Graduate School

The Graduate School (GS) offers courses that encourage students to broaden their competencies in teaching and research and to enhance themselves intellectually. It has expanded its program offerings to serve enrollees preparing for technical, administrative and managerial professions.

From its opening in school year 1969-1970 to date, the GS has remained true to its commitment. It has consistently grown through the years keeping up the tradition of truth and relevance. It has become a significant member of the graduate education system and it continues to upgrade its resources to reflect contemporary professional environment.


VISION

The UB Graduate School envisions being a premier provider of quality graduate education for diverse group of students and professionals through intellectually engaging multi-disciplinary learning environment, relevant curricular program offerings and research.

MISSION

The UB Graduate School commits itself to honing students for leadership roles and preparing them to meet the highest work standards by fostering in them the Filipino cultural values and gain work ethics in consonance with strong local community orientation and changing international perspectives.

OBJECTIVES

The post graduates of UBGS shall be able to utilize the knowledge and learning Experiences gained from their academic programs to: - achieve expertise in a chosen field of specialization
- communicate effectively both individually and within multi-disciplinary teams
- earn leadership status among others in the community,  in the profession, and in the industry
- attain local and international recognitions in research  

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES

I - Initiator of new and authentic knowledge
C - Competent and reflective professionals
E -  Effective communicator and involved learner
E - Ethical practitioner
E - Empowered and globally competitive leader


Programs Offered


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Program Educational Objectives

1. Become a competitive, morally upright and socially responsible high profile leaders in both public and private sectors.
2. Manage a business and sustain innovative work environment in a dynamic and complex world of business.

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Business Management Programs will serve as competent and morally upright:
Business Consultants Entrepreneurs
Office Managers Office Supervisors
HRM Practitioners Bankers
Operations Managers Lecturers/Trainers
Marketing Executives Strategists/Planners
Researchers Professors

Program Learning Outcomes

After completion of Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management program, graduates should be able to:
1. Master analytical and methodological skills required to evaluate and conduct complex research for multidisciplinary field of learning
2. Exercise high ethical standards and multicultural perspectives when making business decisions and creativity for strategic value added.
3. Develop critical business skills and competencies applied for effective management of modern business and professional leadership for innovation.
4. Add to the theoretical knowledge base and other skills acquired at the master’s level in order to become outstanding scholars in the field of business;
5. Undertake critical examination and analysis of contemporary and emerging issues in management; and
6. Apply managerial knowledge and expertise in solvingsocietal problems.


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN EDUCATION MAJOR IN MATHEMATICS

Program Educational Objectives

The Ph. D. In Education major in Mathematics program is designed to achieve the following objectives:
1. Produce highly trained professional whose research work contribute towards pushing the frontiers of mathematical knowledge.
2. Upgrade the capabilities of mathematics teachers in the basic, secondary, tertiary education.
3. Develop expert level of theoretical knowledge in mathematics education.
4. Demonstrate competence and motivation to draw from expert level knowledge to understand and solve different problems related to mathematics education.

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Business Management Programs will serve as competent and morally upright: Actuarial Analysts Research Consultants
Data Analysts Researchers
Statisticians Curriculum Experts
Academe and Industry Consultants Lecturers/Trainers
Academic Leaders and Supervisors Program Specialists
Professors/Educators Authors/Editors

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate of the Ph. D. in Education major in Mathematics program are expected to:
1. Attain a level of training and knowledge suitable for advanced and independent research.
2. Demonstrate a commitment to the continued improvement of teaching that utilizes research-based practices.
3. Participate in course and curriculum development and provide public or professional service.
4. Manifest upgraded communication competencies in disseminating the results and implications of research findings and critical judgments made on complex issues
5. Utilize values of intellectual honesty, independent learning, professionalism, social responsibility and respect for Filipino culture.
6. Apply mathematical principles, heuristic reasoning and numerical approach to formulate and solve a wide variety of mathematical and real-world problems arising from application leading to the development of theory and knowledge of genuine significance to mathematicians and other professionals both in the academe and industry;
7. Formulate long-range strategies to answer significant and novel mathematical and scientific queries and investigations with the highest degree of scholarship and academic standards;
8. Extend the forefront knowledge by conducting advanced and independent research combined with the highest degree of scholarship and academic standards and merit publication roles and to produce valuable resources for teaching, learning and practice of mathematics.; and
9. Creatively and systematically deal with complex issues within the field, make informed judgments and decisions, and clearly communicate one’s justification to specialist and non-specialist audiences


MASTER IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Program Educational Objectives

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of the Master in Business Management programs:
1. Become competent and morally upright leaders and socially responsible managerial roles in both private and public sector.
2. Manage a business and sustain innovative work environment.

