South Mansfield College (SMC) was granted juridical personality by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 12, 2004. As a non-stock and non-profit corporation, it was authorized to establish, maintain, manage and operate a private institution of learning in pre-school, grade school, high school, vocational school, tertiary level and graduate level and such other courses as may be determined by its Board of Trustees. SMC was also authorized to conduct researches, investigation, studies and develop technology for the advancement of knowledge and development of people so as to create a positive contribution to society and to the world we live in.
SMC opened in June 2005 with the offering of four (4) year College Degree Program such as Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Information Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship and two year courses in Nursing Program (Ladderized) and Associate in Computer Technology.
During academic year 2007 – 2008, pre-school was opened. So were grade levels 1 and 2. The year thereafter, more grade levels were added and these were grades 3 and 4 and First year high school. That same year, Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management was opened with complete facilities and a mock-up hotel which students will certainly be proud of. To pave the way for young men and women to have more choices in their pursuit of college education, Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management was launched in 2009.
That same year the Grade 5 and Second Year High School were opened as well. Short term courses are also in the offering upon the accreditation by the Technical Skills and Development Authority (TESDA). These short – term courses shall provide opportunity for easy employability. Some of these courses are Commercial Cooking NC II, Baking and Pastry NC II and Computer Hardware Servicing NC II.
In 2010-2011 SMC graduated its first Grade 6 class and opened Third year High School and the following year, 2011 the first batch of High School graduated. With its air-conditioned classrooms, state-of-the-art computer laboratories, updated library collection, curricular offerings benchmarked against international standards, highly competent and dedicated faculty and a caring and nurturing educational environment, South Mansfield College will indeed become one of the most progressive educational institutions known for developing globally competitive graduates. South Mansfield College is proud to be supervised by Southville International School and Colleges and be a part of the Southville Global Education Network (SGEN). Construction for a new building started in 2013 to accommodate the growing school population.
This 2017, SMC gears up to become Bigger, Bolder, and Brighter as we continue to provide relevant, innovative, and technology-driven education!