Graduate School

Vision

USA Graduate School as a center of excellence for relevant graduate education and training.

Mission

USA Graduate School commits itself to provide quality and value-laden graduate education and training.

Goals

  • Provide enhanced, relevant quality education/training rooted in the University motto, Virtus et Scientia;
  • Strengthen
    its capability to undertake research in support of instruction and of
    global, national and regional development priorities;
  • Increase its contribution to the preservation, transmission and enrichment of cultural and national heritage; and
  • Advocate human and ecological stability.



Courses Offered

  • Ph.D.

    A higher research degree in Education with
    emphasis on school administration and supervision of instruction
    (Educational Management) and on management of support services such as
    testing, guidance (Psychology and Guidance)



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 9
    Major Courses 30
    Cognates 12
    Foreign Language or Computer Courses 6
    Comprehensive Exam 12
    Dissertation  
    Total 69


  • M.A.

    A
    research degree in Educational Management, Psychology and Guidance,
    Filipino, Religious Education, English, Social Science, Chemistry,
    Natural Science, Mathematics and Physics.



  •   Units
    Foundation Course 12
    Major courses 18
    Cognates 6
    Comprehensive Exam
    Thesis 6
    Total 42


  • M.A.T. Filipino

    A degree in the art of teaching Filipino language and literature



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 12
    Major Courses 18
    Comprehensive Exam 6
    Seminar Paper 6
    Total 36


  • M.A. Literature

    A research degree in literature around the world in various forms, representing different genres.



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 12
    Major Courses 15
    Electives 6
    Comprehensive Exam
    Thesis 6
    Total 39


  • M.P.A.

    A
    degree in the art of managing the various components of government
    service; there are two programs. Research program is a thesis degree.
    For the Practicum Program, the research requirement will be a paper on
    project rooted in actual administrative work. The areas of
    specialization for both programs may be any of the following: Local
    Government Administration, Human Resource Management, Public Fiscal
    Administration, Management and Operations.


  • Research Program



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 9
    Required Courses 9
    Specialization Courses 15
    Cognate 3
    Comprehensive Exam
    Thesis 6
    Total 42


  • Practicum Program



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 9
    Specialization Courses 15
    Electives 6
    Practicum 6
    Project Paper 6
    Comprehensive Exam  
    Total 42


  • M.B.A.

    A
    degree in the art of business management, particularly its human
    resources, and products and services. There are two programs � one with
    Thesis and another with Seminar Paper.


  • MBA (Thesis)



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 15
    Electives 15
    Comprehensive Exam 6
    Thesis
    Total 36


  • MBA (Non-Thesis)



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 12
    Major Courses 18
    Seminar in Bus. Mgt. 6
    Comprehensive Exam
    Total 36


  • M.S. Economics

    A research degree in the science of economics and its relation to politics and business, of local and international scope.



  •   Units
    Foundation Courses 15
    Major Courses 18
    Comprehensive Exam 6
    Thesis
    Total 39