The Human Capital Development program of the UA&P School of Education is the first of its kind in the country. It aims to produce graduates who can design, conduct, manage, and assess learning and workplace programs that will help individuals and groups in various types of organizations enhance their performance, productivity, and employability.

The curriculum is highly interdisciplinary, drawing and fusing elements from education, psychology, business management, economics, sociology, and the liberal arts.

Foundational Courses

  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Introduction to Educational Research and Statistics
  • Foundational Psychology for Human Capital Development
  • Philosophical-Anthropological Foundations of Human Capital Development
  • Business, Industries, and Societies
  • Human Capital Development
  • Fundamentals of Systems and Strategic Thinking
  • Human Behavior in Organizations
  • The Human Resource Function in Organizations

Domain-specific Courses

  • Psychology of Learning and Performance
  • Performance Management Systems 1 (concepts)
  • Performance Management Systems 2 (applications)
  • Psychometrics for Assessment
  • Organizational Learning and Communication
  • The Knowledge Economy and Knowledge Management
  • Training for Performance and the High-Performance Workplace
  • Project Management
  • Psychology of Chance (Social Change, Organizational Change, and Development)
  • Workplace Learning Programs (capstone project) 1 & 2
  • Human Capital Development and Strategic Management (integrative)
  • Business Policy (including business law)

Admission Requirements for Filipinos

  • Accomplished application form.
  • Secondary school record (enclosed in a sealed envelope; have the flap signed by the School Registrar.)
  • Recommendation form (enclosed in a sealed envelope; have the flap signed by the Principal or Guidance Counselor.)
  • Personal essay (typewritten on short bond paper) that conveys interests (visual/theater arts, sports, music, gourmet cooking, etc.); accomplishments; family, educational, entrepreneurial, and social experiences; future goals; strengths, weaknesses and potentials that positively contribute to the development of the University (maximum of 250 words).
  • Parents’ information sheet — for Entrepreneurial Management Program applicants only.
  • Three 2″ x 2″ identical pictures (one for the application form and one for the exam permit)
  • Accomplished scholarship / financial aid application and recommendation form for those applying for grants.  Photocopy of NSO-authenticated Birth Certificate Note: All credentials, including the application form submitted to the University Admissions Office become the property of the school. They will not be returned to the applicant.

Admission Requirements for Foreign Applicants

  • Accomplished application form.
  • Photocopy of birth certificate
  • Photocopy of passport
  • Photocopy of Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR)
  • Three 2″ x 2″ identical pictures (one for the application form and one for the exam permit)
  • Secondary school record form or an official transcript of records
  • Accomplished recommendation form from the applicant’s guidance counselor
  • Personal essay (printed on short bond paper) that conveys interests (visual/theater arts, sports, music, gourmet cooking, etc.); accomplishments; family, educational, entrepreneurial, and social experiences; future goals; strengths, weaknesses and potentials that positively contribute to the development of the University (maximum of 250 words).
  • Certificate of evidence of SAT1 results (must be submitted by December 1)

o Note: An applicant who is a foreigner or resides outside the Philippines may opt to substitute the entrance examination with the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT1) results. The applicant must obtain a minimum combined score of 1140 on the SAT1.

  • Certificate of evidence of TOEFL results (must be submitted by December 1)

o Note: If the foreign applicant’s native language or medium of instruction in secondary school is not English, he or she should take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The applicant must obtain a minimum score of 500 for the paper-based test or 62 for the Internet-based test.

Note: Please make sure to complete all the requirements in order to facilitate the processing of your application. The applicant should apply for a Student Visa at the Philippine Embassy or consulate only after receiving the official letter of acceptance from the University. Inquiries may be made at the Embassy regarding a Student Visa. All credentials, including the application form submitted to the University Admissions Office, become the property of the school. They will not be returned to the applicant.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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