Application for the Associate of Science in Development Communication (ASDC) for the First Semester of AY 2023-2024 is now open. ASDC can be a terminal degree or graduates can proceed to an undergraduate course subject to completion of entry requirements. However, shifting to other degree programs while pursuing the ASDC is not allowed.

A maximum of 20 students will be admitted for this first batch of applications.

Deadline of application: 31 May 2023

For inquiries, send an email to
To apply, kindly accomplish this Google Form:

Prospective students

  • Senior high school graduates (formal, homeschooled, Alternative Learning System or ALS).
  • Practicing communication professionals who have completed high school (Recognition of Prior Learning or RPL).

Prospective applicants must also not have previously enrolled in a post-secondary education program.

Admission requirements

Entry to the ASDC program does not require taking the UPCAT. However, admission of applicants shall be assessed based on the following criteria:

•    High school general weighted average of 85 percent or better (Form 137);

•    Junior High School’s Completers Portfolio; and

•    Interview results.