AMA Computer College in Angeles City - Philippines
First was the AMA Computer College in Project 8, Quezon City established in 1981. Later, other branches, some 100 of them, followed. Among them is the AMA computer College in Angeles City.
On the second level of Plaza Delos Jimenez Building on the busy street of Santo Rosario in the center of Angeles City is found the AMA Computer College. The college as a whole is among top computer schools in the country and known in Asia as a school that majors in Information Technology. AMA computer College in Angeles City is one of the branches in Luzon that produces able graduates knowledgeable not only in their respective fields of study but also in computer literacy, particularly Information Technology (IT).
Courses offered at the AMA Computer College in Angeles City are Bachelor of Science (BS) Major in Information Technology (IT), BS in Business Administration, and BS in Computer Engineering, BS in Accountancy, and BS major in English, among others. Graduates of the school are notably competent in the fields of software development, robotics, and multimedia technologies, to name a few, when employed in multinational companies.
AMA Computer College in Angeles City also offers short courses in partnership with the Technological Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Courses like Health Care Services, Medical Transcription, and Practical Nursing are offered. The cost of enrolling in this college depends on the units of subjects taken in a particular course. Minor subjects like English, Filipino, or Sociology often have 3 units each per semester. Major subjects usually have 4 to 5 units.
AMA Computer College branches, including the one in Angeles City, apply a trimester system instead of the usual bi-semestral system of enrolment. When studying IT for instance, it will take a 10-trimestral enrolment.
To reach AMA Computer College from any point in Luzon, it's important to get to the province of Pampanga, and then its capital city, San Fernando. For instance, from Manila, there are buses going to Pampanga. From Pampanga there are buses going to Angeles City. The same when coming from Bataan, Zambales, or Bulacan. From Angeles City, it would be a simple task of riding a public jeep to Santo Rosario Street and drop off at the Plaza Delos Jimenez building where AMA Computer College is.
AMA graduates, especially in computer courses, are well sought of in this country. IT companies, call centers, banks, and other companies and institutions mostly seek well-trained students or graduates coming from AMA Computer College, including this branch in Angeles City.