Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program
As a whole, Technological University of the Philippines is one of the 86 institutions of higher learning authorized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to accredit individuals' actual achievements towards the conferment of an earned degree under the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program. The program, offering technological and professional education which harnesses the full potentials of individuals from industry through non-traditional approach in education, is the flagship of the University. As a Campus of TUP, Technological University of the Philippines Visayas offers the Program to any Filipino around the world who has been employed for at least five (5) years and who may obtain an academic degree in Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) based on the applicant’s relevant knowledge, skills and prior learning achieved from non-formal and informal education experiences gained in the workplace. The applicant’s prior work experiences and other non-traditional means of education are assessed and awarded corresponding academic credits.