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Business and Management

  • Overview
  • Program Description
  • Career Opportunities
  • Courses Offered

The offering of the four-year Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BS Accy) and the Bachelor of Science in Commerce (BSC) Programs of Central Mindanao University was approved by the CMU Board of Regents on February 11, 2005. The two programs were offered starting SY 2005-2006 and the implementation of which was temporarily attached to the College of Agriculture for Administrative expediency. There were ninety-nine (99) enrolees accepted comprising the first batch of our more than 300 students who wanted to enrol in the BS Accountancy/ BS Commerce program.

On January 12, 2007, the College of Commerce and Accountancy was formally created as a separate unit to implement the two programs by the virtue of the Memorandum issued by the then University President, late Dr. Mardonio M. Lao, to this effect that designated Prof. Felipe E. Opiso, a Master of Management degree holder from the UP Los Baños and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), as the first dean of the College. Prof Opiso obtained his BSBA degree major in Accounting from the University of the East (UE), Manila, and his Master in Management major in Agribusiness Management from the UPLB, Laguna.

The newly created college was made to occupy the old engineering building which continues to occupy up to the present. The building had undergone major repairs last year to create additional classrooms and staff officers to enhance its teaching-learning environment.

The Bachelor of Science in Accountancy is designed to produce professional accountants and accounting technicians that meet the demands of business and industry, and private & government agencies imbued with the highest standard of ethical behavior.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing Management, Financial Management, Operations Management with a broader range of business related courses is designed to prepare students to undertake the challenges imposed by the demands of a business environment and aims to produce well-rounded personalities who will assume key positions in business & industry as business consultants, financial executives, business leaders & entrepreneurs in the midst of globally competitive business environment.

The Bachelor of Science in Office Administration is committed to develop students’ competencies, skills, knowledge and work values that modern office professionals should possess in order to function effectively.


The BS-Accountancy Program provides updated course curriculum to cater to the needs of local, national, & international corporate entities, both private & government agencies.

Career Opportunities:
Bank Executives, Chief Accountants, Finance Managers, Entrepreneurs, Controllers, Management Consultants, Hospital Administrators, Business School Professors, Venture capitalist/Investors, Project Managers, Private Practitioners

BS-Business Administration
As a versatile program with broader set of preparatory courses, employability of graduates is  undoubtedly assumed either in business & non-business organizations, both private & government agencies where the skills in decision making, effective leadership & business acumen are of par significance for a successful local or international venture.

Career Opportunities:
Business Consultants, Finance Executives, Corporate Executives, Entrepreneurs, Bank Officers, Venture Capitalists, Health Care Administrators, Human Resource Managers, Benefits Administrators (SSS, GSIS, Insurances) Hotel Managers, Small Business Owners, Restauranteurs, Information Managers, Production & Quality Controllers, Marketing Planners, Sales Executives, Account Executives, Managers, Sales Supervisors, Business Educators, Commercial Farm Operators.

BS-Office Administration
Career Opportunities:
Administrative Assistants, Administrative Secretaries, Customer Relations Officers, Office Supervisors/Managers, Executive Assistants, Bookkeepers, Stenographers, Event Planners, Call Center Agents, Bank Account Executives, Front Desk Officers, Travel & Tour Specialists, Application Software Specialists, College Instructors

BS Accountancy
BS Accounting Information System
BS Internal Auditing
BS Management Accounting
BS Office Administration
BS Business Administration
major in
Marketing Management
Financial Management
Operations Management

Certificate in Accounting


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