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Business Management Programs will serve as competent and morally upright:
Business Consultants Entrepreneurs
Office Managers Office Supervisors
HRM Practitioners Bankers
Operations Managers Lecturers/Trainers
Marketing Executives Strategists/Planners
Researchers Professors

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Apply research-based business skills, foresights and innovativeness required of a high caliber professionals in the establishment, development, and sustenance of their own business organizations;
2. Internalize the value of creativity, teamwork and social responsiveness to be able to function in multi-cultural business settings; and
3. Gain updated learning facility for professional managers steeped in state-of-the-art technologies that would empower them toward greater competitiveness locally and globally.


MASTER IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS SCIENCE Master in Physical Education and Sports Science is a program with the primary goal of providing the students with a broadly based understanding of the discipline through theoretical and practical courses in physical education and sports management. This program allows maximum opportunity for students to pursue various combinations of courses in teaching, coaching, programming and administration, and within their particular areas of interest.

Program Educational Objectives

The Master in Physical Education and Sports Science program is designed to achieve the following objectives:

1. Enhance the leadership, instructional and research skills in physical education and sports science
2. Upgrade the competencies and capabilities in curriculum design, instructional material development, and techniques
3. Produce highly competent professionals whose work contribute to the advancement of the profession of physical education and sports science as well as pursue policy initiatives and social reforms.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate of the Master in Physical Education and Sports Science program are expected to:

1. Articulate and promote the latest developments of the profession through research, lifelong learning, adherence ton work and professional ethics, and advocacy pursuits.
2. Create and adapt appropriate programs and interventions in the fields of physical education and sports science.
3. Manifest upgraded communication competencies in disseminating the results and implications of research findings and critical judgments made on complex issues
4. Utilize values of intellectual honesty, independent learning, professionalism, social responsibility and respect for Filipino culture.


MASTER OF ARTS IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology facilitates training in the clinical knowledge in psychology through intensive exposure in an in-depth learning training in psychological assessments, psychotherapy and psychopathology to ethically and effectively execute psychological-based interventions, thus producing globally competitive graduates with license and specialization in the field of psychology that contribute in responsive services to issues of greater complexity.

Program Educational Objectives

After five (5) years, the graduates of Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program are:
1. Committed advocates and active collaborators in solving issues in the field of psychology;
2. Initiators of transfer of research output into programs beneficial to the practice of specialization and the community;
3. Competent professionals in delivering various psychological services. Program Learning Outcomes

The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program aims to produce graduates who can:
1. Demonstrate proficient competence in communication skills to creatively facilitates workshops and be empowered with different speaking engagements to contribute to the awareness of the different psychological functions and phenomena locally and globally.
2. Plan, apply and justify ethically and effectively psychological-based and evidence-based assessment and interventions in all disciplines of Psychology to challenge the depth in their knowledge and application of psychological concepts and frameworks to problems of greater complexity.
3. Produce, publish and competently present psychology-related researches at local/national conventions to further draw conclusions about psychological phenomena.
4. Acquire certification and license as Registered Psychologist.


Master of Arts in Education Major: Educational Administration, English, Filipino and Social Studies The program Master of Arts in Education aims to increase students’ understanding of the key factors, trends, and issues in school management with emphasis on practical applications to public and private educational institutions at all levels; demonstrate advanced knowledge and skills requisite for administration and leadership careers in education; discern among, implement and evaluate new developments and advances in education; balance the needs of education in the light of sociopolitical and economic influences; equip students with tools needed in carrying out research projects related to teaching, learning and community service attuned to their specialized areas; demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate research findings in applicable fields of practice; and implement plans for personal and professional development and career advancement.

