As the highest academic unit of the De La Salle Araneta University, the Graduate Studies and Applied Research Department is committed to enhance individuals’ unique competencies in teaching, management and entrepreneurship; develop effective leaders and experts in agriculture, education, government, business and industry, and other fields that can influence policies to enhance human life and support manpower needs of the country; stimulate, encourage and maintain productive, functional research and development and disseminate results to the local and international community; and serve as a vehicle for the enrichment, transmission and preservation of desirable Filipino cultural values. This mission is carried out in a collaborative culture and environment which encourages intellectual and scholarly development, adheres to ethical standards, advances the frontiers of knowledge, and shares research results to the local and international community.
Master of Education, Major in English
The degree program is designed for English classroom teachers seeking to deepen their attitude, knowledge, and skills in the field for them to become more effective English subject mentors to their learners. Those completing this program gain knowledge and skills in the following areas: the history and structure of the English language; the theory and practice of second language teaching, language testing, and phonology.
Master of Education, Major in Filipino
The program is designed for Filipino educators who aim to deepen their attitudes, knowledge, and skills in the field of teaching the Filipino subject. It also prepares learners with additional skills to handle various administrative and supervisory positions in the basic education programs of their respective institutions. Furthermore, the program provides advanced academic and professional preparation in the field of Filipino language teaching, writing, and research.
Master of Education, Major in Educational Management
The program is aimed to prepare current and prospective school managers in meeting the demands of executive educational leadership. It provides students with the values and skills required to handle management position in schools effectively and efficiently, and to move on to further studies in the field of education or toward attaining higher educational qualifications in related areas of knowledge.
Master of Education, Major in Psychology
The program aims to prepare learners toward gaining a professional qualification to pursue a career as psychologist-educators in a wide range of settings, including but not limited to: early childhood centers, schools, tertiary education colleges, and universities. It provides opportunities for the learners to deepen their attitudes, knowledge, and skills in the areas of developmental psychology, cognitive and learning theories, social psychology, personality theories, and psychological testing and measurement.
Master of Education, Major in Physical Education
The program is aimed at accompanying basic school educators with interest in an integrated and thematic approach to Physical Education (PE) curriculum and pedagogy. It also exposes learners to the various research topics and areas of mastery in PE: development and evaluation of outdoor environmental, leadership or experiential education programs; active living, health promotion and wellness; movement education concepts; and teaching games for understanding.
Master of Education, Major in Mathematics
The program is designed to mentor educators who are teaching mathematics in basic education. It aims to deepen the attitude, knowledge, and skills of our Mathematics teachers in the field for them to become more effective Mathematics subject mentors to their learners. The focus of training is on the following areas of mathematics: algebra, advance calculus, statistics, numerical analysis, and geometry.
Master of Education, Major in Guidance and Counseling
The program is designed to mentor guidance counselors who are actively involved in accompanying learners in their respective institutions. It aims to deepen the attitude, knowledge, and skills of those who will undergo the program in the following areas of guidance and counselling: historical and philosophical foundation, theories, tools and techniques, career guidance and development, group process, supervision, and administration of services.
Master of Science in Animal Husbandry, Major in Animal Nutrition
The program is designed to build capacity among our learners in the application of science and technology in feed processing, feed formulation, and dietary manipulation to influence product quality, health status, and nutrient losses to the environment. It is designed to adequately respond to the changing situation in livestock and animal industry towards a multi-objective approach to animal feeding to satisfy animal nutritional requirements as well as the objectives of farmers, millers, public authorities, environmentalists, and consumers.
Master of Science in Forestry
The program is designed to accompany our forester-learners to think and work independently as a scholar and to contribute to Philippine society by conducting original research in a chosen area of natural resource management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, forest plantation management, forest restoration and rehabilitation, and environmental advocacies.
Master of Business Administration
The program is developed to prepare current and prospective industry managers, employees, and staff in meeting the demands of administrative leadership in a business environment. It provides learners with the values and skills required to handle companies effectively and efficiently and to move on to further studies in the field of business or toward attaining higher qualifications in related areas of knowledge.