ADMISSION POLICY AND GUIDELINES FOR

GRADUATE SCHOOL

2021 - 2022

GRADUATE SCHOOL

San Beda College Alabang (SBCA) Graduate School draws strength from the Benedictine heritage and values of Ora et Labora (Prayer and Work), where SBCA introduces a world-class graduate education inspired by the tenets of leadership and governance of St. Benedict of Nursi.

STUDY PROGRAMS

Leadership. Integrity. Competence.

  • Masters in Business Administration

    • Focus on Operations and Logistics
    • Focus on Strategic Management
    • Focus on Financial Management
  • Masters in Psychology

  • Masters in Information and Technology

  • Center for Continuing Education

    • Teacher Certificate Program
    • Diploma Program in Supply Chain Management
    • Certificate in Organization Development

The graduate school programs consist of foundation and core subjects, optional modules, and an individual thesis component. The foundation courses allow students to become business leaders and managers who create an impact in their contact, offering creative and innovative solutions in day-to-day challenges while also promoting Benedictine values of service, excellence, prayer, and work. The core subjects equip students with knowledge about the essential build on these core areas and customize your own version of the SBCA MBA. The concluding element of the SBCA MBA program is choosing a research topic, applying dIfferent concepts and suitable research methods in an organizational context.

Masters of Business Administration

The Masters in Business Administration aims to develop graduates who are strategic and entrepreneurial in nature and prepared for leadership positions in various contexts through collaboration with others to achieve successful change in organizations and broader society. The curriculum provides a total of 42 units with foundation and core courses, electives, thesis program, and integrating courses.

Non-business degree holders are required to enroll in pre-MBA courses, subject to the discretion of the Dean of the Graduate School.

Masters in Psychology

The Masters in Psychology Program aims to develop educators and professionals in the field of Psychology. With the integration of Benedictine teaching and excellent academic backgrounds on psychological concepts, research methods, and fundamentals of counseling and psychotherapy, the program prepares students to be scientific practitioners of psychology who are responsive to the needs of their community. Graduates of this program are capable of applying their knowledge to be able to acquire a professional psychology license.

Non-psychology degree holders are required to enroll in pre-MAP courses, subject to the discretion of the Dean of the Graduate School. 

Masters in Information and Technology

The Masters in Information Technology offers a program that prepares its graduates with an advanced study of information and technology. The comprehensive curriculum provides areas of learning that will harness and further develop the skills and knowledge of our students.

Non-Information and Technology related degree holders are required to enroll in necessary courses, subject to the discretion of the Dean of the Graduate School.

VISION

The San Beda College Alabang-Center for Continuing Education will be the main hub of professional courses
in the South of Metro Manila. It will be the center for lifelong learning guided by the
Benedictine core values of prayer, work and excellence.

MISSION

To uplift the quality of services and operations of organizations and improve the productivity of human resources in the workplace by offering excellent professional courses and programs.

TEACHER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Teacher Certificate Program is a comprehensive 30-unit certificate program that provides a sound theoretical foundation on professional education courses which are required by the Commission on Higher Education and the Professional Regulations Commission to fulfill requirements for the licensure exam. It is specifically designed for aspiring non-education degree holders who wish to pursue a career in teaching in the academe.
The program equips students with appropriate competencies, skills, cognitive, social, and psychological characteristics needed for effective teaching, classroom practices, and managing student learning. It also prepares students to become Licensed Professional Teachers through Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET).
Teaching Certificate Program consists of eighteen (18) units of Professional Education, six (6) units of Field Study and six (6) units of Practicum and includes the following courses: principles of the teaching profession, child and adolescent development, educational technologies, curriculum development, techniques of teaching as well as the measurement, evaluation and assessment in student learning, experiential learning courses (field Study 1-6), and practice teaching. The program blends phases of inquiry, lecture, observation, simulation, reflection and other experiential learning activities.
The students who complete the program receive a Certificate of Completion, Transcript of Records and qualified to take the Board Licensure Examinations for Professional Teachers (BLEPT)
Schedule of Classes: Classes are held on Saturdays at the Our Lady of Montserrat Building.
Eligibility for Admission: Students in the Teacher Certificate Program are non-education bachelor's degree holders.

DIPLOMA PROGRAM IN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The Supply Chain Management Diploma Program offers six modules that provide courses for management professionals who are devoted to honing their knowledge and skills in supply chain expertise.

