Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Customs Administration (BSCA) is a four-year college degree course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in custom brokerage or in the field of transportation and supply chain management. The program is designed to produce customs brokers, freight forwarders, logistics managers, export-import managers and government customs officers and employees.

Customs Administration or Brokerage is a profession. A graduate of BS in Customs Administration who passed the Custom Brokers Licensure Examination is called a Customs Broker. Customs Brokers may be employed by or affiliated with freight forwarders, private businesses, shipping lines, importers, exporters, trade authorities, and customs brokerage firms. Among their responsibilities are preparation and filing of requisite documents, computation, declaration and payment of duties, taxes and other accrued charges for proper clearance and valuation of imported goods.

Curriculum Road Map


Why Study Customs Administration
in Perpetual Help?

In the pursuit of the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA into excellence in academics, technological competence, quality academic and industry- based researches and relevant community- based activities and to emerge as a premier global research university in the Philippines, the College of Business Administration and Accountancy offers business programs that introduces students to emerging global orientation and innovative practices in Accountancy, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship and Custom Administration.

The Customs Administration curriculum provides students with the theoretical education and initial trainings on the practical application of the tariff and customs laws, policies and guidelines that are being implemented by the different government agencies that are involved in the import and export industries. Students will also learn various laws, regulations and procedures and its implication to taxation. The business oriented syllabus includes classroom activities and on-the-job training with customs brokerage companies or with the Bureau of Customs.

Career Opportunities

  • Jobs for licensed Customs Brokers (Board Exam Passers)
    • Entry Level Jobs
      • Custom Declarant
      • Customs Representative
      • Freight Forwarder
      • Customs Processor
      • Air/Sea Cargo Handling Documentation Clerk
      • Bureau of Customs Employee
      • Financial Institutions Staff
    • Mid-Level Positions
      • Warehouse Managers
      • Transport Planners
      • Export Office Administrator
      • Distribution Managers
      • College Instructor
    • Advance Positions
      • Owner/Incorporator of Forwarding Company or Customs Brokerage
      • Customs Official
      • Senior Freight Forwarder
      • Senior Logistics and Distribution Managers
      • College Department Head
  • Jobs for Non Board Passers
      • Shipping Clerk
      • Logistics Officer
      • Procurement Assistant