SZGSDM Admissions Journey

STEP 1: Confirmation of Eligibility Requirements

  • Graduate of any bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institute of higher learning.
  • Has at least 3 years of strong professional experience, preferably at the supervisory or
    managerial level.
  • Experience in disaster risk and crisis management, preferable but not required.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English.


STEP 2: Complete your online application form


STEP 3: Submit your credentials

The documents listed below should be sent to

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Personal Data Sheet
  • Transcript of Records from College AND/OR Master’s (if applicable)
  • Diploma from College AND/OR Master’s (if applicable)
  • Passport ID page or any valid government-issued ID
  • Resilience Action Plan (RAP)


STEP 4: Initial Screening

  • Connect with our Recruitment Coordinators through email at or call us at +63929 509 0460


STEP 5: Take the AIM Admissions Test OR Submit your GMAT/GRE/NMAT by GMAC Scores.

The AIMAT is a multiple-choice exam.  It is time-bound and pacing in answering the questions must be managed by the examinee to maximize the allotted time. The AIMAT is a 2-hour timed test that covers 3 areas of importance:

  • Verbal proficiency in English: This will measure your understanding of the basic rules of English, such as grammar & usage and reading comprehension.
  • Critical Analysis: This will gauge your ability to evaluate an assumption, such as inference or argument, and draw conclusions on a given fact.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: This will assess your ability to work with numbers and solve problems.

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STEP 6: AIM Admissions Interview

  • Applicants of the program will undergo an interview with the program faculty.


STEP 7: Release of Application Results

  • After the interview, the Admissions Committee will convene and decide on the result of the admissions screening. Successful applicants will receive an email with the admissions offer attached.


STEP 8: Secure your seat 

The program has limited seats per cohort. To secure the applicants’ registration to the program, a Registration Fee of USD 1,000 is required. The registration fee will serve as applicants’ equity and will be deducted from the total Program Fee upon enrollment.

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STEP 9: Enrollment