THE UNIVERSITY’s travel management program has been granted Level IV accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities – Commission on Accreditation (Pacucoa), effective until 2022.
The highest quality seal given to a program, Level IV accreditation grants full autonomy for five years, according to the Pacucoa website.
It also enables school administrators to offer new graduate programs and open learning or distance education and extension classes, without prior approval of the Commission on Higher Education (Ched).
Under the accreditation process of Pacucoa, a private accrediting agency, schools are assessed based on purpose and objectives, faculty, instruction, library, laboratory, physical plant and facilities, student personnel services, social orientation and community involvement and administration and organization.
In 2013, the tourism program obtained Level III status while the hotel and restaurant management program received Level II accreditation.
The travel management program, under the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management, had recognized as a Center for Excellence by Ched.