Graduate Students

GRADUATE PROGRAM ADMISSION

The graduate programs are open to holders of a bachelor's degree from an institution recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines. A major field other than that chosen for the bachelor's degree will be allowed in the MA/MS courses provided the students fulfill the required 12-25 units of undergraduate subjects for the chosen field of concentration or its equivalent as determined by the Program Coordinator/ Director.

In accordance with the CHED regulations, pre-requisite undergraduate courses cannot be taken simultaneously with graduate courses.

Graduate student applicant must have passed the entrance examinations and the qualifying interview to be conducted by the Program Coordinator/ Director. Applicants must do the following:

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A. For School of Business and Governance/ School of Nursing

Step (1) Fill out Application Form (obtain form at the SBG/CON Graduate School Office)
Step (2) Take the Entrance Examination
Step (3) After passing the entrance exam, submit the following documents:

* Official Transcript of Records
* NSO Authenticated Birth Certificate from Civil Registrar
* Authenticated Marriage Contract [Municipal Form 97-F.13] (for married applicants)
* Honorable Dismissal from last school attended
* Two 2"x2" color photos
Note: if foreign student applicant, comply requirements for international students.

(4) Submit to an interview by the Asst. Dean for Graduate Programs

B. For School of Arts and Sciences/ School of Education/ School of Engineering and Architecture

Step (1) Fill out Application Form (obtain form at the SAS Graduate School Office)
Step (2) Take Entrance Examination (Exam every Saturday, 8AM. Please register at least a day before the exam. Bring 1x1 photos and P291 exam fee.)
Step (3) After passing the entrance exam, submit the following documents:

* Official Transcript of Records
* NSO Authenticated Birth Certificate from Civil Registrar
* Authenticated Marriage Contract [Municipal Form 97-F.13] (for married applicants)
* Honorable Dismissal from last school attended
* Two 1"x1" color photos
* Two Recommendation Letters from current superior and company/ school officials
* Abstract of MS/MA Thesis (for PhD Applicants)
Note: if foreign student applicant, comply requirements for international students.

(4) Submit to an interview by the Asst. Dean for Graduate Programs

Local applicants who fail to submit the documents for evaluation may be admitted on a temporary basis, however, a student visa (or a valid visa which allows student to study) is needed for foreign students to be admitted into the University. 

Application forms for admission are available at the Graduate School Office. 

TRANSFER STUDENT APPLICANTS
Transfer student applicants are required to bring a copy of their undergraduate and graduate Transcript of Records. Graduate credits earned from other Philippine schools will be evaluated by the Program Coordinator. Those earned from foreign schools will be evaluated by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) upon the recommendation of the Program Coordinator/ Director and the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School.

The residence requirement is two (2) semesters in the Ateneo with a load of six (6) units per semester. 

For more information, please contact: 

THE DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Ateneo de Davao University
Roxas Avenue 8016 Davao City
Philippines
Fax (82) 226.4116

Arts and Sciences/ Education/ Engineering Programs: Tel +63 (82) 221.2411 local 8403 or 8405

Business and Governance Programs: Tel +63 (82) 221.2411 local 8401 or 8311

Nursing Programs: Tel +63 (82) 221.2411 local 8364

e-Mail: admissions@addu.edu.ph

 

FOREIGN STUDENT APPLICANTS
Foreign students should follow the requirements for International Students (please see the International Student Admissions), in addition to the requirements for the Graduate School. A valid visa is needed prior to registration/ enrollment in the graduate program. 

For more information, please contact: 

FOREIGN STUDENT ADMISSION DESK
Admission Office
Jubilee Hall
Ateneo de Davao University
Roxas Avenue 8016 Davao City
Philippines
Tel (82) 221.2411 local 8303

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