JMCFI Allied Health Programs receive government recognition

The Regional Office XI of the Commission on Higher Education has released its Government Recognition for Jose Maria College Foundation, Inc.’s Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology and Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology on July 27, 2023.

The recognition was signed by Director Maricar Casquejo, Ph.D., CESO III.

I am thrilled to share the wonderful news that the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has officially granted recognition to the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) and Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology (BSRT) programs at Jose Maria College Foundation, Inc. This recognition is a testament to the college’s unwavering commitment to academic excellence and its relentless pursuit of providing top-tier education in the fields of Medical Laboratory Science and Radiologic Technology. This also opens a myriad of new opportunities for the students who intent to choose allied health courses as they venture into their professional careers. Moreover, I offer my heartfelt congratulations on this well-deserved recognition to the Program Heads of MLS Program – Ma’am Queen Jane Bacon and RT Program Head – Sir Real Acabado, faculty, staff, and students of Jose Maria College Foundation, Inc. for this remarkable achievement. To the Founding President – Rev. Dr. Ptr. Apollo C. Quiboloy, School President – Dr. Felix C. Chavez Jr., School Administrator – Ma’am Rose Dimagnaong, VP for Academic Affairs – Dr. Melchor Q. Bombeo, Associate VP for Undergraduate Programs – Dr. Joan Mae Espinosa, Associate VP for Health Education – Dr. Raymond Libongcogon and Support Heads, thank you for your undying support and guidance. It is through your indomitable pursuit of knowledge and dedication that such recognition has been earned. As we move forward, I am confident that the college will continue to thrive and will produce highly skilled professionals who will play pivotal roles in advancing the realms of healthcare and technology in our nation. May this achievement further ignite the college’s spirit of innovation and academic distinction“, Francisco J. Sedillo Jr., RRT, MSRT, RSO, the Dean of College of Allied Health Sciences Education expressed.

Meanwhile, the program deans also shared their joy of this milestone.

Government recognition surely is a milestone for our institution. It creates an impression for the students that are currently pursuing or planning to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Radiologic Technology at JMCFI to be proud and confident about the program. It validates the quality and standards of the program, making it more attractive to students and enhancing the reputation of the institution. With this Milestone, JMCFI – Radiologic Technology would likely gain prominence in the job market, which may lead to better job prospects and opportunities for career advancement. The government recognition of the Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology is likely to be seen as a positive step forward, benefiting students, the healthcare sector, and the public at large“, Sir Real Acabado stated.

I couldn’t be prouder for the concerted efforts and admirable determination that the entire JMCFI especially the Medical Technology Program have all put into this undertaking. Upon entering this institution last year as the new Program Head, the ultimate mission was crystal clear, to get that Government Recognition! As we untiringly labored towards the complete overhauling of the program, we had the students in our minds and hearts. We know what we came here for. It is our responsibility as an academic institution to ensure that our promise of offering assured, consistent, and quality Medical Technology Education will not only remain a promise. We need to earn the trust of our internal and external clients. We need to perform and deliver. After all, this government recognition should be the triumph for the Medical Technology students. Furthermore, this breakthrough provides motivation to pursue ambitious goals for the Program in the future while remaining steadfast with our current scholastic structure,” Ma’am Queen Jane Bacon articulated.

JMCFI has been looking forward to this recognition as it t is crucial for courses to go through the CHED recognition process to uphold the quality and integrity of higher education in the Philippines.


  • Lord Vincent Van Mendoza

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