ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF 1987
NATIONAL DEFENSE COLLEGE OF THE PHILIPPINES
SEC. 60 Organization and Administration
The National Defense College of the Philippines, hereafter
referred to as the College, shall be under the direction supervision
and control of the Secretary of National Defense.
The College shall be headed by a President who shall administer
the affairs of the College with the assistance of an Executive Vice
President, a Vice-president for Academic Affairs, a Vice-President
for Administrative Affairs and a Vice-President for Research and
Special Studies The Executive Vice-President shall act for the President
in his absence and shall perform such other functions as may be
assigned to him by the President.
The Vice-President for Academic Affairs shall be responsible
for the development, implementation, supervision and evaluation
of academic programs; the Vice-President for Administrative
Affairs, for the overall administrative support to all the activities
of the College; and the Vice-President for Research and Special
Studies, on the conduct of research work and special studies.
The College shall have an Academic Board to assist the President
discharge the following functions:
Supervise the academic affairs of the College;
Recommend academic consultants, professors, lecturers, instructors,
research, assistants and other resource persons of the College;
Recommend the courses of studies to be conducted by the College
to accomplish its objectives.
The Board shall be composed of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs
as Chairman, and the Heads of the various academic disciplines as
members, who shall be designated by the President subject to the
approval of the Secretary of National Defense.
All resource persons of the college including but not limited to
academic consultants professors, lecturers, instructors, thesis
advisers, members of examining and evaluating panels, examiners,
correctors, and technicians who are regularly employees in the Government
shall in addition to their salaries, be entitled to receive honoraria,
fees and other emoluments fixed by the secretary of National
SEC. 61 Powers and function
The College shall train and develop the skills and competence of
potential national defense leaders, civilian officials of the different
agencies and instrumentalities of the Government, and selected executives
from the private sector in the formulation and implementation of
national security policies, and for high command and staff duty.
The College shall have the power to confer the degree of Master
in National Security Administration (MNSA) upon all its students
who have satisfactorily completed the prescribed course of study.
SEC. 62 Graduates of the Regular Course of the College.
Graduates of the College will receive for purposes of promotion
to key and sensitive positions in the military and civilian offices,
preferential consideration and/or credit points in the grade or
class of their respective Positions.
All civilian graduates who are holders of the degree of Master in
National Security Administration shall qualify for appointment to
the initial rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the reserve force of the
Armed Forces of the Philippines
Authority to use with honor the abbreviation MNSA after their names
is hereby given to all graduates of the regular course of the