Counseling prepares students to become proficient in the various aspects of school guidance and counseling. The course offers graduate coursework in the development and management of relevant and functional school guidance programs and services; the diagnosis of their students’ educational, vocational, and personal needs and concerns; the implementation of appropriate counseling techniques and intervention programs; psychological measurement and evaluation; and research methodology. Students are prepared to conduct scholarly research in the areas of guidance and counseling that will address relevant issues in their own school setting.