HomeInterdisciplinary Research Journalvol. 12 no. 1 (2020)

Employability of Board-Course Graduates of a Public University




One of the important factors in determining the performance of higher education is the employability of its graduates. This paper investigates the employability of board-course graduates from 2016 to 2018 of SDSSU San Miguel. It employed a quantitative-descriptive method in which survey questionnaires and purposive sampling were applied to 120 board-course program graduates. Frequency and percentage distribution were applied in the data presentation. The study shows that among 120 graduates for three years, the graduates’ batch 2017 had the highest number of graduates. It was observed that there was a high rate of employed graduates in local. Furthermore, there was a close distribution of regular or permanent, temporary, and contractual status of graduates’ employment. At the same time, family concern that affects decision-making was the major factor of the graduates’ unemployability. As to occupation of the employed graduates, service workers, and shop market sales workers and professional were evident that indicates the major line of business of the company employed by the graduates are in line to wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles, motorcycles and personal and household goods, education, and agriculture.