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Graduate Program

School of Teacher Education


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Graduate Program School of Teacher Education

Discover fun, frustration-free online graduate studies at NTC.

The NTC Graduate School of Teacher Education (GSOTE) Program envisions itself as the Standard Bearer of the Institution dedicated to the development of academicians who manifest high performance in the exercise of the noblest, the most dignified, and the best loved-profession-TEACHING. It also commits to being a premier school for advanced studies for innovative institutional managers and leaders who are committed to a culture of excellence in education, research, and service. We are the pioneering and largest private Graduate Teacher Education program in the Philippines.

  • Classes for the Graduate School of Teacher Education are conducted online, where you have a combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning sessions allowing you to better manage your graduate studies.  
  • GSOTE can help you finish your graduate program in 18 months via our Recognition of Prior Learning Program (RPL). 
  • GSOTE curriculum is infused with Linked-In Learning allowing you to earn micro-credentials while you achieve your graduate degree so that you can get ahead of the rest. 
  • You can be part of the country’s largest private graduate education program, named as one of the only four awardees at the 2020 Ayala Innovation Excellence Awards. NTC provides a meaningfully differentiated approach that provides a credible path towards sustained impact to its students and graduates in aid of nation-building through quality and affordable education.

Program Offerings


Doctor of Education

As the global information economy evolves, organizations are becoming increasingly changing, and innovative organizational models and practices have become crucial to successfully achieve leadership competencies. Consequently, leadership in this environment requires higher, more sophisticated acquisition of knowledge and skills. The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program is designed to educational practitioners in the schools. Schools leaders must facilitate learning in diverse classrooms, prepare students for jobs in a global, information-based economy, lead their classrooms, schools and systems effectively and efficiently in the face of severe political and economic pressures, and produced all other outcomes traditionally expected from educational institutions.

Graduates of this program seek professional opportunities as school principals, deans, district administrators and supervisors, school superintendents, and bureau directors.

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Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)

The NTC counseling program aims to enhance further the total personal and professional growth of counselor-trainers to meet the guidance counseling needs of students in both basic and higher education levels. The program also aims to train competent professional and research-oriented counselors who are able to promote maximum human development and to apply scientific research methods to find improved ways of helping counselees. 


Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)

The MAED program provides advanced studies for innovative teachers and institutional managers and leaders who are committed to a culture of excellence in education, research, and service. You may choose from the following majors:

  • Basic Education 
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Management
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Library & Information Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Science Education
  • Special Education
  • Technology and Home Management

The Graduate Teacher Education Program produces education professionals who are ADEPT.

Apply relevant knowledge, attitudes, values, and skills essential to the practice of education, research, and community service.
Demonstrate expertise in designing and delivering curriculum and instruction provisions.
Establish linkages that facilitate the building and strengthening of professional learning communities.
Promote a culture of innovation in schools and other related institutions.
Train other professionals to transform their own learning spaces.

Philippine Association for Teacher Education (PAFTE)
Philippine Association for Graduate Education (PAGE)

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Graduate School of Teacher Education Officials

Dean – School of Teacher Education (SOTE)
Dr. Dennis G. Caballes

Program Head for Graduate School of Teacher Education
Dr. Vyrna R. Salcedo

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The National Teachers College is one of the country’s pioneers in higher education training. Our graduate programs will help you reach your highest potential as we emphasize research and leadership and school management. Through our School of Teacher Education, you will be better equipped to take your career to the next level and contribute further to educational institutions in and out of the Philippines.

Fill out an application form today to get started.