Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office

The University recently established the Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office (APQAO) in response to higher demands for quality assurance mechanisms in the delivery of academic programs. APQAO operates under the direct supervision of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and works in close coordination with the Deans/Directors of faculties/colleges/institutes. It focuses on ensuring that academic programs meet international, regional and national quality standards as evidenced by program assessment and/or accreditation.

Vision

The Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office envisions itself to be the academic units’ partner in the continuous quality improvement of its academic programs.

Mission

The Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office is the lead office of the University that monitors and provides support for program-level external quality assurance undertakings of academic units.

Top Priorities

  1. To oversee initiatives for program assessment under the ASEAN University Network – Quality Assurance (AUN-QA)
  2. To develop and implement a quality assurance system to facilitate the accreditation and/or certification of academic programs under international and local agencies

Objective

Facilitate the deliver of world-class academic programs in the University through the acquisition of the highest level of relevant national or internationally recognized program accreditations, assessments, or certifications

Administration and Staff

Asst. Prof. Marife V. Narcida, MSc, Director

Ms. Princess V. Gutierrez, Office Clerk

Contact Information

Office Address

Academic Programs Quality Assurance Office
Office of the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs
Ground Floor, Main Building
University of Santo Tomas,
España Boulevard, Sampaloc,
Manila 1015, Philippines

Telephone Numbers 

Telephone: +63-2-8731 3038 | +63-2-8786 1706 | +63-2-3406-1611 loc. 8611

Online

E-Mail Address
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