Applicants must have:

  •  A Bachelors degree
  •  Good academic record
  •  At least two (2) years of work experience

Application procedure: 

  1. Applicants must obtain the APPLICATION PACKET which should include the following documents:
a.       Application Form
b.       Essay Questions for MPM Applicants
c.       Three (3) Copies of the Statements of Personal Qualification 
  1. Applicants should pay the Application and Testing fee and then submit the accomplished Application Packet along with these additional documents:
  • 1 pc. 1x1 photo for the exam permit;
  • Photocopy of Transcript of Records;
  • Original NSO copy of Birth Certificate;
  • Original NSO copy of Marriage Certificate (for married individuals); and
  • Payment receipt of application and testing fee. 
  1. Taking the Diagnostic Exam: Applicants must arrange the schedule of their diagnostic exam with the Academic Program Officer (APO).
Present the payment receipt to the APO who will then issue the Exam Permit. This Permit should be presented to the proctor on the day of the examination. IMPORTANT: Applicants will not be allowed to take the examination without this permit.
  1. Applicants must submit three (3) Statements of Personal Qualification (may be done before or after the entrance exam), including the names and contact details of your references who will evaluate you. 
The following are preferred as references
  • As academic reference -- a former professor, dean or administrative head of a school you have attended.
  • As employer reference -- your immediate supervisor or any officer in the organization where you are currently working.
  • As third-party reference -- any person holding a position of responsibility in a private, public or professional organization. 
Any exception to the above preferences should be cleared first with the School. Evaluation from relatives up to the third degree of consanguinity and affinity is discouraged. 
  1. The applicant may hand-carry the Statements of Personal Qualifications to the ASoG office OR they may also provide self-addressed envelopes to their references and advise them to mail their evaluation directly to: 
The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Ateneo School of Government
Pacifico Ortiz Hall, Social Development Complex
Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights

1108 Quezon City, PHILIPPINES 


  1. Only those applicants who have completed their application requirements will be reviewed by the screening committee and proceed to the next step of the application process. 
  1. Once the applicant completed and passed the screening process, the School will issue the Notice of Acceptance (NOA). The applicant will be instructed to accomplish the Online Application Form found at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business (AGSB) website. The Ateneo Professional Schools has a centralized online registration facility, which is housed under the AGSB -
 Please allocate some time in answering the Application Form. 

For the MPM Admission Schedule, click here.