International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Philippines | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019 | Rating: 5.3 / 10

A Tracer Study of Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology San Isidro Campus for the College of Management and Business Technology Graduates

Joannie A. Galano [4]

Abstract: The effectiveness of programs being offered by different Universities and Institution can be measure by conducting tracer study. It provide feedback on program?s relevance on the labor market. This study aimed to determine the employment status of graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration for 2014-2018 of Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology-San Isidro Campus. A descriptive research method with the used of modified survey questionnaire as the primary means of collecting data. Results showed that 293 Entrepreneurship and 106 Marketing Management who responded to the study were employed in private company. Majority of them were employed, has rank and file status, regular status and recruited with six months after graduation. Majority of the respondents that school-acquired knowledge or competencies and skill which were highly developed in their formative years were highly relevant in their chosen occupation. As to recommended competency skills in their chosen occupation majority of them answered ?communication skills?. This study revealed that graduates of the Business administration program are marketable since they have the necessary skills and knowledge to be competitive to face the challenges of finding a job and becoming a part of the work force. To ensure that most of the graduates get employed, the researcher recommended that the university must take necessary intervention in acquiring materials and laboratory tools to enhance the student?s learning and teaching experiences both programs. It is also suggested that the institution must intensify their linkages to support their job recruitment program for their graduate. It also suggest that periodic review of the curriculum to adopt the skills and knowledge of graduates to the skills required by the job market to be more employable. The university also consider requiring students to take up competency certification during their stay in the University to increase their competency skills which may lead to have better chance of getting hit=red not just locally but also globally.

Keywords: Employability, Employment status, Higher Education Institution

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,

Pages: 2348 - 2354

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