GRADUATE SCHOOL

History

Holy Angel Academy opened on June 5, 1933 in the old convent of the Holy Rosary Parish Church in Angeles. It had 32 high school freshmen, plus 25 sophomores, 13 juniors and eight seniors who had transferred from another high school across town

On December 6, 1961, Holy Angel Academy became Holy Angel College (HAC).

In 1965, the Graduate School opened, with Dr. Lourdes Reyes as first Dean. It offered MA in Education major in Elementary Education.

In 1979, Mamerto Nepomuceno became the President of Holy Angel College. On December 4, 1981, the school was granted university status. Mamerto Nepomuceno was installed as first University President. The Archbishop of San Fernando, Oscar V. Cruz, declared HAU a Catholic university.

In 2006, Dr. Arlyn Sicangco-Villanueva succeeded Bernadette Nepomuceno, who resigned. Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo formally swore her in on February 1, 2007. The same year, PAASCU granted a Level I accredited status to the Hospitality Management program, a candidate status to Elementary Education, Master in Education and Master of Business Management programs. CHED declared the University's Information and Communications Technology program a center of development, and the pioneer Nursing graduates also scored an impressive passing rate in the government licensure exam.

In 2017, HAU introduced pioneering and cutting-edge graduate programs: Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Leadership for a Sustainable Economy program or Green MBA, Professional Science Master's (PSM) in Cybersecurity, and Master of Arts in Communication. 

Vision

The Graduate School envisions itself to be one of the centers of excellence in graduate education and research in the Asia Pacific Region that will produce graduates who are role model catalysts for countryside development in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Information Technology, Engineering and Nursing education

Mission

The Graduate School offers accessible quality graduate education and research experiences that transforms professionals, practitioners, industry leaders into persons of conscience, competence and compassion, community, and societal responsibility, leadership and scholarship and global citizenship.

Objectives

To realize the vision of the Graduate School, the following objectives must be achieved:

  1. Offer courses which are dynamic and responsive to changing global needs and abreast with current trends;
  2. Build and maintain a pool of research-oriented and competent faculty members who are experts in their field of specialization;
  3. Produce graduates who are influential leaders of society imbued with the highest moral and ethical standards;
  4. Provide an atmosphere that is professional and conducive to learning which nurtures a culture that promotes excellence, creativity and innovation, critical thinking and life long learning;
  5. Play an advocacy role in academic excellence, research undertakings and community service; andPlay an advocacy role in academic excellence, research undertakings and community service; and
  6. Participate actively in community outreach projects through the allocation of knowledge and skills as well as the execution of research capabilities.

Program Offerings

School of Business and Accountancy

Green MBA in Leadership for a Sustainable Economy

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School of Arts and Sciences

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School of Education

Master of Arts

  • English Language and Literature Teaching (MAELLT)
  • Teaching Science (MATS)
  • Physical Education and Sports (MAPES)
  • Teaching Mathematics (MATMA)
  • Religious and Values Education (MARVE)
  • Special Education (MASPEd)
  • Library and Information Science (MALIS)
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Master of Arts in Education

major in:

  • Educational Management (MAED)
  • Teaching Filipino (MAEDTF)
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Doctor of Philosophy Major in Educational Management (PhD EDMA)

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School of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences

Master of Science in Nursing

Majors in:

  • Adult Health Nursing
  • Nursing Administration
  • Mother and Child Health Nuursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
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Master of Science in Health Services Administration

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School of Engineering and Architecture

Master in Engineering Program

Majors in:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
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Master of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering

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School of Computing

Professional Science Master's in Cybersecurity

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School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Doctor of Business Administration with concentration in Hospitality and Tourism Management

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Administration and Staff

Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Janette R. Rodriguez
 Local 1141
Dean, School of Business Accountancy
Dr. Maria Lina T. Ramoneda
 Local 1401
Dean, School of Education
Dr. Alma M. Natividad
 Local 1310
Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences
Dr. Al D. Biag
 Local 1241
Dean, School of Engineering and Architecture
Dr. Filipina I. De Guzman
 Local 1184
Dean, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Dr. Tyron W. Yap
 Local 1402
Program Coordinator, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Dr. Nancy D. Megallon
 Local 1005
Program Coordinator, School of Business and Accountancy
Dr. Carmelita Y. Lao
 Local 1551
Program Coordinator, School of Education
Dr. Cecilia H. Teodoro
 Local 1536
Program Coordinator, School of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences
Dr. Jose Henry T. Lansangan
 Local 1544
Program Coordinator, Master of Science in Psychology
Dr. Christopher Martin A. Tañedo
 Local 1292
Program Coordinator, Professional Science Master’s in Cybersecurity and Master in Information Technology
Dr. Francisco Napalit
 Local 1262
Secretary, Graduate Studies and Research
Diana M. Casingal
 Local 1534
Secretary, School of Arts and Sciences
Evangeline M. Fresnoza
 Local 1292
Secretary, School of Business and Accountancy
Rica B. Mananzala
 Local 1404
Secretary, School of Education
Shara Jane O. Halili
 Local 1543
Secretary, School of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences
Aileene S. Nucum
 Local 1190
Secretary, School of Engineering and Architecture
Ritchell Ann D. Fernandez
 Local 1194
Secretary, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Randyrose M. Cunanan
 Local 1403

News & Announcements

Admission Requirements Submission for Graduate School

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