Brief History

The University of Makati with its postal address at J. P. Rizal Extension, West Rembo, officially opened its doors for prospective nurses on the School Year of June 2003—2004, with original office address at 3/F Room 305 of Academic Building 2 having an initial enrollees of 150 students, eighty percent (80%) of whom were legitimate scholars. This batch was blest with good luck, as the College possesses an absolutely suitable Nursing Art Laboratories by which the students were opportune to get the most of it in terms of its utilization.

The Nursing Art Laboratories simulates with the private hospitals. They have been designed to build upon the basic understanding on the psychomotor skill that students would have to partake in the real hospital scenarios. It would also be here, where the affective skill will have to be built in them, hence, the principle of truths and justices will have to be learned and acquired as it relates to making their decisions on “What kind of service?” , “who would give them?” and to “Whom would these learned services be rendered to?”.

The College of Nursing was originally manned by well-respected educators and leaders in the Nursing Academe and Industry, headed by Dr. Annabelle R. Borromeo as the Administrator, Laura Evelyn P. Ciabal, as the Dean of the College and Mr. Jonathan Gecomo, as the College Secretary and Project Manager concurrently. There were only two (2) full—time faculty members, one (1) Administrative Assistant and; one (1) full—time utility worker.

In the quest for maintaining quality education, the Master of Arts in Nursing was offered in the year 2008. In April 2010, the University has launched the expansion of the College of Nursing into College of Allied Health Studies. Simultaneous with this is the creation of the Center of Imaging Health Sciences; followed by the Center of Pharmacy and the Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in 2012.

Vision

The College of Allied Health Studies is dedicated to becoming the top of mind innovative provider of relevant and needs-based health care education.

Mission

Development of health care providers who are: resilient to the dynamics of the industry; and who are competent, creative and socially responsible.

Goals

  • To establish strong linkages with the industry it serves.
  • To set excellence in the delivery of health care education.
  • To produce relevant researches and institutionalize innovative course offerings.
  • To achieve a strong social relevance.

Core Values

  • Resilience
  • Competence
  • Creativity
  • Social Responsibility
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