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MPM Comprehensive Exam

The comprehensive exam is composed of two parts – the general field and the student’s area of specialization (Local Government and Regional Administration, Public Policy and Program Administration, Voluntary Sector Management). A student is given two chances to take and pass both fields. If the student fails to satisfy this requirement, he/she is permanently disqualified (PD) from the MPM Program.

The MPM student qualifies for graduation upon passing the comprehensive examination.

MSW Comprehensive Exam

The program consists of 39 units, with varying tracks (for those coming from Diploma program and those entering directly to Master’s degree and based on chosen area of specialization (clinical practice, social administration and community organizing).After successfully completing all courses, candidates must take and pass a comprehensive examination to earn the degree.

MENRM Comprehensive Examination

The student applies for comprehensive examination after completing satisfactorily 30 units of course work with a General Weighted Average or GWA of 2.0 or better. Also, students must take and pass the comprehensive examination before enrolling in ENRM 290 Special Problem.

A comprehensive committee of three members shall be constituted by the Dean of Faculty Office, (e.g. FMDS) upon the recommendation of the Program Chair.

To qualify for the comprehensive examination, a student must have obtained a GWA of 2.0 or better.

Application for comprehensive examination shall be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar at least two months prior to the date of examination. The application shall be recommended by the Program Chair and noted by the Dean of the Faculty Office to whom the program belongs.

The written comprehensive examination shall test the student's mastery of all courses taken, which are integrated into two major areas: (1) core and (2) major courses. Details of the examination shall be left to the discretion of the comprehensive committee.

A consensus based on the standards set by the committee is required to pass the comprehensive examination.

Only one re-examination may be allowed within a year approved by the committee but not later than one year after the first examination. Failure to pass shall bar the student from earning the master's degree.

MAN Comprehensive Exam

1.     The student applies for comprehensive examination after completing satisfactorily course work.

2.     A comprehensive committee of five to seven members shall be constituted by the Dean of Faculty Office, (e.g. FMDS) upon recommendation of the Program Chair.

3.     To qualify for the comprehensive examination, a student must have obtained a general weighted average of 2.00 or better of all courses taken; and a grade of 2.00 or better in all required courses in the major field of specialization.

4.     Application for comprehensive examination shall be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar at least one month prior to the sate of examination.  The application shall be recommended by the Program Chair and noted by the Dean of the Faculty Office to whom the program belongs.

5.     The written comprehensive examination shall test the student's mastery of all courses taken, which are integrated into two major focus: (1) content) and (2) methodology.  Details of the examination shall be left to the discretion of the Comprehensive Examination Committee.

6.     A consensus based on the standards set by the Committee is required to pass the comprehensive examination.

7.     Only one re-examination may be allowed within a year approved by the committee but not later than one year after the first examination.  Failure to pass shall bar the student from earning the master's degree.

 

 


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FMDS Comprehensive Exam Date Schedule 1st semester 2017-2018

Diploma in Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment (October 24, 2017)

Social Welfare Policies and Research (October 26, 2017)

 

Master of Social Work

Human Behavior & Social Environment

Social Welfare Policies and Research

(October 24, 2017)

Social Work Profession and Practice

Social Agency , Leadership and Management

(October 26, 2017)

Area of Specialization (October 28, 2017)

 

Master of Environment and Natural Resources Management

General Field (October 27, 2017)

Major Field (October 28, 2017)

 

Master of Public Management

General Field (November 6, 2017)

Public Policy and Program Administration (November 8, 2017)

Local Government and Regional Administration(LGRA) & Voluntary Sector Management (VSM) (November 10, 2017)

 

Master of Arts in Nursing (January 9 and 11, 2018)

 

Master of ASEAN Studies (January 12, 2018)

 

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