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Submission of Requirements


Admission to SAIDI Program may be granted to a holder of a Bachelor`s Degree (or its equivalent) from any discipline for the Master`s Program or, a Master`s Degree for the Doctoral program, a member of a formal organization and one who has direct access to decision-making in his/her organization. He/She may be:

  • An educator
  • An industrial/business executive
  • An organization and church leader
  • A working professional in the field of organization change or human resources development or management.


The applicant for admission must:

  1. Complete the Application Form for Admission.
  2. Submit a copy of his/her Original Transcript of Records.
  3. Have three letters of Recommendation sent to the Dean.
  4. Be available for an interview with the duly designated representative of the SAIDI Academe..

You can download the admission guide here.

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Admission Period

SAIDI follows an open calendar. An applicant upon acceptance may enroll and begin with his/her study program at anytime during the year.

Admission Policy

SAIDI School of Organization Development admits students of either sex and any race, age, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin.

The Admission Criteria is two-pronged:

  • Applicant must have direct access to decision-making in his/ her organization.
  • Applicant must belong to an organization.


Registered and Recognized Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Republic of the Philippines


Civil Service Commission (CSC)
Accredited Local Training Institution
that is Internationally Acclaimed for Meeting the Standard of Excellence In Training

Accredited Learning Service Provider
Philippine Australia Human Resource and Organisational Development Facility (PAHRODF)

Registered Provider
Republic of the Philippines
Department of Budget and Management
Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System‎ or‎

Accredited Supplier
EMERSON Electric (Asia), Ltd. ROHQ
Supplier Number: 310033157

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

PACUCOA Accredited
Master of Arts in Organization Development
Doctor of Philosophy in Organization Development

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Application Documents

An applicant to the academic program signifies his/her desire to be considered for admission by preparing the following documents:

  1. A Cover Letter indicating your reasons, research interests, and future career plans for applying to the academic program (not to exceed 2 pages)
  2. Applicant’s Personal Data Sheet (1 set)
  3. Personal Recommendation Sheet (3 sets)
  4. Transcript (Academic Records)

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Cover Letter

Address the Letter to:
The Dean
SAIDI School of Organization Development
Taktak Drive, Antipolo City, Philippines

Describe in your letter your (1) key reasons for applying to the program, (2) interests or aspects of your background have prepared or motivated you you for a study in Organization Development, and (3) what are your future undertaking after completing an OD degree.

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Personal Recommendation

You are required to submit three (3) letters of recommendation.
The three recommenders may include professional colleagues or others who can comment on your academic potential for graduate work.

The Recommender submits directly his/her recommendation SAIDI School of Organization Development.

[download Recommendation form here]

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Transcript of Records (TOR)

For Master of Arts: Official Transcript of Records
of a Completed Bachelor’s Degree

For Doctor of Philosophy: Official Transcript of Records
of a Completed Master of Arts degree

Transcripts must bear the official seal of the school and the signature of the Registrar.

You may inform the Registrar of SAIDI should you need a Letter of Request to send to your previous school.

SAIDI School of Organization Development has international graduates and students currently enrolled. SAIDI assesses a foreign degree based on the specific educational system and the level of study completed.

The following guidelines show the minimum academic study completed:

Country/ies Outside the Philippines

Minimum Study Requirement for Admission

USA, Latin America, Middle East, other* European countries, other* Asian countries Four-year degree from a university.
Canada From Quebec, three-year bachelor's degree.
From Other Provinces, four-year bachelor's degree
France, Germany The diploma or maitrise from a university.
Three-year Bologna compliant bachelor's degree accepted.
Note: the graduate (graduate certificate) does not meet the minimum requirement.
Russia, Russian republics Four-year degree from a university
Three-year Bologna compliant bachelor's degree accepted
Great Britain Bachelor's degree from a British patterned education system
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal Four-year Bachelor's degree from a university
Note: A three-year bachelor's degree does not meet the minimum requirement.
  • other* - all other countries not specified on the list
  • Bologna complaint bachelor's degree
    • The Bologna Process is a series of changes to restructure tertiary education in Europe in accordance with the Bologna Declaration of 1999
    • Its main purpose is to make its academic and quality standards comparable and compatible throughout Europe
    • As of 2010, 47 countries have signed.

Note: For International Applicants
Your transcript (academic records) should provide detailed information on the coverage and quality of your school performance:

  • courses you have taken each semester/ year, and
  • the grades you were awarded.

The grading scale of the school should be conspicuously indicated on the document.

If the school does not issue records in English, an official English translation must accompany the original language records.

SAIDI School of Organization Development reserves the right to require additional academic documents, such as, but not limited to, official copies of diplomas.

Submission of Requirements

Admission Procedures And Guidelines For The Academic Program

You must meet the following Prerequisites:

  • An applicant must be interested either in human organization systems or instruction development
  • An applicant to the master’s program must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any field from a CHED-accredited Philippine university
  • An applicant to the doctoral program must have a masters degree or its equivalent in any field from a CHED-accredited Philippine university
    For an International applicant,
  • completion of a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a school or university of recognized standing

Application Forms

An applicant to the academic program signifies his/her desire to do so by submitting the set of application forms. The set contains the following:

  1. A Cover Letter
  2. Applicant’s Personal Data Sheet (1 set)
  3. Transcript (Academic Records)
  4. Personal Recommendation Sheet
    (to be submitted by the Recommenders to SAIDI directly)

Admission Policies and Guidelines

An applicant aside from fulfilling the basic requirements included in the application form

  • must belong to an organization which will serve as focus of his/her study
  • and should occupy a key position in this organization or, at best, has a direct access to decision- making and information.

Screening of the applicant takes place after all the required documents have been received by the Office of the Registrar who in turn passes these to the members of the screening committee.

The screening committee is composed of the  following:

SAIDI Officer

Interview is conducted by a designated member of the screening committee.

Once the screening process is completed, the applicant is informed officially in writing by  the Registrar regarding the acceptance or rejection of his/ her application.

Admission Procedures and Guidelines for the Academic Programs

[download pdf file here]


Admission Policy


Admission Process in Brief

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