Colleges & Departments
College of Arts and Sciences
For the past 21 years, the College of Arts and Sciences continuously bring professional training to students , for them to be intellectually, morally, physically and socially skilled individuals equipped to contribute to global social and professional demands. The CAS is committed to produce graduates with scientific, artistic, and technological skills that meet global standards to aid in the advantage of society in its interminable quest towards development. The CAS provides academic and academic-support programs designed for the holistic development and professional advances for students in fields of specialization in both the arts and sciences.
A channel to the steadfast multi-disciplinary development of the young imbued with humanistic, scientific, and technological skills responsive to the shifting needs of the nation and the global community.
The College of Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the promotion of educational processes that define a multi-faceted curriculum enabling the students to actualize their professional and moral development.
Academically-competent students with active community involvement
Research-oriented training anchored on felt and observed gaps
Technology-mediated instruction congruent with the workplace demands
Sustained educational opportunities to poor but deserving students
Stimulate the students analytical, Scientific, socio-cultural, and Technological
Create a caring and compassionate Community
Inspire the young to lead, act, and be involved in concerns affecting the Filipino
Excel in the chosen field of specialization
Nurture and vitalize national identity,cultural diversity, and promote desirable
Collaborate and maintain strong partnership with various stakeholders
Enrich and endorse relevant Advocacies
Strengthen and accelerate processes in instruction, research, extension, and
College of Business Administration
The College of Business and Accountancy (CBA) of Negros Oriental State University provides opportunity to poor but deserving students to enrol in accountancy and business related courses in a university. Access to quality business education and the relatively low tuition fee are the preferential considerations of prospective enrolees who wish to trod into business-related programs. The College of Business and Accountancy (CBA) will eventually make NORSU the favourite destination of business and accountancy students in the Visayas and Mindanao. It will also serve as the reservoir of competent and development-oriented professionals in the field of business and accountancy to meet the global demand.
The vision of College of Business and Accountancy is to be the reservoir of competent professionals in the fields of business and accountancy who are development-oriented, accountable and effective partners in business and industry.
Its mission is committed to provide instruction and specialized competence in various fields of business and organizational endeavors and prepares prospective accountants to be effective in various areas of their career. The goal is to produce graduates in business and other business-related courses that can enter into the local and global job market. The objectives are designed to enable the students to:
1) Gain common foundation of knowledge in the field of business and accountancy through its core subjects.
2) Pass the Licensure examination for accountancy.
3) Gain skills and training for self or corporate employment.
4) Have sufficient exposure to real work environment.
5) Acquire ethical and moral values through understanding and appreciation of corporate social responsibility.
College of Education
The College of Education, over the years, did not fail to uphold its aim to become the leading centre of development for teacher education program in the Visayas and Mindanao. With the guarantee of good quality training to its students through reach learning experiences not only in classrooms but also in field interactions, research activities and extension services, the students were able to foster and cultivate an environment that is responsive to the needs of a rapidly changing society.
In addition, the College of Education prepares prospective teachers for global competitiveness; student-teachers are equipped with sound-socio moral, physical, intellectual, spiritual, aesthetic values and proper attitudes in life before they have finally graduated their respective field.
NORSU College of Education delivers quality training through rich learning experiences in the classroom, field interactions, research and extension services in order to foster an environment responsive to the needs of a rapidly-changing society.
NORSU College of Education as a leader and centre of development for teacher education program in the Visayas and Mindanao.
College of Industrial Technology
The College of Industrial Technology is committed to produce highly competent industrial technicians. Its objectives are to provide opportunities for creative and critical thinking through science and technology to meet the changing demands of society, harness individual potentials through entrepreneurial and other related socio-economic endeavours, and inculcate cultural and other desirable values to actualize holistic development.
The College of Industrial Technology strives to achieve character development among its students, industrial leadership and manpower, technical knowledge and skills, extension programs for countryside development, cutting-edge researches, and highly qualified graduates.
College of Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
To synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the liberal arts and sciences and midwifery discipline to enhance professional practice. To equip would-be health leaders and workers with comprehensive knowledge and skills in administering health services in various health settings. To stimulate the faculty and students' capacity to undertake quality research especially in identified priority areas, for the enhancement of the quality of human life and for local, regional, and national development. Establish collaborative and cooperative relationship for the purpose of modeling excellence in Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Midwifery and Medical-Dental Nursing Assistant education, research service and practice. To value every individual as a unique, adaptive person who has worth and dignity and who engages in dynamic, reciprocal interaction with the environment. To collaborate with health consumers and providers in promoting, maintaining, and restoring health and facilitate the provision of accessible, cost-effective, quality health care.
