9 degree programs of CPSU-Graduate School awarded COPC by CHED

A total of 9 Certificates of Program Compliance (COPCs) have been awarded to the CPSU-Graduate School by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for its various academic programs offered in the Main Campus. 

These programs were the Master of Arts in Education (MAED) majors in Mathematics, English, Filipino, Physical Education, Early Childhood Education, Social Science, General Science, Educational Management, and the Master in Public Administration (MPA). These COPCs were awarded last December 2022, with the latest for MPA released last January 30, 2023. These are as follows:


MAED-Mathematics - COPC # 094, series of 2022

MAED-English - COPC # 095, series of 2022

MAED-Filipino - COPC # 096, series of 2022

MAED-Physical Education - COPC # 097, series of 2022

MAED-Early Childhood Education - COPC # 098, series of 2022

MAED-Social Science - COPC # 099, series of 2022

MAED-General Science - COPC # 100, series of 2022

MAED-Educational Management   - COPC # 101, series of 2022

Master in Public Administration      - COPC # 102, series of 2022


Dr. Riza Stephanie Abada-Alfaras, dean of the Graduate School, expressed genuine gratefulness to the taskforce, the administration and stakeholders for the support and assistance given towards this achievement.

Awarding of COPC signifies that the Commission recognizes the quality programs offered by the University Graduate School being fully compliant with its set policies, standards and guideline. This further ascertains the capability and competence of the Graduate school to operate the said programs. 

Currently, the University is waiting for the COPC issuance for Ph.D. in Educational Management, while the Ph.D. in Agriculture, MS Agriculture and MS in Animal Science programs are awaiting for the validation of the technical panel committee.


Source: CPSU Graduate School

By: J.A. Emoy