CHEd lifts moratorium on BSMT, BSMarE
After more than two decades, the moratorium on the operation of new Bachelor of Science in Maritime Transportation (BSMT) and Bachelor of Science in Maritime Engineering (BSMarE) programs was lifted by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), effective next academic year
In CHEd Memorandum No. 71 series of 2017 dated September 6, Chairperson Patricia Licuanan said “after a long moratorium,” CHEd is finally lifting the moratorium on these programs starting Academic Year (AY) 2018-2019.
The lifting of the moratorium on the programs is based on the CHEd en Banc Resolution dated August 29, 2017.
According to Licuanan, a public hearing on the conditions for the lifting of the moratorium on the operation of new BSMT and BSMarE programs was conducted in 2016.