The ETEEAP aims to achieve the following objectives to ensure the fulfilment of the intent and substance in accordance with the permanent provisions of Republic Act No. 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994,” and with Executive Order No. 330 entitled “Adopting the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program as an Integral Part of the Educational System and Designating the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as the Authority Responsible for its Implementation, and by virtue of Commission en banc (CEB) Resolution No. 556-2013, and the CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 08, series of 2009” entitled “Revised Policies and Guidelines on the Implementation of the Expanded Tertiary Education Equivalency and Accreditation Program (ETEEAP) Pursuant to Executive Order 330:”
To develop fully the system of equivalency and accreditation in higher education as a bridging mechanism for the flexible entry and exchange among the formal, non-formal and informal systems.
To establish a mechanism for assessment and accreditation of prior formal, non-formal and informal learning of individuals toward the granting of certificates and awards in higher education; and
To establish guidelines for the award of undergraduate academic degrees to deserving individuals.