VISION: “A competitive academic unit of higher learning known for its excellent graduate programs in Public Administration, Community Development, and Social Work, and for its dedication to the continuing development of man, institutions, communities, and government”.
MISSION: “To produce highly capable, pro-people, and innovative graduates to efficiently and effectively man public entities and non-government organizations as vehicles for the sustainable socio-economic development of Mindanao through the offering of relevant programs in graduate level instruction, research, and extension that are responsive to prevailing societal demands”.
If you’re committed in upholding the general interest of the people through public administration, in building sustainable and inclusive community, or in advancing social work in the micro-mezzo-macro practice, this department is the best for you.
Ms. Salam Ati
2rd Floor, College of Public Affairs Palace
Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines
+63 985 512 149 / +63 955 034 1673
Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.
The CPA Graduate Studies Department is now offering Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) and Master in Social Work (MSW). The new programs commenced in 2021 which have given access to advanced social work education for Registered Social Workers in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) and across Mindanao.
Assoc. Prof. Soraidah B. Ali, Dean of the College of Public Affairs, is elected as Vice-President for Mindanao of the Association of Schools of Public Administration in the Philippines (ASPAP) Inc.
The new set of board members will lead the Public Administration Schools for 2022 to 2025 towards continuous innovation and excellence.
Congratulations, Dean Soraidah B. Ali!
The Graduate Studies Department of the College of Public Affairs, Mindanao State University Marawi, is a premier and leading academic institution in the Bangsamoro and Minsupala regions, known for its excellent graduate programs and for producing successful graduates. It offers a wide range of academic programs at the graduate level, covering various fields of study such as public administration, sustainable community development, and social work.
The College is home to former university presidents and highly qualified and experienced faculty members who are dedicated to providing students with a challenging and rewarding learning experience. It has state-of-the-art modern facilities that are conducive to learning, including well-equipped classrooms, libraries, and other facilities.
MSU Marawi is located in Marawi City, a bustling city that offers a unique blend of culture, tradition, and heritage. The city is known for its cold weather, beautiful scenery, friendly people, and rich cultural heritage, providing a diverse and enriching experience for students.
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