Minor in Professional Education

The College of Education offers an 18-unit Minor in Professional Education (MPE) program that allows non-Education undergraduate students to pursue teaching careers. The MPE will prepare non-Education students to teach in secondary and senior high schools, in keeping with Republic Act 9293, which allows non-Education degree holders to take the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET), provided that they have taken 18 units of Professional Education courses.

Click here for the List of Courses of the Minor in Professional Education program. Each course meets the PRC-required content and will allow the non-Education major to take the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).


Students from other UP units and colleges may be admitted to the minor in Professional Education program offered by the College of Education after satisfying the following requirements:

  • Completion of at least two semesters or 30 academic units
  • Good academic standing in the home unit
  • Written application addressed to the College Secretary of the College of Education endorsed by the student’s program adviser 
  • Written acceptance to the minor program by the College of Education College Secretary

Students will be assessed after taking nine units of the prescribed courses. A GWA of 2.5 or better in these courses is required for retention in the program.