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Vision / Mission

Institutional Research

MTC-Research Agenda

At the core of MTC Research Agenda is the principle of bridging the widened gap  between  theory  and practice toward the eventual generation of new knowledge aimed at advancing  the research culture and the quality of human  life. MTC endeavors to be a model institution of higher learning in the areas of health, arts and sciences, technology, accountancy, management and other disciplines founded on the culture of nurturance and excellence.

Moreover the Research Agenda is based on the National Higher Education Research Agenda-2 (NHERA 2009-2018) that restates the general policies on higher education research namely: capability; productivity and utilization.

At the nucleus of these agenda are the following goals:

  1. To develop the research culture  of the institution  through a continual capability building of faculty and student-researchers;
  2. To expose faculty and students to local and international research opportunities;
  3. To improve  the quality  of instruction and human life  through the upgrading and advancement  of health, arts and sciences, technology and business  management;
  4. To intensify  instructional performance of faculty and the learning competencies  of students through research as well as the work performance of the non-teaching staff;
  5. To promote critical thinking, excellence and superiority in of health, arts and sciences, technology and business  management through  faculty and students ‘ engagement in quality and trend setting researches;
  6. To present papers in research in local and international forums and conferences  for research utilization and dissemination; and
  7. To publish research outputs in reputable journals locally and internationally.    


MTC Research and Publication Department upholds the essential role of research as integral part of the academic community in the pursuit of its passion and commitment to sustain quality and excellence in various disciplines:  health, arts and sciences, technology, accountancy, management and other disciplines avowed to excel in the molding globally competitive research based graduates who are caring, competent, committed, creative and culture adaptive. 


MTC Research and Publication Department is the leading center of knowledge and enlightenment through research- based intensive endeavors.


MTC Research and Publication Department commits itself to foster a continuing search for knowledge and enlightenment through quality and relevant researches recognized locally and internationally undertaken by the academic community with research as a passion embedded at the heart of MTC’s culture.

Institutional Research

Institutional Researches are initiated by the Research and Publication Department (RPD) in collaboration with the faculty and/or administrative staff or   members of the Management Team with the Head of RPD as the lead researcher. The faculty and administrative staff are co-researchers. Researches undertaken are to be the instrument of the institution for its future programs and projects, hence becomes the vehicle in the creation of research-based programs and policies The Institutional Research Projects adhere to the Research Agenda that also undergo the prescribed procedure for approval and endorsement of the members of the Institutional Research Committee prior to the approval of the Executive Committee.  

Approved researches may fall under: Interdisciplinary Researches:These are researches done by faculty members or qualified researchers of a particular unit or department. For example the faculty members of the Languages Department can venture to undertake research on “The Anthropology of Language in Southern Philippines”;  Multidisciplinary Researches:These are researches done by researchers of multiple disciplines  or varying specializations coming from different units or departments of MTC that form a group to undertake   research e.g. “ MTC in the Face of Nurses- Unemployment Phenomenon: Challenges and Prospects”  Both of said institutional researches  would help craft policies that can propel  improvement or advancement of the institution and the nation by and large; Collaborative Researches:These kinds of researches are done jointly by a group who labor together in an intellectual research endeavor. Different institutions of higher learning or different organizations may cooperate and group together to work on a particular research topic of interest to them: and Commissioned Researches:These kinds of researches are assigned or tasked by an appointing organization or organizations to a group of researchers willing to work or conduct a group research for the organization/s. These researchers are usually funded by the organization/s that commissioned the research undertaking. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) through the CHED Zonal Center tasked the Center for Commissioned Researches that can help CHED in their policy formulations, etc. Said researches may follow quantitative, qualitative and mix-methods approaches.

Faculty Research Writeshops

These are activities in the form of Research Forums, Seminars and Conferences intended for the continuous development and enhancement of research skills of the MTC faculty and administrators as well as non-teaching staff. The expected output of aforesaid activities is engagement of all concerned to worthy research undertakings that can help improve /advance the quality of life.

Internalization in Higher Education:
Strategic Perspectives of Universities in the United States and University of the Philippines
An Inquiry on the Terminal Competencies of BSN Graduates
Learning Graph Construction
A Motivational Tool in Monitoring the Learning Performance of Students in College Algebra
Predictor Variables of Teaching Performance of Faculty,
College of Nursing-Manila Doctors College
The Academic Performance of Students in Organic Chemistry Utilizing Microscale and Macroscale Experiments