School of Graduate Studies

COURSES

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS

Major in:

Business Management

Development Management

Public Management

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Major in:

Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Pastoral Supervision

Church Management and Practical Ministries

Major in:

Curriculum and Instruction

Educational Administration and Supervision

Guidance and Counseling

MASTERAL PROGRAMS

Biblical Studies – Old Testament

Biblical Studies – New Testament

Pastoral Studies

Christian Education

 

Major in:

Educational Administration and Supervision

Guidance and Counseling

Mathematics

Filipino

Physical Education

English Language and Literature

Major in:

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Major in:

Nursing Service Administration

Adult Health Nursing

Women and Child Health Nursing

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
(MECS Order 7.s. 1982 G.)

As a rule, only the students, who in the judgment of an ad hoc admissions committee, chaired by the Dean, can benefit from graduate work, and who are able to pursue successfully prescribed requirements for graduation of the program, shall be admitted.

Specifically, the admission committee shall:

1. Assess and/or decide on English proficiency for students (An English test is given to all new enrollees. Those who do not pass it for credit are required to enroll in Career English);

2. Evaluate and/or decide on Transcript of Records of students.;

3. Conduct interview of student applicant.

4. Perform such other functions as the Dean may deem necessary;

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

1. For admission into the master’s program, only those students who graduated in a baccalaureate degree program from a CHED-recognized institution and with a general average of 2.0 or higher in the entire course shall be considered eligible;

2. For admission into the doctorate program, only those students who are holders of a master’s degree from a CHED-recognized institution and whose weighted average is at least 1.75 should be considered eligible. However, by way of exemption, students with a lower general average than the prescribed weighted average may be admitted on probation to the doctorate program. After demonstrating the capacity to undertake doctorate studies, they may formally be admitted to the doctorate program upon the recommendation of the admission committee and approval of the dean.

3. In certain specific fields of concentration, graduate students should have the proper and corresponding undergraduate academic background or 12 units in the same discipline or its equivalent at either undergraduate or graduate level before admission.

4. Graduates of Other Schools

  • Transfer Credentials from latest school attended
  • Photocopy of latest Transcript of Records
  • Recommendation from a school administrator or faculty
  • Accomplished application form (copies can be secured from the Graduate Programs Office or downloaded from cpu.edu.ph)
  • One (1) pc. 1”x1” ID picture
  • Long-sized white folder

5. Graduates of CPU

  • Photocopy of latest Transcript of Records
  • Accomplished application form (copies can be secured from the Dean’s Office)
  • One (1) pc. 1”x1” ID picture
  • Long-sized white folder

6. Married female applicants whose record still bear their maiden name

  • Photocopy of Marriage Contract in addition to the above requirements

7. Doctor of Management (Major in Business Management, Public Management, Development Management)

  • The student must have a master’s degree relevant to the program from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized institutions
  • With at least two years supervisory or managerial experience
  • Competence in the use of English language
  • Endorsed by the head of the institution where he/she is presently employed
  • With intellectual capacity and aptitude for advanced studies and research

8. Doctor of Management (Major in Tourism and Hospitality Management)

  • A holder of Master’s degree in Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) or Hospitality Management courses from The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized institution
  • A holder of Master’s degree in Marketing Management or related courses with at least two years supervisory or managerial experience in hospitality or tourism enterprise
  • Competence in the use of the English language
  • Passed the written and oral examination of the committee

9. Doctor of Ministry (Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Pastoral Supervision)

  •  Completion of a Master’s Degree in Theology (normally a Master of Divinity degree) from a government recognized university or ATESEA accredited seminary or divinity school
  • Documentation that the candidate has completed Clinical Pastoral Education (C.P.E.) units in the Bachelor of Theology or Master of Divinity program and has undergone supervised training at an accredited institution
  • Ecclesiastical/Faith Group endorsement to the function in this type of Ministry

10. Doctor of Ministry (Church Management and Practical Ministries)

  • Completion of a Master’s Degree in Theology (normally a Master of Divinity degree) from a government recognized university or ATESEA accredited seminary or divinity school
  • Three years of experience in ministry

11. Master of Divinity

  • A Bachelor of Theology graduate from a government/non-government recognized school or university
  • A record of all taken and passed foundation courses required under the B.Th. program/curriculum (for non-B.Th. graduate applicant)
  • Demonstration of a high level English proficiency

12. Master of Ministry

  • A holder of a Bachelor of Theology degree or its equivalent from a government/non-government recognized theological seminary/college
  • At least three years of practical experience in church and church-related work
  • Letter of recommendation from the head of church or institution
  • Certification(s) from previous church employment

13. Master of Theology

  • A holder of a Master of Divinity degree or its equivalent from a government or non-government recognized theological seminary/college or ATESEA accredited seminary or divinity school
  • A competence in the use of the English language and a potential for graduate theological studies

14. Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling

  • Those with no theological background should take courses prior to applying for this program
  • Have successfully completed a bachelor-level theological degree
  • Have at least 2 years of practical experience in the church
  • For foreign students, he must be able to read, write, and speak university-level English. Those with basic English skills should be encouraged to study English for six (6) months before officially enrolling in the program

15. Doctor of Education (Major in Administration and Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, Guidance and Counseling)

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must be a graduate of a master’s degree in education or related field
  • In cases where a student applicant is not a holder of a master’s degree in education or related field, he or she is required to take a minimum of 18 units or its equivalent in education or a certification of at least five years of teaching experience with satisfactory performance from the student’s school
  • Must be proficient both in oral and written communication
  • Accomplished letter of recommendation from former professors

