Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology

Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology
Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology
Established December 13, 1989
Type State College
President Grace G. Lopez (2007 - present)
Location Mati, Davao Oriental, Davao Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines
Campus Mati (Main), San Isidro and Cateel
Nickname DOSCST, Tate
Affiliations Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC), Mindanao Association of State Colleges and Universities Foundation, Inc. (MASCUF)

The Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology (DOSCST) is a state college in Mati, Davao Oriental,Davao Oriental,Philippines. Founded on December 13, 1989



Mayor Thelma Z. Almario founded the local government-run community college, Mati Community College (MCC) in 1972 which become the core of a new state college. In December 13, 1987 a bill authored by Rep. Thelma Z. Almario was sign into law by President Corazon Aquino. By virtue of Republic Act 6807 converting Mati Community College into Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology.

As a local government-run community college, MCC offered liberal arts and business-oriented programs. Since its inception in 1972, Dr. Leopoldo Bravo an administrator of the Department of Education Culture and Sports, headed it.

With the appointment of Dr. Julieta I. Ortiz on May 20, 1990 as founding president, the newly chartered college started operations in June 1990.

And with its new mandate provided by its charter, curricular programs were reoriented towards science and technology. Classes were initially held in three buildings located at the old site at Barangay Sainz until the college moved to its present 10-hectare site, 5 km away from Mati, Davao Oriental proper in September 1991. Mindanao Agro-Pioneers Corporation owned by the heirs of the late Don Jose Corro Martinez, Sr. donated the college site.

Capping the term of Dr. Bayogan was the College's elevation from Level 1 to a Level 3 state college, using a nation-wide leveling criteria for all state universities and colleges (SUC) in the country. DOSCST has the distinction of having the least budget allocation among Level 3 SUCs. .

Academic Programs

The DOSCST offering masteral courses, fifteen degree courses and diploma on technical courses.


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