Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy
The College of Public Affairs and Development offers two courses under its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree program. These are:
The College also coordinates the PhD in Development Studies, a cross-disciplinary program offered by the UPLB Graduate School.

Program Requirements

  1. Core courses (minimum 14 units)
  2. Research specialization courses (minimum of 10 units)
  3. Cognate courses (minimum of 9 units for single cognate and 12 units for double cognates, with a minimum of 6 units taken from each cognate field)
  4. Dissertation (12 units)


Director, Institute for Governance and Rural Development
College of Public Affairs and Development
Domingo M. Lantican Avenue, University of the Philippines Los Baños
College, Laguna 4031 Philippines