Recognitions and Award Received


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MSU-IIT’s impact has always been toward global competitiveness, which made it into a world-renowned institution for higher learning. The institute has garnered a plethora of awards and titles under its belt.

CHED Center of Excellence

  • Biology programs (General Biology, Zoology, Botany, Marine Biology)
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Teacher Education (Secondary Education: Technology and Livelihood Education, MAPEH, Biology, General Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics; Industrial Education: Draft Technology, Industrial Arts; Elementary Education: English, Science, and Health)
  • Mechanical
  • Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering

CHED Center of Development

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Ceramics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Information Technology (Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Information Systems)
  • Marine Sciences
  • Statistics
  • Filipino
  • History
  • and Sociology


  • Ranked 451-500 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: Asia 2019

  • Delivering Institution of the CHED Faculty Development Program (FDP)

  • Delivering Higher Education Institution of the CHED K+12 Transition Program

  • Zonal Research Center for Regions XII, IX, and the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)

  • Gender and Development Center

  • Philippine Higher Education Research Network (PHERNet) Center

  • AusAID Philippine-Australian Human Resource Organization Development Facility Delivering Institution for: Master in Sustainable Development Studies; MS Programs in Engineering; MA in English Language Studies

Department of Science and Technology (DOST)

  • First Natural Substance Center for Mindanao (“Tuklas Lunas” Center) awarded by Philippine Council for Health Research Development
  • Delivering Institution of the Department of Science & Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) undergraduate and graduate scholarships
  • Delivering Institution, Engineering Research & Development for Technology (ERDT) Consortium
  • Member, Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program (ASTHRDP) Science Consortium (the only HEI from Mindanao as member of the National Science Council Steering Committee
  • Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Learning Hub for Northern Mindanao
  • Virtual Center for Technology Innovation in Microelectronics in Southern Philippines
  • Delivering Institution, DOST-SEI Scholarship Grants for Educational Assistance for Technology and Science Teaching in Mindanao (GREAT-M/SPRINT; the only one in Mindanao)
  • Center of Innovation and technopreneurship
  • Member, Philippine Biomedical Device Consortium
  • Member, Northern Mindanao Consortium for Agriculture and Resources Research and Development (NOMCARRD)
  • Member, Northern Mindanao Consortium for Health Research and Development (NorMIn CoHRD)
  • Member, Northern Mindanao Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (NorMinCIERRD)
  • Member, National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (NCBP)

Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges & Universities of the Philippines (AACCUP)

  • Level IV – Re-accredited Status
    • College of Arts and Social Sciences – Bachelor of Arts (English, Filipino, History, Political Science, and Sociology) and Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
    • College of Education – Bachelor of Secondary Education and Bachelor of Teacher Technology Education
  • Level III – Re-Accredited Status
    • College of Business Administration and Accountancy – Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
  • Level II – Accredited Status
    • College of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Level II – Accredited Status
    • College of Nursing – Bachelor of Science in Nursing

These are some of the recognitions received by MSU-IIT over the years from various sectors and regions other than CHED, DOST and AACCUP.

  • Host Institute
    • Innovation and Technology Support Office (ITSO) or patent library, the project of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO Phil) of the Philippines in cooperation with World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Resource Distribution Center of the UNESCO Bangkok Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
  • Delivering Institution of the Asian Institute of Management Team Energy Center (AIM-TEC) Mindanao Bridging Leadership Program (MBLP)
  • Center of Excellence in MINSUPALA Studies and Research Center in Mindanao
  • National Computer Center (NCC) Training Arm in Northern Mindanao
  • Center of Excellence in Biodiversity Conservation and Management by the HARIBON Foundation