For more than a year of operation since school year 2010, the two-storey constructed SSC-R, MANILA ETEEAP Center continuously provides a venue for the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) applicants and candidates to enroll in the different programs offered. Through ETEEAP, industry practitioners (non-college degree holders) of at least five (5) years of work experience can achieve the long coveted college degree in a short period of time.
Upon the approval of the San Sebastian College-Recoletos, Manila School Board the Center is established in accordance with RA 7722 and pursuant to CHED Memo No. 330 to offer programs via ETEEAP. The Center caters to the educational needs of qualified individuals for the degrees such as: Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Legal Management; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majors in Business Management, Financial Management, Marketing Management, and Human Resource Development Management; Bachelor of Science in Computer Science; Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management; Bachelor of Science in Tourism; Bachelor of Science in Psychology; and Bachelor of Arts major in Mass Communication and Political Science. The ETEEAP Center as being managed by the Director and Registration & Records Management Staff is under the Vice-President for Academic Affairs.
Candidates to the Program undergo a comprehensive assessment tests, personal and panel interviews and skills demonstration. The ETEEAP panel of assessors, convinced of the knowledge, skills and prior learning obtained from non-formal and informal education experiences give equivalent credits, award certificates and confer the appropriate College degree to the candidates.