- Provide advanced disciplinary content that will train students to analyze and appreciate the current and historical theories, concepts, and models of their respective disciplines;
- Adopt appropriate techniques and methods that will develop critical thinking and research skills;
- Encourage the students to speak about critical issues in their discipline and present related scholarly works;
- Conduct outreach activities that inculcate a sense of responsibility and commitment to development specially in the region;
- Foster a supportive collegial environment where students become deeply engaged in learning; and
- Provide consultancy and professional assistance in inter-agency linkages along education, agriculture and rural development, technology, human resources management, guidance, psychology, public health and other allied fields.
Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Management
This program aims to develop pioneering educational leaders who are able to:
- Critically examine the broader cultural, institutional, organizational, and social contexts relevant to education across the lifespan;
- Advance the role of scientific research in education policy, reform, and practice and apply research skills in planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of public policy and large-scale reforms in education; and
- Provide sound and ethical educational leadership at all levels with the ability to drive significant and sustainable improvement in educational institutions.
Master in Public Administration
This program endeavors to develop graduate students who are able to:
- Apply theoretical background and skills needed in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies and programs;
- Lead their respective organizations as practitioners, academicians and other development workers with pioneering skills, attitudes and values along good governance; and
- Initiate meaningful productive endeavors within established legal and ethical frameworks.
Master of Arts in Educational Management
This program aims to prepare individuals for more significant responsibilities to be able to:
- Demonstrate effective and informed leadership at the school and district level to meet the educational needs of learners from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
- Administer their educational systems or their school assemblages in a legally and ethically defensible manner; and
- Conduct productive researches and serve as systematic workers across various educational and administrative settings.
Master of Arts in Education major in English
This program aims to produce globally competent teachers who are able to:
- Assume leadership in curriculum development and pedagogical planning in the field of English language teaching;
- Construct dynamic, collaboratively negotiated methods of teaching and learning in literature, writing, and the language arts; and
- Produce effective pedagogical aids and approaches for the benefit of both students and teachers.
Master of Arts in Technology Education Management
This program aims to equip educators and trainers with skills and knowledge to be able to:
- Develop highly effective curriculum and instructional strategies relevant to the teaching and communication of technology and consumer science information in either formal or informal settings;
- Complement research knowledge and skills in the field of technology education; and
- Implement effective training modules to support both formal and informal teaching clientele in acquiring self-sustaining livelihood endeavors.
Master of Science in Teaching major in Biology
This program aims to develop a pool of teachers, leaders, researchers and advocates who are able to:
- Promote science literacy by advancing the knowledge base for effective teaching and learning of biology in all levels of education;
- Produce cutting edge research in pursuit of effective practices in teaching biology; and
- Demonstrate resourcefulness and creativity in the improvisation of laboratory apparatuses and the preparation of institutional materials in biology.
Master of Science in Teaching major in Mathematics
This program aims to develop the intellectual competence and professional commitment of its graduates to be able to:
- Examine the behavioral, cognitive, and social-emotional development of learners across all ages wth the end view of designing effective learning technologies and methods in Mathematics;
- Apply current developments in mathematics teaching to curriculum planning and supervision; and
- Utilize advance research skills and knowledge to address the perennial challenges in mathematics learning.
Master of Science in Information Technology
This program aims to bolster the competence and efficiency of information technology graduates and practitioners to be able to:
- Initiate advanced and cutting edge information systems in a broad range of setting and occupations;
- Apply technical research skills and critical understanding of the fast-growing field of information technology in the development and management of tools and technologies for exchanging information primarily in the business context; and
- Effectively assume leadership positions in work systems that handle information technology and related endeavors.
Master of Science in Crop Science
This program has been designed to meet the increasing demand for suitably qualified personnel who are able to:
- Skillfully apply biological, psychological, molecular, genetic and biometric principles to crops and cropping systems, in order to increase their efficiency and contribute to regional development;
- Acquire advanced understanding of diverse allied fields of crop science to creatively solve the changing problems in modern crop development production and management; and
- Demonstrate advanced research and analytical skills focusing on crop systems, plant breeding, agro-industry and appropriate growing practices to assume reliable supplies of safe, healthy food, while taking biodiversity and nature conservation into account.
Master of Science in Animal Science
This program aims to produce proficient managers, supervisors, teachers, researchers, consultants, practitioners, and technicians who shall:
- Tackle problems related to sustainable livestock development as well as to the management of livestock and companion animals, animal nutrition, animal health, levels of management, genetic diversity and socio-economic factors focused at regional development;
- Perform productive, strategic, and innovative work in animal research, development, lecturing, training, public and private commercial enterprise, advisory work, government agencies, and non-government organizations both in the local and international contexts; and
- Analyze problems associated with animal science based on a holistic viewpoint and life-long perspective using all aspects of the biological and social systems involved in animal welfare.