In response to the needs of business and industry professionals, managers, educators and entrepreneurs, the Institute of Graduate Studies began offering the MBA programs in 1976.
Today, the Institute is offering the most pioneering specializations in Master in Business Administration (MBA), MA/MS in Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management programs.
From the institutional value slogan “Opening Minds, Forming Hearts”, IGS devotedly pursue its vision, mission and objectives under the realizing banner of “Executive Education for Social Innovation” with the action values of learn, lead, innovate and serve to mold professionals to be intellectually and globally competitive individuals imbued with Agustinian Recollect values.
IGS aims to nurture a learning environment of scholarly interaction between faculty, students and experts in which Sebastinian and Recollect values will grow, that is, sharpening the decision-making skills and developing the positive mental attitudes of students; drawn from the exposure to existing professional practices and emerging industry trends, theoretical foundations and the integration of ethical values.
Moreover, IGS passionately aims to produce graduate professionals that support innovative, holistic, and value-based approaches for addressing economic and social concerns of the community, the nation, and the world.