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In accordance with Executive Order No. 330 and as approved through BOR Resolution No. 2866-A S.1999, the University has adopted the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program which pertains to comprehensive educational assessment program that recognizes, accredits, and gives equivalencies to knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values gained by individuals from relevant work. These programs can be delivered through face-to-face, virtual, or blended-learning in conducting competency-based assessments.

Liza C. Asombrado
ETEEAP, Deputy Directress

Welcome to the ETEEAP page!

The Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) is an educational assessment scheme that recognizes knowledge, skills, and prior learning obtained by an individual from non-formal and informal training and relevant work experiences. Through this program, an individual may be granted a diploma for a degree after a competency-based evaluation from established equivalency competencies standards and a comprehensive assessment system employing written tests, interviews, skills demonstration, portfolio, and other creative assessment methodologies administered by designated assessors or faculty experts.

The USeP-ETEEAP commits itself to contribute to the development of globally competent teachers, technologists, engineers, foresters, environment resource managers, administrators, and business leaders. It is our desire to help you to support and guide you to achieve your personal goals and ameliorate your professional career.

We place a world of learning at your fingertips, offering you the flexibility to fit your study around your life and fast-track your target degree in the process. We provide you with all the convenience of your time and assurance of securing a quality undergraduate and postgraduate degree from a highly respected and recognized state University.

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The Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP), being implemented pursuant to Executive Order 330 of 1996, is an educational assessment scheme, which recognizes knowledge, skills, and prior learning obtained by an individual from non-formal and informal education experiences. Through this program, an individual may be granted a diploma for a degree after a competency-based evaluation from established equivalency competencies standards and a comprehensive assessment system employing written tests, interviews, skills demonstration, portfolio, and other creative assessment methodologies administered by designated assessors or faculty experts.

In pursuance of its mission, and in consonance with the objectives of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), USEP, starting in 2004, shall undertake its privileged role as one of the deputized Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to implement the ETEEAP. The USeP-ETEEAP commits itself to contribute to the development of globally competent teachers, technologists, engineers, foresters, environment resource managers, administrators, and business leaders through academic equivalency and accreditation of relevant learning and experiences gained in the workplace.

At present, four (4) academic programs are available through ETEEAP, to wit: Master of Public Administration in the College of Development and Management in USeP-Mintal Campus; Master of Business Administration in the College of Business and Administration; Master of Industrial Technology in the College of Technology, and Master of Education Major in Educational Management in the USeP-Obrero Campus.

Vision
The USEP-ETEEAP shall be the flagship of all higher institutions offering technological and professional education in harnessing the full potentials of individuals from industry through the non-traditional approach in education.
Mission
The USEP-ETEEAP commits itself to contribute to the development of globally competent teachers, technologists, engineers, foresters, agriculturists, environment resource manager, and administrators through academic equivalency and accreditation of relevant learning and experiences gained in the workplace.
Policies
Ensuring the highest standards of quality that are acceptable to employers and academe, consistent with international standards.
  • Non-discrimination to entry of applicants to the program.
  • Fairness, creativity, and appropriateness of the assessment process.
  • Adherence to the highest principles of integrity and excellence.
  • Partnership between the industry, professional associations, professional regulatory bodies, and the academe.
  • Promotion of career guidance, self-evaluation, and further competency enhancement.
Objectives
Anchored on the general goals and objectives set by CHED, the USEP-ETEEAP has formulated the following, institutional objectives:

To accredit and assess prior non-formal and informal learning of individuals towards the granting of equivalency certificates and awards in higher education through:

      1. developed instrument to determine the learning competencies of applicants;
      2. developed models of instructional materials for the use of ETEEAP students; and
      3. supplementary course delivery system (SCDS) which includes self-instructional modules, face-to-face learning sessions, and one-on-one tutorials.
  • To act as a channel for the industry to have access to educational opportunities through the ETEEAP scheme.
  • To provide consultancy services and other forms of assistance to campuses and other institutions of higher learning offering the same scheme.
  • To assist the USEP Management in the development of internal policies and systems of program implementation consistent with R.A. 330.