UP’s mission is to create and transfer knowledge, increase capacity to learn, and provide a chance to realize one’s full potential through experience-based education, research, and sharing with national and international partners. UP aims to produce qualified and professional graduates, imbued with the love of learning. This program is definitely crucial to the UP’s mission in order to move a step forward to provide opportunity to graduated IT students in bachelor level to upgrade knowledge and skills to shape themselves become more successful in their career as supervisors, leaders, or managers.
UP is official a member of Microsoft Imagine Academy and Cisco Academy. UP has successfully integrated courses are derived from both academies to the curriculum in bachelor program. About 90% of students in year 4 have been offered IT jobs by employers. In additional to this, about 70% of students in Year 3 has been offered as well. There is a large number of students have indicated that our bachelor program has fulfilled their objectives and our survey has also shown that they are very impressed to continue master degree at UP (if the master curriculum can be integrated with courses from international academies).
For this reason, the master program is potentially important for our under-graduated students to pursue their IT career at UP. The program will also be useful for other IT professional employees who want to upgrade their degree together with knowledge and skills that we offer.