CERTIFICATE IN ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

In cooperation with the People Management Association of the Philippines, the San Beda College Alabang Graduate School offers a channel where the human resource professionals are able to further their knowledge and skills in terms of Organization Development. The program provides lectures, workshops, and discussions that present the fundamental principles of Organization Development

GENERAL ADMISSION POLICY

1

Student applicants who are interested in studying at San Beda College Alabang are required to undergo the admission screening process, which provides the Board of Admissions with data to determine the acceptability of the students.

2

The Board of Admissions evaluate student applicants based on the following:

  1. Results of Entrance Examination given by the SBCA Admissions and Testing Center
  2. Student Academic and Discipline Appraisal (recommendation) from either class adviser, guidance counselor, former teacher, discipline officer and/or any person of authority of the institution where the student last attended
  3. Requirements:
    1. Admission Fee
    2. Duly Accomplished Application Form
    3. Letter of Intent (for the Teacher's Certificate Program)
    4. Certificate of Good Moral Character obtained from former/current school (If employed, GMC may be obtained from respective company's Human Resource Department or its equivalent)
    5. Original Copy of Transcript of Record for evaluation purposes
    6. Certificate of Eligibility to Transfer/Transfer Credentials or Honorable Dismissal (not required for SBCA graduates) issued by the Registrar's office of the last school attended
    7. Two (2) recent 2x2 picture in color with white background with the applicant's name written at the back
    8. Photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the PSA
    9. For married female applicants, the original copy of the PSA marriage certificate
    10. Photocopy of Baptismal Certificate or Signed non-Catholic waiver
    11. Clearance "fit to enroll" obtained from the SBCA Medical Services Department (Clinic)

For more information, please call the Student Admission and Testing Center at 236-7222; 236-7200, loc. 1080 or 2310 or at 809-7047 or send an email to admissions@sanbeda-alabang.edu.ph.

Online Application of New Students for AY 2021 - 2022

As San Beda College Alabang embraces the new normal, its admission process is now online.

Admission Exams are waived. Hence, applicants for Academic Year 2020 – 2021 are no longer required to take the Admission Test. However, their eligibility for application will still be evaluated based on the requirements submitted.

Click here for the list of requirements and application process.

Online Admission Application Process

OPTION A

OPTION B

1

Applicants must fill out the Online Application Form.

1

Applicants must have the following documentary requirements in .jpeg or .pdf format:

  1. Accomplished Application Form for College of Arts and Science students
    1. Note: DO NOT print the application form. It must be filled and signed using Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/acrobat/pdf-reader.html)
      1. Open the downloaded application form in Adobe Acrobat Reader
      2. Click tools > Fill & Sign
      3. Fill in ALL the information requested (leave OR # blank)
      4. No signature is required. Simply type the name of the applicant and the parent/guardian, if necessary
  2. Latest Report Card (Grade 12) with Learner Reference Number (LRN)/ Certificate of Graduation
  3. Recommendation Form
  4. Copy of PSA-issued Birth certificate
  5. 2x2 picture with white background
  6. Baptismal Certificate or Waiver Form (for non-Catholic)
2

Applicants must have the following documentary requirements in .jpeg or .pdf format:

  1. Academic Discipline Appraisal Form
    1. Can be substituted by a letter of recommendation from either the Dean, Professors, Instructors, or Guidance Counselor from the previous school attended
    2. An employed applicant may secure a letter of recommendation from his or her current employer, immediate head, or supervisor
  2. Certificate of Good Moral Character obtained from former/current school. If employed, such may be obtained from the respective company's Human Resource department or its equivalent.
  3. Certified true copy of Transcript of Records for evaluation. If such is not yet available, submit any of the following:
    1. Certified true copy of grades for evaluation;
    2. Certificate of Eligibility to Transfer or Transfer Credentials or Honorable Dismissal (Photocopy, not required for SBCA graduates);
    3. Certificate of candidacy of graduation
  4. Copy of PSA-issued Birth certificate
  5. Baptismal Certificate or Waiver Form (for non-Catholics only)
  6. 2x2 picture with white background
  7. Course Description (for non-psych, non-business, non-IT degree holders)

3

Wait for the Admission Staff to acknowledge the application. Applicants will be instructed regarding the evaluation of grades and interview (subject to the discretion of the Dean of the Graduate School).

