College of Extension and Community Development

CECD_logo_238x235The Bachelor of Science in Community Development (BSCD) and Bachelor of Science in Extension Education (BSExEd) are four- year degree courses with enhanced curricula based on the Program Standards of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). These programs were crafted in reference to the programs offered by the University of the Philippines.
The curriculum include perspectives in development, methods and skills in organizational development, andragogy, development policies and programs, and field work through Occupational Internship Program.


CECD envisions itself as the prime mower for the education and advancement of critically and ethically responsible leaders and graduates to play meaningful functions in their communities for local and national development.


CECD commits meaningful learning experiences to endeavor for the holistic development of human persons with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will be able to actualize their professional learning in social enterprise, community building and organizational development.

Courses offered and their Objectives

  1. Bachelor of Science in Extension Education (BSExEd), CHED Recognized, 2009

The course provides students the intensive training and experience in working for change and empowerment through varied extension education and services to individuals to address their knowledge, skills and practice needs to improve their lives; to groups and sectors to   access basic services and resource mobilization, and; to peoples’ organizations and communities endeavoring for citizen participation and action. Occupational Internship Program integrates the concepts and theories learned through a semester practice.

  1. Bachelor of Science in Community Development (BSCD), CHED Recognized,2009

The course prepares students for community development practice, social mobilization and community action, program management for community transformation. The curriculum covers perspectives in   development, development programs and policies, practices and skills in organizing and mobilization. Occupational Internship Program integrates the concepts and theories learned through a semester practice.

Scholarship Available

  • Scranton Scholarship
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Work Scholarship
  • PGMA HELP Scholarship
  • NCIP Scholarship
  • BftW Scholarship

Best Practices

  • Enrichment Classes
  • Continuing Education for Alumni
  • Diverse opportunities to interact with Local, National, and International personalities  in the extension field by way of attendance to fora, Seminar- workshops, and trainings.
  • Travel opportunities to represent the College in Local, Regional, National, and International Conferences.
  • Actual and direct hands-on training in different partner communities of the school and in-school development projects.

Job Opportunities

 After Completion of the program, the graduates can be employed in:
A. Government Agencies with Extension Services and Non-formal Education Programs
B. Academic Institutions (State and Private Universities and Colleges offering Non-formal Education, BS in Extension Education, BS in Extension  Administration or BS Agriculture Extension Majors)
C. Networks and Coalition of International, Regional, National, and Local Social Development and Service Institutions.
D. Non-Government Development Organizations
E. Religious Charitable and Development Institutions
F. Academe -Based Non- government Development Organizations
G. Social Action Centers and Humanitarian Institutions with Extension Delivery Services
H. Foundations with Extensions Delivery Services
I. Research and Development Institutions
J. Social Development Consortia, Consultancy Firms, and Advocacy Institutions

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