The DAP Academic Council recently approved the graduate school’s proposal to publish a Journal in Public and Development Management. The maiden issue is set to be released within 2018. The Council also gave the green light for the Master in Public Management with specialization in Culture, Arts and Development (MPM-CAD). The MPM-CAD is in partnership with the culture and the arts sector. Also given the go signal is the MPM-Health Systems Development with specialization in Hospital Administration, a program funded by the Department of Health (DOH).