2

Submit the following requirements to admissions@sanbeda-alabang.edu.ph

4

The admission fee payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the online form. Applicants should pay the non-refundable admission fee.

3

Subject: Application_Surname_Grade/Program Applying for (e.g., Application_Cruz_MIT)

5

Send the proof of payment (i.e., official receipt, transaction receipt, online transfer success) via email to admissions@sanbeda-alabang.edu.ph

  1. Use this subject format: Application_Surname_Grade/Level Applied for (e.g., Application_Cruz_1st Year College)
4

Wait for the Admission Staff to acknowledge the application. The admission fee payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the online form

6

After verification of payment and review of submitted documents, you will receive a Notice of Admission Status (NAS)

5

Applicants should pay the non-refundable admission fee. Send the proof of payment (i.e., official receipt, transaction receipt, online transfer success) by replying to the acknowledgement email;

7

Once NAS is received, another email will be sent regarding ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE.

6

After verification of payment and review of submitted documents, you will receive a Notice of Admission Status (NAS)

7

Once NAS is received, another email will be sent regarding ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE. 

Online Admission Application Process

OPTION A

1

Applicants must fill out the Online Application Form.

2

Applicants must have the following documentary requirements in .jpeg or .pdf format:

  1. Academic Discipline Appraisal Form
    1. Can be substituted by a letter of recommendation from either the Dean, Professors, Instructors, or Guidance Counselor from the previous school attended
    2. An employed applicant may secure a letter of recommendation from his or her current employer, immediate head, or supervisor
  2. Certificate of Good Moral Character obtained from former/current school. If employed, such may be obtained from the respective company's Human Resource department or its equivalent.
  3. Certified true copy of Transcript of Records for evaluation. If such is not yet available, submit any of the following:
    1. Certified true copy of grades for evaluation;
    2. Certificate of Eligibility to Transfer or Transfer Credentials or Honorable Dismissal (Photocopy, not required for SBCA graduates);
    3. Certificate of candidacy of graduation
  4. Copy of PSA-issued Birth certificate
  5. Baptismal Certificate or Waiver Form (for non-Catholics only)
  6. 2x2 picture with white background
  7. Course Description (for non-psych, non-business, non-IT degree holders)

3

Wait for the Admission Staff to acknowledge the application. Applicants will be instructed regarding the evaluation of grades and interview (subject to the discretion of the Dean of the Graduate School).

4

The admission fee payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the online form. Applicants should pay the non-refundable admission fee.

5

Send the proof of payment (i.e., official receipt, transaction receipt, online transfer success) via email to admissions@sanbeda-alabang.edu.ph

  1. Use this subject format: Application_Surname_Grade/Level Applied for (e.g., Application_Cruz_1st Year College)
6

After verification of payment and review of submitted documents, you will receive a Notice of Admission Status (NAS)

7

Once NAS is received, another email will be sent regarding ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE.

OPTION B

1

Applicants must have the following documentary requirements in .jpeg or .pdf format:

  1. Accomplished Application Form for College of Arts and Science students
    1. Note: DO NOT print the application form. It must be filled and signed using Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/acrobat/pdf-reader.html)
      1. Open the downloaded application form in Adobe Acrobat Reader
      2. Click tools > Fill & Sign
      3. Fill in ALL the information requested (leave OR # blank)
      4. No signature is required. Simply type the name of the applicant and the parent/guardian, if necessary
  2. Latest Report Card (Grade 12) with Learner Reference Number (LRN)/ Certificate of Graduation
  3. Recommendation Form
  4. Copy of PSA-issued Birth certificate
  5. 2x2 picture with white background
  6. Baptismal Certificate or Waiver Form (for non-Catholic)
2

Submit the following requirements to admissions@sanbeda-alabang.edu.ph

3

Subject: Application_Surname_Grade/Program Applying for (e.g., Application_Cruz_MIT)

4

Wait for the Admission Staff to acknowledge the application. The admission fee payment details will be sent to the email address provided in the online form

5

Applicants should pay the non-refundable admission fee. Send the proof of payment (i.e., official receipt, transaction receipt, online transfer success) by replying to the acknowledgement email;

6

After verification of payment and review of submitted documents, you will receive a Notice of Admission Status (NAS)

7

Once NAS is received, another email will be sent regarding ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE. 