16. Master of Arts in Education (Major in Educational Administration and Supervision Mathematics, Filipino, Physical Education, Physics and Guidance and Counseling)

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in education
  • In cases where a student applicant is not a holder of a bachelor’s degree in education, he or she is required to take a minimum of 18 units or its equivalent in education or a certification of at least three years of teaching experience with satisfactory performance from the student’s school
  • Accomplished letter of recommendation from two former professors

17. Master of Agricultural Economics

  • BSA degree with major in Agricultural Economics
  • Holders of bachelor’s degrees with majors other than Agricultural Economics may be admitted provided that the academic performance in the undergraduate program is very satisfactory

18. Master of Science in Agriculture (Major in Agronomy)

  • Have a bachelor degree in Agriculture or related field from a recognized university, or
  • Be permitted to transfer the candidature from the previous school offering related master’s graduate program on agriculture to this university, or
  • Take the prerequisite undergraduate subjects if he/she is not a graduate of degree related to agriculture, or
  • Satisfy the requirements of this university by showing other qualifications or related work experiences which are adequate to support his/her candidature
  • Submit the following: curriculum vitae, recommendations from two previous teachers (only for applicants from other universities) or immediate supervisor (if working) and personal statement of up to 500 words of why enrolling this course in this university
  • Wait for the notification from the Dean for any approval for the application to admission in this course

19. Master in Business Administration

  • A graduate of Business Courses(Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, Business Management, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship & other related courses)
  • Holder of degrees other than the above may qualify in this graduate program provided they have earned the Pre-MBA Courses as follows:
    • PreMBA 501 Financial Acctg. for Non- Business (3 units)                     
    • PreMBA 502 Management Acctg for Non-Business (3 units)                
    • PreMBA 503 Quantitative Approaches for Management (3 units)
  • Applicants desiring to enroll in the program must have at least two (2) years of meaningful industry experience in either work or business

20. Master in Business Administration (Major in Tourism and Hospitality Management)

  • A holder of a baccalaureate degree in Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) or Hospitality Management courses from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) recognized institution
  • A holder of marketing management or related courses with at least two years experience in hospitality or tourism enterprises
  • Competence in the use of the English language
  • Certificate of employment from present employee
  • Permit to study (if application is working in the government/study is financed by the government scholarship)

    For MBA-THM students who are applying for CHED SCHOLARSHIP must submit the following additional requirements:

  • Transcript of records
  • One-page thesis/dissertation proposal (faculty with on-going Master’s or Doctoral Studies)
  • Re-entry plan and return service contract
  • Curriculum Vitae (using CHED Template)
  • Proof of citizenship of each nominee (NSO authenticated birth certificate, information page of valid passport, or voter’s ID)
  • Medical Certificate of each nominee issued by a government physician within the last six months and medical exam results

21. Master of Arts in English Language and Literature

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in English language, literature, or any related field
  • In cases where the applicant is not a holder of a bachelor’s degree in English language, literature, or any related field, she/he is required to take a minimum of 15 units of English-related courses in the undergraduate level; such courses shall be determined by the Chair of the DLMCH
  • Must get a score of 70 or higher in the English Proficiency Test (EPT) given by the Graduate School

22. Master of Engineering (Major in Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering)

  • Applicants must be B.S.C.E., B.S.ChE., B.S.S.E, and B.S.M.E. graduates

23. Master of Arts in Nursing

  • A holder of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • PRC ID (photocopy)
  • Philippine Nurses Association ID (PNA) photocopy (original copy should be available for counterchecking)

24. Master of Arts in Sociology

  • A Bachelor’s degree with at least 12 units of social sciences over and above the social sciences generally required in the bachelor’s degree program
  • Bachelor‘s degree holders who do not meet the above requirement may be admitted to the program if their undergraduate grades are very good and if they agree to take courses recommended by the admission committee

25. Master in Library and Information Science

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field
  • In cases where a student applicant is not a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field, he or she is required to take a minimum of 18 units or its equivalent in the said fields
  • Accomplished letter of recommendation from two former professors

26. Master in Library and Information Science (with specialization in Theological Librarianship)

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field
  • In cases where a Filipino student applicant is not a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or related field, he or she is required to take a minimum of 18 units or its equivalent in the said fields
  • Must have taken 24 units of Theological Subjects from a Theological school
  • Accomplished letter of recommendation from two former professors

27. Master in Public Administration

  • An applicant must have completed any Bachelor’s degree from a CHED-recognized institution
  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must take nine (9) units bridging courses for those whose undergraduate degree is not in public administration

28. Master of Science in Computer Science

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • In cases where a student applicant is not a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, he or she should have the following subjects, in the event that one or more subjects are lacking, he or she should enrolled the said subject/s:
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Digital Logic Circuit
    • Discrete Mathematics
    • Database Management Systems
    • System Analysis and Design
    • Hardware Repair, Maintenance and Installation
    • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • Operation Systems
    • Automata Theory
    • Computer Organization and Assembly Language

29. Master of Science in Guidance & Counseling

  • Must have passed the general admission requirements of the Graduate School
  • Must be a graduate of a bachelor’s degree in psychology, guidance or related field
  • In cases where a student applicant is not a holder of a bachelor’s degree in psychology, guidance or related field, he or she is required to take a minimum of 18 units or its equivalent in the said fields or a certification of at least three years of guidance or counselling practice from the student’s employer
  • Accomplished letter of recommendation from two former professors

30. Master of Science in Social Work

  • A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW)
  • For non BSSW degree holder must have 18 units of undergraduate social work courses
  • At least one year supervised and/paid field practice in the social welfare field (both BSSW and non BSSW graduates)