Program Educational Objectives

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Teacher Education Programs will serve as competent and morally upright:

Education Specialists Academic Coordinators
School Administrators/Owners Accreditors/Assessors
School Principals Seminar/Resource Speakers
Education Supervisors Education Consultants
School Superintendents Lecturers
Regional Directors Researchers

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the teacher education program, the graduates shall:
1. Demonstrate expert knowledge of key factors, trends, and issues in school management with emphasis on practical applications to public and private educational institutions at all levels;
2. Generate new and authentic knowledge related to teaching, learning and community service attuned to their specialized areas through advanced and independent research projects;
3. Manifest upgraded communication competencies in disseminating the results and implications of research findings and critical judgments made on complex issues;
4. Demonstrate leadership capability in leading people thru active participation in different local and international civic and non-civic organizations;
5. Intensify appreciation of literary arts; and
6. Utilize the values of intellectual honesty, independent learning, professionalism, social responsibility and respect for Filipino culture.


MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION MAJOR IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION The Master of Arts in Education major in Early Childhood offers students the opportunity to explore the field of early childhood education and obtain the knowledge in the latest developments, trends and issues and enhance skills necessary for supporting, educating and advocating for young children.  Students will receive in-depth knowledge of early childhood foundations, development, learning and apply this knowledge in learning to create high-quality early care and educational programs that focus on developing appropriate learning experiences for young children.. It aims to produce graduates who are competent and professional in providing quality education to young students.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Prepare teachers and highly qualified professionals who can provide significant learning experiences for young children.
2. Strengthen and augment the competencies of teachers , highly qualified personnel and educational personnel working with young children
3. Blend theory and practice in creating positive learning opportunities and experiences for young children to promote their total development
4. Relate research on the growth, development and education of young children with practice in current early childhood educational programs;
5. Produce competent and professionally trained early childhood educators grounded in UB's philosophy of education and core values


MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION MAJOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION The Master of Arts in Education major Physical Education and Sports offers students the opportunity to explore the field of physical education and sports to obtain the knowledge in the latest developments, trends and issues and enhance skills necessary for supporting, educating and advocating for quality physical education for the learners.  The program is tailored to the needs of graduates in education and related areas to have appropriate competencies in physical education and sports for professional and leadership positions in various settings.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Familiarizes students with the most current trends and issues in school physical education.
2. Enhance leadership, instructional, and research skills in Physical Education and Sports
3. Provide advanced training in curriculum design, instructional material development, and techniques
4. Learn about ethics in physical education, types of players and the best coaching strategies for each, group sports and assessment methods
5. Promote instructional effectiveness and develop quality physical education programs in school settings as well as expanded physical activity programming beyond the physical education lessons within school environments
6. Produce competent and professionally trained educators of Physical Education and sports grounded in UB's philosophy of education and core values


MASTER OF ARTS IN GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING The Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling aims to produce professionally-competent Registered Guidance Counselors through determined training in techniques in counseling, testing, group processing, program development, career enhancement and scientific research methods based on the philosophical foundation and current trends in Guidance and Counseling to further demonstrate responsiveness to multi-cultural and global concerns.

Program Educational Objective

After five (5) years, the graduates Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling program are:
1. Committed advocates and active collaborators in solving issues in the field of counseling;
2. Competent professional in providing advanced counseling program to students;
3. Initiators of transfer of research output into programs beneficial to the community;
4. Active Registered Guidance Counselors

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Business Management Programs will serve as competent and morally upright:
School Guidance Counselor Youth and Family Field Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Counselor Administrator of Counseling Institutions

Program Learning Outcomes

The Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling program aims to produce graduates who can:
1. Demonstrate proficient competence in communication skills to creatively facilitates
workshops and be empowered with different speaking engagements to contribute to the awareness of the different counseling functions and phenomena locally and globally. 2. Develop evidence-based counseling program focused on assisting clients towards academic, personal-social and career growth.
3. Produce, publish and competently present counseling-related researches at local and national conventions to further draw conclusions about counseling phenomena.
4. Pass the Board Examination for Guidance Counselors.


MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION MAJOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION The Master of Arts in Education major Physical Education and Sports offers students the opportunity to explore the field of physical education and sports to obtain the knowledge in the latest developments, trends and issues and enhance skills necessary for supporting, educating and advocating for quality physical education for the learners.  The program is tailored to the needs of graduates in education and related areas to have appropriate competencies in physical education and sports for professional and leadership positions in various settings.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Familiarizes students with the most current trends and issues in school physical education.
2. Enhance leadership, instructional, and research skills in Physical Education and Sports
3. Provide advanced training in curriculum design, instructional material development, and techniques
4. Learn about ethics in physical education, types of players and the best coaching strategies for each, group sports and assessment methods
5. Promote instructional effectiveness and develop quality physical education programs in school settings as well as expanded physical activity programming beyond the physical education lessons within school environments
6. Produce competent and professionally trained educators of Physical Education and sports grounded in UB's philosophy of education and core values


MASTER OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGY The Master of Arts in Psychology program adheres in the learning environment that equips its graduates to be future academe scholars, adept researchers and competent professionals with license in the field of psychology through building a firm grounding and intensive training that allows creative demonstration of psychological principles in response to the need of the society and competence in producing researches to further draw conclusions about psychological phenomena.

Program Educational Objective

After five (5) years, the graduates of Master of Arts in Psychology program are:
1. Committed advocates and active collaborators in solving issues in the field of psychology;
2. Competent professional in providing advanced psychological teaching and research;
3. Initiators of transfer of research output into programs beneficial to the community;
4. Active Registered Psychologist

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Business Management Programs will serve as competent and morally upright:
Assessment Psychologists Clinical Psychologists
Counseling Psychologists Developmental Psychologists
Educational Psychologist Industrial/Organizational Psychologists
Social Psychologists Psychology Instructor
Forensic Psychologists Researcher
Academician

Program Learning Outcomes



The Master of Arts in Psychology program aim to produce graduates who can:
1. Demonstrate proficient competence in communication skills to creatively facilitates workshops and be empowered with different speaking engagements to contribute to the awareness of the different psychological functions and phenomena locally and globally.
2. Plan, apply and justify ethically and effectively psychological-based and evidence-based interventions in all disciplines of Psychology to challenge the depth in their knowledge and application of psychological concepts and frameworks to problems of greater complexity.
3. Write an adept psychological assessment report using polished skills in administration and interpretation of different psychological tests.
4. Produce, publish and competently present psychology-related researches at local/national conventions to further draw conclusions about psychological phenomena.
5. Pass the Board Examination for Psychologist


MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION This program aims to give students exposure to a broad program in public management with interdisciplinary focus and problem-oriented courses which shall prepare them for important responsibility as public managers; provide executives and supervisors in government service the opportunity to enhance their careers through acquisition of training in the management of public corporate operations which integrates theoretical and applied approaches; strengthen values of dependability, respect for fundamental rights, sense of justice and love for Filipino culture; emphasize basic and innovative concepts and practices required of public and non- profit administrators; enhance competencies in the areas of analytic and conceptual skills, problem solving, organizational management, written and oral communication and ethical conduct.

Program Educational Objectives

Three to five years after graduation, graduates of Public Administration Program will serve as competent and morally upright:
Public Servants Strategists
Community Leaders Consultants
Policy Makers Professors
Career Executives Lecturers/Trainers
Peacekeepers Researchers

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the public administration program, the graduates shall:
1. Incorporate knowledge of interdisciplinary focus in the performance of responsibilities as model public administrators;
2. Integrate research-based theoretical and applied approaches in the management of public corporate operations; and
3. Demonstrate values of dependability, respect for fundamental rights, sense of justice and respect for Filipino culture and global concerns.


Program Accreditation Level (PACUCOA)

  • Master of Arts in Education - Level lll RA
  • Master of Business Management - Level lll RA
  • Master of Public Administration - Level lll RA
  • Master of Science in Mathematics - Level II 1st RA
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Management - Level II 1st RA
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education - Level II 1st RA
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration - Level II 1st RA
  • UB Graduate School as Delivering Higher Education Institution

    UBGS is authorized by the Commission on Higher Education Institution (CHED) to be a Delivering Higher Education Institution in the K-12 Transition period. UBGS has been authorized to offer the following programs under the DHEI Scholarship program of CHED. Off-Site Programs

    HOST - ST. ANNE COLLEGE OF LUCENA

  • MS in Mathematics
  • MA in Education – English
  • MA in Psychology
  • PhD in Education - Mathematics
  • HOST – CALAYAN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION INCORPORATED

  • MA in Education – Social Studies
  • MA in Clinical Psychology
  • HOST – LUNA GOCO COLLEGES INCORPORATED

  • Master in Physical Education and Sports Science
  • HOST - ST. ANTHONY COLLEGE OF CALAPAN

  • Master in Early Childhood Education