NORSU College of Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Allied Health Sciences (CNDPAHS) as an educational institution to become the premier provider of health care education in the country and across the world.
Provide excellent instructions thereby developing competent future health leaders and practitioners who are intellectually and humanely responsive, self-directing and contributing members of the society.
1. Develop innovative approaches towards achieving quality teaching, research, service and practice goals.
2. Contribute to the knowledge base of the discipline through an active program of health care and interdisciplinary research that are responsive to the changing health needs of the population.
3. Cultivate the attitudes and skills necessary to think critically, manage information and assume accountability for independent decisions.
4. Maintain an awareness of the historical trends, legal, social, economic, political and trans-cultural issues related to total health care education and practice.
College of Law
With their aim to produce diligent, dedicated, ethical and competent litigation lawyers, Negros Oriental State University’s College of Law guarantees to provide affordable quality education to students, largely of working students who have the legitimate aspiration to be a member of the legal profession. Equipped with the necessary legal skills, the College of Law trains their students to be proficient and capable in the art of law so they will be infused with the obsession to protect, preserve and promote the rule of law. Also, students are well-taught as this college offers a group of adept instructors who, by field, are honor graduates and exceptional professionals.
For over six years, this college has risen from being less known as it continuous to produce a number of passers on National Bar Examinations. And will still be producing more lawyers in the years to come who could contribute to the improvement of the administration of the legal system in our society, as well as to assure the people of obtaining just, speedy and inexpensive determination of their cases.
Negros Oriental State University (NORSU) Graduate School is at present, the largest advance higher educational institution in the province in terms of program offerings and enrolment. Its program offerings include a wide range of educational opportunities for students to develop their academic and career goals. The programs lead to various doctoral and masters degrees which include Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Management, Master of Science, Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Public Management (MPM), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Arts, and Master of Technological Education (MTE). Each degree program has different major areas of specialization for students to choose in line with their interest or lower level academic backgrounds. For those who opt for a non-thesis program, the Graduate School offers the Certificate of Governmental Management. Current enrolment in the Graduate School is more than seven hundred and obviously the biggest in the province.
At present, the Graduate School Office is located on the first floor of the Administration Building next to the office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs. It is open Monday to Saturday from 8:00 in the morning to 5:00 o'clock in the afternoon.
NORSU Graduate School as a leading center of advanced and specialized education in the Visayas and Mindanao.
NORSU Graduate School delivers top-quality and technology-supported training through varied learning experiences in classroom and field interaction, research activities and extension services, in order to foster an environment conducive to enhancing the quality of human life.
The NORSU Graduate School understands its task as an investment in human potential and recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of each individual. It seeks to provide advanced and specialized instruction designed to promote academic, scientific and technological competence, advanced professional training, as well as capacity for significant research and extension services relevant to the needs of the Philippines in the 21st century and beyond.
As the academic unit of advanced education in Negros Oriental State University, the Graduate School has the following general objectives:
1. To facilitate acquisition of a clearer and wider perspective in one’s life and work, to provide advanced knowledge and information in various individual disciplines, and to enhance one’s skills and expertise in the field of one’s specialization;
2. To provide training for dynamic and effective leadership in science, technology, government service, business and industry, the various professions, and other fields, in response to the agenda for change dictated by the constantly unfolding challenges of modern life;
3. To encourage independent, intelligent and scientific thinking, which is marked by a broad perspective, openness to new ideas and methods, familiarity with the latest technological advances, thoroughness in approaching problems of the human condition, and ability to adapt readily to change and to changing situations;
4. To stimulate basic and applied research quality, especially in identified priority areas for regional and national development in support of national efforts to evolve a culture of quality, productiveness and development in an increasingly global context; and
5. To foster the development of a sound philosophy of life, marked by a holistic understanding of the intrinsic value of the human individual; a deep appreciation for the highest social values; a firm commitment to ethical imperatives; a readiness to stand up for justice and peace; a sensitivity to the societal and environmental needs of community, country and the world; a readiness.