College of Accounting Education

College of Accounting Education

              The College of Accounting Education is home to Davao Region’s Topnotch Certified Public Accountants (CPA), having produced the most number of CPA Licensure Examination Placers. The college also maintains the most number of academic scholars in the University who were high school valedictorians and salutatorians. It has Level III accreditation from PACUCOA, and is certified by the Commission on Higher Education as a Center of Development .

It upholds its track record of being consistently at par with the national passing rate in the CPA Licensure Examinations.

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

              The Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BSA) program is composed of subjects in accounting (financial, public, and managerial), audit, administration, business laws, and taxation. It is not limited to business subjects, but in other fields as well, such as banking and finance, government, social services, education, and more. The program also teaches students to integrate information technology concepts into business systems in order to create a more systematic and organized way of storing business-related data. As a student, you will be taught computerized accounting systems, and a basic understanding of computer programming and auditing systems. The program also instills in students the importance of computational and communication skills both in written and oral English.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology

              The Bachelor of Science in Accounting Technology program is a non-board program designed to provide students with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills on accounting standards and techniques to prepare them for careers as bookkeepers, auditors, and accounting staff. This will also equip them with specific skills for entry into the highly lucrative BPO industry and other accounting fields. The BSAT student; if qualified, may pursue the 4-year Bachelor of Science in Accountancy program and be eligible to take the Licensure Examination for Certified Public Accountant.



Bachelor of Science in





 Bachelor of Science in

Accounting Technology



(applicable to positions where CPA license is not required)


  • Public Practice – Audit Staff, Tax Staff, Management Services/Consulting Staff
  • Commerce & Industry – Financial Accounting & Reporting Staff, Management Accounting Staff, Tax Accounting Staff, internal Audit Staff, Financial Analyst, Budget analyst, Credit Analyst, Cost Accountant
  • Government – state Accounting Examiner, State Accountant, LGU Accountant, Revenue Officer, Audit Examiner, Budget Analyst, Financial Services Specialist
  • Education – Junior Accounting Instructor


Middle-Level positions

  • Public Practice – Audit Manager, Tax manager Consulting Manager
  • Commerce & Industry – Comptroller, Senior Information systems Auditor, Senior Fraud Examiner, Senior Forensic Auditor
  • Government – State Accountant V, Director III & IV, Government Accountant and Auditor, Financial Services Manager, Audit Services Manager, Senior Auditor.
  • Education – Junior Accounting Instructor

Advance Positions

  • Public Practice – Partner, Senior Partner, Senior Consultant, Financial Advisory.
  • Commerce & Industry – Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer
  • Government – National Treasurer, Vice President for Finance/CFO (for GOCC’s), Commissioner, Associate Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner (COA,BIR, BOC)
  • Education – Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean