Asia Pacific College

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Asia Pacific College
Asia Pacific College Logo.png
Bridging Academe and Industry
Real Projects, Real Learning
MottoIndustry Integrity Innovation
PresidentMa. Teresita P. Medado
Administrative staff
Location, ,
Campus12-storey building
School hymnThe APC Hymn
MascotAPC Ram

Asia Pacific College (APC) was established in 1991 as a non-profit joint venture between IBM Philippines and the SM Foundation.[1] It was envisioned as a learning institution that produces graduates who fulfill information technology industry demands.

Asia Pacific College emphasizes industry-academe links, orienting their programs and faculty toward industry needs. APC's cornerstones are its IT curriculum, industry-experienced faculty and its six-month internship program.

Asia Pacific College is one of the four Centers of Excellence in IT Education in the Philippines.[2]


  • Senior High School
    • Academic Strand
      • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
      • Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM)
      • General Academic Strand (GAS)
  • School of Computing & Information Technologies
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
      • Systems Software (SS)
      • Computer Networks (CN)
      • Security and Digital Forensics (DF)
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
      • Mobile and Internet Technologies (MI)
      • Game Design and Development (GD)
    • Bachelor of Science in Entertainment and Multimedia Computing
  • School of Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
    • Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • School of Management
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
      • Business Management
      • Marketing & Advertising
    • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
    • Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management
  • School of Multimedia Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Graduate School
    • Master in Information Technology
    • Master in Information Systems
    • Master in Management

Internship program[edit]

The Industry-Academe Cooperative Education Program, also known as the I-ACE Program, is an internship program of the Asia Pacific College, in which students on their senior year are assigned to work full-time for a company for a period of two consecutive terms.

On their senior year, APC students enter the program, they are assigned to work for a company assigned during the internship placement period), for a duration of two consecutive terms of APC’s tri-mestral school calendar.

During the internship program, the interns are not expected to enroll in any academic courses in school for they will be working full-time (eight hours a day, Mondays to Fridays) at their companies. Interns are invited to attend monthly Saturday sessions with the Career & Placement Office to discuss updates, issues or problems encountered.[3]


  1. ^ "APC Our History". Retrieved 2011-11-28.
  2. ^ "Top Universities of the Philippines: CHED'S Center of Excellence and Center of Development (As of Oct. 4, 2010)". Retrieved 2010-10-04.
  3. ^ "Career & Placement Office". Retrieved 2013-12-24.

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