The Info List - Philippine Accrediting Association Of Schools, Colleges And Universities

The Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) is a private, voluntary, non-profit and non-stock corporation which was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines. It is a service organization which accredits academic programs which meet commonly accepted standards of quality education. PAASCU is an accrediting body composed of different private educational institutions that stamp other private schools with a quality standard attained with regard to their programs.


1 History 2 Accredited Programs by PAASCU 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

History[edit] PAASCU was established in November 5, 1957 as a private, voluntary, non-profit and non-stock corporation. The Bureau of Education
and Culture (now Department of Education) formally endorsed PAASCU as an accrediting agency in November 1967.[1] In 1977 the Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines was established and one of its three founding members is PAASCU. In 1991 the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education
(INQAAHE) was established and one of its founding members is the PAASCU. The INQAAHE is an international association of over 200 organizations that are active in theory and practice of quality assurance higher education.[2] PAASCU is also one of the founding member of the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN). The APQN has been established with the purpose of satisfying the needs of quality assurance agencies in higher education.[3] Accredited Programs by PAASCU[edit] These are the following programs that are accredited by PAASCU:[4]

No. Program

1 Accountancy

2 Agriculture

3 Basic Medical Education

4 Business

5 Computer Science

● Information Technology

● Information Management

● Information Systems

6 Criminal justice

7 Education

● Elementary

● Secondary

8 Engineering

● Civil Engineering

● Chemical Engineering

● Computer Engineering

● Electrical Engineering

● Electronics and Communications Engineering

● Industrial Engineering

● Manufacturing Engineering
and Management

● Mechanical Engineering

No. Program

9 Entrepreneurship

10 Graduate Education

● Arts and Sciences


● Education

● Nursing

● Public Health

11 Hospitality Management

12 Interior Design

13 Liberal Arts

14 Medical Technology

15 Nursing

16 Nutrition and Dietetics

17 Occupational Therapy

18 Pharmacy

19 Radiologic Technology

20 Social Work

21 Tourism

See also[edit]

Educational accreditation Higher education in the Philippines List of universities and colleges in the Philippines Commission on Higher Education Professional Regulation Commission Federation of Accrediting Agencies of the Philippines


^ "What is PAASCU".  ^ "About INQAAHE".  ^ "About APQN".  ^ "Programs Accredited by PAASCU". 

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