Table of Admission Fees

Department

Level

Admission Fee

MBA
MAP
MIT

New Students

P 700.00

Transferees

P 700.00 

TCP
Supply Chaim Management Program

Certificate of Organizational Development

Middle Grade School

All Levels

P 50.00 

Notes:

  1. It is the responsibility of the student-applicant to ensure that the submitted documents are true and correct.
  2. SBCA reserves the right to decline applicants that have not met the criteria set by the Board of Admissions. Incomplete documents will not be endorsed to the Board of Admissions for further evaluation.
  3. The applicant may be required to submit other documents not mentioned above on a case to case basis upon evaluation of the admission application.
  4. Failure to submit required documents may result in forfeiture of application AND/OR failure to be promoted to the next level.
  5. Enrollment schedules and procedures will also be posted on the Facebook page of the Admissions Office at https://www.facebook.com/admissionsbedaalabang.

In Campus Application

ANNOUNCEMENT: Any admission-related campus visits are suspended until further notice
STEP 1

Admission Application

  • Secure the application form and refer to the checklist of admission requirements provided by the Admission Staff

  • Submit properly filled-out application form and required admission documents for initial screening

  • Pay the non-refundable application and testing fee of P1,200.00 at the Cashier after passing the initial admission application screening by the Admissions and Testing Center

  • Present the official receipt to the Admission Staff in-charge of your application and secure the examination permit

  • Take the San Beda College Alabang Admission Test on the scheduled date. All applicants must present the examination permit on the date of examination
    (Please check important reminders indicated in the examination permit)

  • Present examination permit to claim Notice of Admission Status (NAS) on the specified date of release

Note: All qualified students will be endorsed to the SBCA clinic for medical examination.

STEP 2

Medical Examination

  • Secure from the Admissions and Testing Center the Medical Endorsement Slip and Payment Advice Slip for medical examination

  • Pay the medical fee indicated in the payment advice slip at the Cashier

  • Report to the SBCA Clinic for medical examination on the date specified in the medical endorsement slip.

  • Bring the following documents on the day of the medical examination schedule

  • Notice of Admission Status (NAS)
  • Official receipt of the medical fee
  • Endorsement (issued by the Admissions Office)
  • Chest x-ray result (hard copy) must be taken within the last six (6) months from any hospitals or diagnostic clinics prior to medical schedule. CDs and Films are not needed.
  • 2 Valid IDs (e.g., School ID, Postal ID, Driver's License) *Note: Only 40 applicants per schedule will be accommodated.
  • Report to the SBCA Clinic for medical examination on the date specified in the medical endorsement slip. *Note: Applicants with INCOMPLETE MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g., immunization certificate, chest x-ray result and other required medical records not mentioned in the list) should submit the lacking documents to the SBCA Clinic for the issuance of MEDICAL CLEARANCE. 

STEP 3

Enrollment

  • Present the Notice of Admission Status (NAS) with the following documents to the Registrar's Office Window 1 & 2, St. Benedict Hall, on the specified enrollment date. 

  • Certificate of Eligibility to Transfer/Transfer Credential/Honorable Dismissal (not required for SBCA Graduates) issued by the Registrar's Office of the last school attended
  • In the absence of Eligibility to Transfer/transfer credentials or Honorable Dismissal, Original Official Transcript of Records with Special Order number and with remarks "For Further Studies" or "Copy valid for San Beda College Alabang, Graduate School"
  • If married, the original copy of the PSA certified marriage contract (for female applicants only)
  • If working student, certificate of employment indicating working hours
  • Get the registration form and sign.

  •  Proceed to the Cashier's Office for payment of required fees (attach Reservation Certificate and official receipt)
    Note: A non-refundable foreign fee of $1500 is required for all new foreign students upon enrollment

  • Cashier validates the enrollment after payment of the required fees

  • If the enrollee paid in a check, the enrollee must wait for two (2) banking days before enrollment can be validated

  • Present the official receipt to the staff at the Registrar's Office, Windows 1 & 2, and get the Certificate of Registration for ID picture taking

  • Secure claim stub

  • Claim Validated ID on the designated date at the Graduate School Dean's Office on the Our Lady of Montserrat Bldg.