College of Public Affairs

Public Administration

MSU Main Campus - Marawi City > Public Administration

About The Department


The department envisions bein a center for human resources development in Mindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Palawan region in the discipline of Public Administration Studies, Human Resource Management, Public Finance and Local Government Administration.


Committed to produce quality graduates in Public Administration who are enhanced technically and morally competent to be future leaders and public servants in the MINSUPALA region.


  • To make available in the MINSUPALA region adequate human resources competently trained in the discipline of Public Administration and be able to enhance the capability of the incumbent and future public servants for synergetic governance.
  • To lead an active role in re-engineering government in MINSUPALA region;
  • To develop capability in human resources, public finance, local government administration and public policy administration;
  • To conduct researches in the areas of organization and management studies, human resource, public finance, local government administration and public policy.


  • To provide technical supports to government agencies, NGOs and people’s organization in the areas of Public Administration;
  • To continually upgrade the curricular offerings for relevance and effectiveness in governance, community development, social work program; and
  • To build alliances and linkages with local, national, and international government and organization.

Faculty Of The Department

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  • Ass. Prof. Mohammad-Yusoph P. Mapia, MIE, MPAChairperson
  • Asst. Prof. Hosnie M. Gogo, MPA
  • Assoc. Prof. Luzviminda M. Ozarraga, DPA
  • Assoc. Prof. Marecon C. Viray, DPA

If you who have passion, willingness, and commitment in upholding the general interests of the people and are willing to work in the various sectors particularly in the public sector, this is the best degree for you.

Courses In The Department

  • Organization and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Local and Regional Government Administration

Department Contact Information

Ass. Prof. Mohammad-Yusoph P. Mapia, MIE, MPA

2rd Floor, College of Public Affairs Palace
Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines

+63 946 893 2921

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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CPASC Conducts Seminar-Workshop on Strategic Planning

Officers of the College of Public Affairs Student Council (CPASC)  successfully conducted a Seminar-Workshop on Strategic Planning with the theme “One CPASC: Positive Change Towards the Future”

Discussion on Lanao del Sur Environmental Policies and Issues with Atty. Ati

Atty. Abdul Mahid M. Ati, Sh.L. and Atty. Faisal Cali, REB, Sh.C. discuss Environmental Policies and Issues in Lanao del Sur in a Seminar-Forum of the Doctor of Public Administration Students themed “Underscoring the Role of Environmental Protection in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030”.


The Mindanao State University-Main Campus, Marawi City is once again elected as member of the ASPAP Board of Directors with Dean Prof. Soraidah B. Ali as the new Vice President for Mindanao representing Mindanao State University-Main Campus for the Year 2022-2025 in the recently concluded ASPAP Conference 2022 and General Assembly at the National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines- Diliman.

Once again, Alhamdulillah and Congratulations to MSU- Main Campus and to our College Dean, Prof. Ali!

Why Study Here?

Be among the top leaders in governance.

Bachelor in Public Administration aims to develop public servants with the required knowledge, values, and skills to serve as professionals in government and civil society. It prepares its graduates for technical and administrative positions in government, including the Foreign Service and Civil Society. It is a good preparation for those interested in taking up law.

The future is in your hands, be one of us!

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