Through the years, the College of Business Administration has stood true to its mission:
The forerunner of the School of Business Administration was the School of Secretarial Administration, popularly known as Med Sec, one of the pioneer course offerings of the school. It offered Bachelor of Science in Secretarial Administration with Dr. Gregorio Delgado as its first dean. In June 13, 1979, it was established as the School of Secretarial and Business Administration.
In January 1980, as a response to the determined efforts of the school to ensure that its graduates will adequately meet the manpower demands of the various business sectors in a developing nation, the School of Secretarial and Business Administration was established.
In june 1988, the Commission on Higher Education approved the curriculum leading to a Bachelorís degree in Accountancy, Management, Finance, Economics and Marketing. The school became a member of prestigious business groups like the Philippine Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (1989) and the Bishop Businessmenís Conference for Human Development that serves as a training ground for students.
The succeeding school years witnessed the growth of the school not only in courses offered, but in the number of students as well. In 1994, the school produced its first batch of Certified Public Accountants (CPA's). And in 1997, it reached a passing percentage of 42.85% in the Customs Brokerís Licensure Examination with one of its graduates, Laurel Dominic Pedrialva, placing fourth over-all in the national level.
Students can choose in the following specialization:
The preparation for a career in Accountancy consists largely of formal education, which, by introducing the students to the basic principles of business management, economics, finance, and information technology provides a good foundation for career knowledge. On-the-Job Training is undertaken and Research Works are utilized to enhance learning. Leadership capabilities are tapped and Community Outreach Programs offered as part of the enrichment activities. The students through the four-year course are prepared to become Certified Public Accountants, Finance Managers, Internal Auditors, Management Advisers, and Tax Consultants embodied with the ideals of continuing education, social responsibility, and proper values in the practice of Accountancy.
The B.S. Accountancy program shall remain steadfast in creating well rounded professionals who are equipped with the necessary tools to meet the challenges of the International Business Community and shall become a potent force to the development of the Accountancy Profession, the country and the world.
Hence, these students shall harbor and nurture the ambition of having for themselves a successful career in Accountancy.
The School of Customs Administration commits itself in providing excellent and competitive customs administrators and brokers versed in the matters of domestic and international trades through relevant and globally competitive education. The College will prepare students to meet the requirements of professional customs brokers in the Philippines. It aims to develop students to become customs brokers who are competent and knowledgeable in the import and export operations.
After completion of the program and passing the licensure examination, the graduates can pursue a career in customs brokerage and related professions.
Entrepreneurship is a lifelong learning process that assumes that everyone in our education system should have opportunities to learn to become entrepreneurs. Further, Entrepreneurship education prepares young people to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers and contribute to economic development and sustainable communities.
True entrepreneurship education provides opportunities for youth to master competencies related to core entrepreneurial knowledge, skills and attitudes including:
The Certificate in Medical Transcription is a 6-month course being offered for college and high school graduates. The course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to accurately and correctly transcribe dictated medical reports.