Employability of BSIT Graduates of Central Philippines State University Main Campus

Abstract

This research focused on the employability of BSIT graduates. The study covered 170 graduates of CPSU-Main Campus, school year 2012-2014. A standardized questionnaire was employed to gather data. Cross tabulation, frequency, percentage distribution, and chi-square test were utilized. Findings showed majority of the respondents were employed locally in private sector, had regular status, waiting time of 3 months below prior to first employment, and had above weighted general average. There were no significant associations between employment and tenurial status to the batch they belong, gender, civil status, age, weighted general average, waiting time, location of employment and awards received. However, there was a significant association on the respondents’ tenurial status to the batch they belong, gender, salary, type of organization employed, and awards received. Majority of the respondents would like to acquire more training in computer technology. Data encoder was the top career perceived by the respondents they can be effective 5 years from now. Those interested in IT should focus in their studies, shows hardwork, resourcefulness to be successful. The university was recommended because it’s affordable. As perceived by the respondents, the College of Computer Studies offers quality education and suggested improving the laboratory facilities, establishing an alumni website to maintain the partnership between graduates and the university.



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Debbie Lou B. Enquilino, Central Philippines State University, Philippines

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Conference: ACSET2015
Stream: Education and Technology: Teaching

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