General Admission Requirements

For CHED K+12 Grantees

Proceed first to the Office of Graduate Studies and submit your Provisional Notice of Award.

 

Minimum Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree, from a recognized institution is required for admission to a master’s program or doctoral program, respectively.
  2. For an applicant to a master’s program, an undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00 or better, and for an applicant to a doctoral program, a GPA of 1.75 or better in the master’s program; or some evidences of potential ability to pursue a graduate degree, e.g., excellent performance in teaching or research.
  3. Evidence of suitable background or its equivalent in the degree sought.

 

Other Requirements

Submit two sets of documents to the program coordinator, each containing the following items:

  1. Accomplished admission form
  2. Xerox copy of Transcript of Records
  3. Xerox copy of transfer credentials/honorable dismissal (for non-MSU alumnus)
  4. 2” x 2” picture attached to the application for admission form
  5. Official receipt of the admission fee. If possible, submit also the duly sealed two (2) letters of recommendation from former professors or experts in your field.
  6. Concept paper form (Not required for applicants to CSM programs.)
  7. Personal statement form (Not required for applicants to CSM programs.)

 

Evaluation and Issuance of Admission Papers

  1. Program Adviser/Coordinator evaluates application and interviews applicant (an admission exam with appropriate fees may be administered in some programs);
  2. Program Adviser/Coordinator signs the forms and endorses the 2 sets of the application documents to the Office of Graduate Studies/College of Science & Mathematics/College of Engineering & Technology);
  3. The OGS Director/CSM Dean/COE&T Dean signs the two sets of application forms and issues Notice of Admission. Copies of the Notice of Admission are attached to the application documents.
  4. One set of the application documents is filed at the Office of Graduate Studies. The other set is returned to the Program Adviser/Coordinator for filing in the applicant’s respective departments.
  5. Applicant gets a copy of the Notice of Admission and proceeds to Program Adviser/Coordinator for:
    1. CHED K+12 Grantees: Program of Study; submit to CHED K+12 Staff at the OGS; applicant proceeds to enroll.
    2. Others: Enrollment

 

Typical Enrolment Procedure

A typical enrolment procedure is conducted as follows:

  1. 1. For CHED K+12/PAHRODF ICSP Grantees: See the OGS Director otherwise go to the Dean’s Office (CSM or COE&T) where the program is offered.
  2. Get ID number from the Admissions Office (for first year students);
  3. Pay Insurance and other Student Fees at the College-Deputized Collectors;
  4. Go to Graduate Program Adviser for Preliminary Resignation Form (PRF) and Advising (The Notice of Admission and the Application documents must be duly accomplished or on file in the Department);
  5. Have your courses controlled and assessed by the College Controller and Assessor;
  6. For CHED K+12/PAHRODF ICSP Grantees, have your PRF tagged as scholar at the Office of Graduate Studies;
  7. For non-scholars, pay tuition and other fees at the college-deputized cashier or other means, e.g., electronic, G-cash, etc.
  8. Secure a Certificate of Registration (COR);
  9. Go to Program Adviser and College Dean for signatures in the COR;
  10. For CHED K+12/PAHRODF ICSP Scholars, submit a certified true copy of COR to the Office of Graduate Studies;
  11. After submitting all the requirements, proceed to the clinic; and
  12. Secure ID from the Computer Center.

 

Admission Procedure

The student is required to prepare the following documents/items:

  1. Two (2) sets Xerox copies for OGS and one (1) set certified true copies of Transcript of Records for the Registrar’s Office;
  2. Two (2) pcs. 2×2 ID pasted to application forms for OGS and another two (2) pcs. with name at the back for the Registrar’s Office;
  3. Two (2) Xerox copies of Transfer Credentials/Honorable Dismissal for OGS and one original copy for the Registrar’s Office (required only to non-MSU-IIT alumnus).
  4. Two recommendation forms from former Professors or experts in the field of specialization sought; see Guidelines on Forms, re: “Recommendation Form for Admission to a Graduate Program”;
  5. Official Receipt for admission fee to be paid at the Cashier’s Office. (Secure billing statement from the program adviser/coordinator);
  6. Xerox copy of marriage certificate (for married women) for the Registrar’s Office.

 

Once the above documents/items are prepared, the student should accomplish the following:

  1. Fill up 2 sets of “Application for Admission to a Graduate Program” forms and submit these, together with items 1-5 above, to Program Adviser/Coordinator stationed at the College/School.
  2. Program Adviser/Coordinator evaluates application and interviews applicant (an admission exam with appropriate fees may be administered in some programs);
  3. Program Adviser/Coordinator signs the forms and endorses the 2 sets of the application documents to the Office of Graduate Studies;
  4. The OGS Director signs the two sets of application forms and issues Notice of Admission. Copies of the Notice of Admission are attached to the application documents.
  5. One set of the application documents is filed at the Office of Graduate Studies. The other set is returned to the Program Adviser/Coordinator for filing in the Department.
  6. Student gets a copy of the Notice of Admission and proceeds to Program Adviser/Coordinator for enrolment.

 

Financial Assistance

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantships (A Student with a grade point average of 2.0 or better in his/her undergraduate, or graduate subject can apply. It carries monthly stipend and school fees waiver.)
  • Financial Assistance may be availed of by the graduate students in the form of the CHED Faculty Development Program Scholarship.
  • DOST Scholarship

 

Graduate Coordinators
Program Coordinator
  Arts and Social   Sciences
  English
  Filipino
  Myrma Jean A. Mendoza, Ph.D.

  Merceditha C. Alicando, Ph.D.
  Melba B. Ijan, MA.

  Business   Administration and   Accountancy   Pamela F. Resurreccion, Ph.D.
  Computer Studies   Erik Louwe R. Sala, MSIT
  Culture and Arts   Steven Patrick C. Fernandez, Ph. D.
  Education   Manuel B. Barquilla, Ph.D.
  Engineering and   Technology   Roberto M. Malaluan, Ph.D.
  Science and   Mathematics
  •  Biological Science – Joey Genevieve
    T. Martinez, Ph.D.
  •  Marine Biology – Ma. Luisa S. Orbita, Ph.D.
  •  Environmental Science – Ruben D. Amparado Jr., Ph.D.
  •  Chemistry – Ellen Inutan, Ph.D.
  •  Mathematics and Statistic
    •  Math – Sheila M. Menchavez, Ph.D.
    •  Statistics – Bernadette F. Tubo, Ph.D.
  •  Physics – Jess E. Gambe, Ph.D.
  Sustainable   Development Studies   Marilou S. Nanaman, Ph.D.