Graduate Degree Codes

Understanding Academic Programs

An academic program is the program to which a student applies and is admitted and from which the student graduates.

Understanding Academic Plans

An academic plan is an area of study within an academc program or career -- it represents one of the following: Major programs of study, mirnor program of study, Certificate or Concentration or specialization.


Here's an example of DLSU degree that was transformed into academic program and academic plan.

DLSU DEGREE Degree Title Equivalent Academic Program Equivalent Academic Plan
MSPSYIO Master of Science in Psychology major in Industrial/Organizational Psychology MSPSY Master of Science in Psychology MSPSY-IOP Master of Science in Psychology major in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
PHDELM Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Leadership and Management (executive program) DED Doctor of Philosophy in Education DED-ELMXP Doctor of Philosophy in Education major in Educational Leadership and Management (executive program)

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