History

2000 - Birth of BS Computer Science (BS CS) as it was included in the regular program offered by Mapua Institute of Technology. It started with less than 100 enrollees whose faculty were composed of part time professors from Development Office for Information Technology (DOIT) and full time professors from the School of Information Technology (SoIT). The Intramuros campus initially housed the offering of the program.

2001 BS Information Technology (BS IT) and BS Information Management (BS IM) were included in the programs offered by the school. 

2002 - In April, the School of IT transferred to its present home in Makati City.

2003 - the School of IT benefited from the “Full Autonomy Status” granted by Commission of Higher Education (CHED) to Mapua and was able to gain momentum in its drive to be known in IT education.

2006 - Introduction of the MS Computer Science (MS CS) program.

2007 - CHED recognized Mapua, through the School of IT, as a “Center of Development in Information Technology Education.”

2011 - Two of its programs – BS Computer Science and BS Information Technology – were granted accreditation by US-based Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the first IT school in the Philippines to be granted accreditation; BS Information Systems (BS IS) replaced the BS IM program.

2016 - CHED granted Mapua, through the School of IT, as a “Center of Excellence in Information Technology Education”; Introduction of BS Entertainment and Multimedia Computing (BS EMC) and Master of Information Technology (MIT) programs.

2017 - Mapua granted University status by CHED; BS Information Systems was accredited by ABET together with the re-accreditation of its first two programs; Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (PhD CS) now offered. 


Current and Former Deans/OICs

  1. Engr. Milagros A. Luquingan - 2000-2003
  2. Engr. Dodjie S. Maestrecampo (OIC) - 2003-2004
  3. Engr. Noel B. Linsangan (Acting Dean) - 2004-2005
  4. Engr. Leonardo P. Sanggalang - 2005-2006
  5. Engr. Noel B. Linsangan - 2006-2007
  6. Engr. Nilda S. Eliquen (OIC) - 2007-2008
  7. Dean John Edward F. Alabastro - 2008-2010
  8. Engr. Nilda S. Eliquen - 2010-2014
  9. Dean Ariel Kelly D. Balan - 2014-Present