CHED: List of In-Demand College Courses for 2014-2018

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED)has released on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 the official list of in-demand and priority college courses for A.Y. 2014-2015 and A.Y. 2017-2018.


CHED encourage incoming freshmen students to enroll on these priority courses particularly the qualified beneficiaries of CHED Student Financial (–foul word(s) removed–)istance Programs (StuFAPs) as mandated by the national office.

Based on the Interagency meetings conducted last September 30 and October 24 of 2013, the representatives from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Philippine (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC), and Philippine (–foul word(s) removed–)ociation of Colleges and Universities (PACU) has agreed that the following priority courses must be followed within the next five years.

Related Post: CHED Scholarship Application & Requirements: How to Apply

According to the list revealed earlier, agriculture,  engineering, science and math, information technology (IT), teacher education, and health sciences are among the in-demand and priority courses for A.Y. 2014-2015 and A.Y. 2017-2018.

Here’s the official list of in-demand college courses for 2014-2018:

1. Agriculture and Related Fields (15%)

  • Agro-Forestry
  • Veterinatry Medicine
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agribusiness/Management
  • Agricultural Entrepreneurship
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Fisheries
  • BS Food Technology
  • Agricultural Economics

2. Engineering (15%)

  • Mechanical
  • Electronics
  • Communication
  • Metallurgical/Mining
  • Computer
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical
  • Geodetic
  • Electrical
  • Meteorological
  • Mining
  • Goelogical
  • Sanitary Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Bio Chemical Engineering

3. Science and Math (13%)

  • BS Mathematics
  • BS Physics
  • BS Biology
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Marine Biology/Science
  • BS Applied Physics
  • BS Geology
  • BS Earth Science
  • BS Applied Mathematics
  • BS Statistics/Applied Statistics
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Environmental Science

4. Information Technology (10%)

  • Information Technology and Computing Studies
  • Multimedia
  • Animation
  • Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Information System Management
  • Bachelor in Library Science & Information System Major in System Analysis

5. Teacher Education major in (10%)

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Reading
  • English
  • Educational Media/Technology
  • Special Education (SPED)
  • Human Kinetics
  • Physical Education and Sports Science
  • Bachelor of Physical Education major in School PE
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Environmental Planning (for teachers)
  • Music Education
  • Art Education
  • Health Education

6. Health Sciences (10%)

  • Pharmacy
  • Radiology Technology
  • Medical Technology
  • Physical Therapy
  • BS Nutrition

7. Arts and Humanities (5%)

  • Creative and Performing Arts
  • BS Religious Education
  • BS Philosophy
  • BS Theology

8. Social and Behavioral Sciences (5%)

  • BS Psychology
  • BS Social Work
  • Human Development
  • Guidance and Counseling

9. Business Administration and Related Courses (5%)

  • BS Accountancy
  • Business Data Outsourcing
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Construction Management
  • Tourism

10. Architecture (5%)

  • BS Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Environmental Planning
  • Fine Arts
  • Urban Planning

11. Maritime (2%)

  • BS Marine Transportation

12. Communication (2%)

  • BA Communication
  • BA Journalism
  • BA Broadcasting
  • BS Development Communication

13. Others (to be determined by each Regional Office)

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23 thoughts on “CHED: List of In-Demand College Courses for 2014-2018”

  1. Thank you very much for this very significant information. At least we already have an insight of the in demand courses and in demand jobs in the future. I am an applicant of the CHED Scholarship. I just would like to ask as to when is the definite/exact date of the dissemination of the list of ched grantees.

  2. Thank you very much for this very significant information. At least we already have an insight of the in demand courses and in demand jobs in the future. I am an applicant of the CHED Scholarship. I just would like to ask as to when is the definite/exact date of the dissemination of the list of ched grantees. Thank you po and more power!! 🙂

  3. may i know the result of the qualified applicants at ched tacloban for college education 2014 -2018 if i can avail the scholarship program of ched.tnx.

  4. may i know the requirements of CHED so that a school can offer Bachelor of Science in Agriculture?
    i badly need it for our thesis.
    thank you 🙂

  5. bakit po hindi napasama ang anak ko, Darlene mae zara po ang name nya need po talaga namin to, para maipag patuloy ang pag-aaral nya.. ok naman po ang grades nya at alam ko po na qualified sya.. hindi rin po kayo mag sisisi kasi talagang deserving nya. salamat po.

  6. Good day Ma’am and Sir,
    I am Jennifer Dela Cerna Daugan from Bukidnon State University. My very concern Ma’am and Sir, I just want to know the official lists of the 2014 CHED Scholars here in Bukidnon. I am sorry for I can’t find the list online. Thank you for your favorable response to this. Thank you and God Bless You always!

  7. mam / sir..

    ask ko lng nsa list po ba ang name ng anak ko, ma. daniel joyce s. arugay, nakapasa ba sya.wala p po kyong post…isama nyo n po sya sa list nyo
    thank you so muc
    hilda aru
    ma.daniel joyce s. aruga
    pup santa mesa

  8. Good Pm sir/ ma’am I ask about May school if my school is recognize of ched” this is name of May school infotech institute of arts and science i ask if the course BS hotel and restaurant management thnk u I hope

  9. goodmorning mam/sir,i ask if where i submit my a highschool grad. since 2002,i am already 29yrs old now.i want to finish college so that i can help my course i select is business administration.i really want this,mam/sir…..please reply me in my contacts#09108839981 or waiting your response thank you and good day!

  10. Gd pm maam/sir,i am from P.I.T(Palompon Institute of Technology)ask ko lang po sana kung maipagpatuloy ko pa po yong ched sholarship gramt ko noong 2014-2015?1st cem. lang pi ang natapos ko dahil biglaan po kaming nagtransfer dito sa pampanga.Dito na pi kasi nagtatrabaho ang mga magulang ko.Gusto ko po na matapos ko ang akung pag-aaral para makarulog po ako sa pamilya ko lalo na pi kasi kaming naghirap mula ng sinalamt pi kami ng yolanda.Inaasahan ko po ang inyong pagtugon.Salamat po at God Bless.

  11. Good day.

    My son wanted to be a pilot. what course should be must enroll for him for this coming k12 2015-2016. we really need to know sir/ma’am, ASAP.

    Thank you very much and God Bless!

    jmark@surigao del sur


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