Colleges and Universities Offering Bachelor of Science in Public Administration in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Bachelor of Science in Public Administration(Public Administration)
  • Major Subject: Public Administration
  • Course Category: Degree Courses

Institutions Offering Bachelor of Science in Public Administration

  • Obong University Obong University, Obong Ntak  
    Admission requirements:
    Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)

    Admission into Obong University shall be through Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) or Direct Entry. In addition to attaining the general required standard in UTME, candidates must satisfy the general university requirements as well as the specific School/Faculty and Programmes requirements. All admissions shall be through JAMB.
    Candidates must possess at least five (5) credit passes in relevant subjects (Government or History, Mathematics Economics, Geography) including English Language, at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than 2 sittings.
    Candidates with Teachers Grade II (TC II) with passes at credit or merit levels in conjunction with credit passes in relevant subjects at GCE, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents may be considered. No subject may be counted at both TC II and GCE O/L
    Candidates who wish to change their first choice to Obong University are required to:
    i). Apply for change of Institution through JAMB and

    ii). Obtain Obong University Application Form

    (v) All candidates will be required to go through the Obong University’s Screening Exercise.

    Direct Entry

    Candidates for Direct Entry admission must possess any of the following qualifications:

    Two (2) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB, JUPEB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in three (3) other subjects, including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings
    Three (3) passes at GCE A/L, HSC, IJMB, JUPEB or approved equivalents in relevant subjects and at least credit passes in two (2) other subjects including English Language at GCE (O/L), WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.
    Two (2) passes at merit level or above in two (2) recognized NCE, OND, HND subjects or approved equivalents and at least 3 credit passes in other subjects including English Language at GCE O/L, WASCE, SSCE, NECO or approved equivalents at not more than two sittings.
    Two “A” level passes including Government or History, Mathematics, Economics, Geography
    Diploma in Public Administration and Political Science, Administration Management, Public/ Local Government Administration, Social Work, Community Development, Industrial and Labour Relations
  • Kwararafa University Kwararafa University, Wukari  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Admissions through the UTME
    For admission to 100 level, candidates must possess five (5) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings; and obtain a score of 140 and above in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

    -University shall insist on possession of credit passes in English Language and Mathematics for all categories of students.
    -The University shall also conduct post JAMB screening to ensure that only the best students are admitted. In addition to the general admission requirements stated above, a candidate must meet specific departmental requirements

    (ii) Admission through Direct Entry mode
    -For admission to 200 level, candidates must possess five (5) passes at credit level (including English Language) at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
    -In addition to the above, candidates should have at least two advanced level passes in the General Certificate of Education examination in relevant subjects, or
    -Ordinary National Diploma with credit level or Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE) with Credit level.
    -Passes in two IJMB/JUPEB courses out of the three

    Admissions into 300 level
    Candidates with HND, or third class degree can apply for admission into 300 level.

    Kwararafa University also offers the Interim Joint Matriculations Board (IJMB)programme. It is a nationally recognized one year programme which offers successful candidates the opportunity of gaining Direct entry (200 level) admission into any of the Universities

    (iii) The entry requirements for IJMB
    For admission to IJMB, a candidates must possess four(4) credit passes at Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), GCE, NECO or equivalent in relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.

    The subjects offered at IJMB include: Lit. in English, History, CRK, Government, Economics, Business Studies, Accounting, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Agricultural Science, among others.

    A combination of any 3 subjects grants admission to study for degrees in:
    -The Natural Sciences
    -Health Sciences
    -Agricultural Science
    -Social and Management Sciences
  • Glorious Vision University Glorious Vision University, Ogwa  
    Admission requirements:
    For admission into 100 level, candidates must possess credit level passes in five subjects at the SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB or equivalent, obtained in not more than two sittings. The subjects passed must include English Language and Mathematics for the Sciences & Management Sciences programmes and English Language for the Humanities Programmes Candidates awaiting SSCE/GCE O'Level/NECO/NABTEB results may also apply provided the result would be available at the time of Matriculation.

    (B) Direct Entry into 200-Level:
    Candidates for admission into 200-level must have, in addition to requirement for admission into 100-level, passed G.C.E(A/L) in 2 relevant subjects or passed NCE, OND, HND or equivalent at not less than lower credit level.

    100 Level Candidates are required to sit for the 2017/2018 UTME of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and attain the prescribed cut-off marks. This is a statutory requirement for admission into Samuel Adegboyega University. Applicants are to ensure that their UTME subject combinations qualify them for their chosen programmes. Direct Entry candidates must obtain the JAMB Direct Entry Forms. Candidates, who did not choose Samuel Adegboyega University initially in their 2017 UTME but are interested, are also eligible to apply for admission and participate in the admission screening exercise of the University.
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
    Admission criteria:
    (i) UTME Admission
    Candidates seeking admission through the UTME must possess 5 credits at Ordinary Level in
    English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, Economics or Commerce and any
    other social sciences or art subjects in Senior Secondary Examination Certificate (SSCE) or
    National Examination Council (NECO), National Business and Technical Education Board
    (NABTEB) or its’ equivalent at a maximum of two (2) sittings. Such candidate must satisfy
    the University cut-off point at the UTME examination.

    (ii) Direct Entry Admission.
    Candidates for direct entry must:
    (a) Satisfy the above ‘O’ level requirements
    (b) Obtain at least upper credit pass in National Diploma in relevant fields.
    (c) National Certificate of Education (NCE) with upper credit passes in relevant fields.
    (d) G. C. E. Advance Level Pass in which must include Government or History.
    iii. Inter - University Transfers
    Intra-Departmental and intra-college transfers are permissible only in 100 and 200 levels of study if the student has satisfied the entry requirements of the receiving programme.
    However, request for intra-Departmental or intra-college transfer should be made through the
    University Registrar and if approved, effected at the beginning of the academic session.

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Madonna University Madonna University, Okija  
    Admission requirements:
    To earn a degree in public administration, all compulsory courses must be taken, and passed. All courses taught during each semester shall be examined at the end of that semester. Candidates will be credited with the number of courses units assigned to the course, which they have taken. The total number of units taken with the number of courses shall also be recorded for the purpose of computing the cumulative grade point average (CGPA). The continuous assessment has 30 percent of the marks for any course taught. Classes of degree are to be awarded depending on the CGPA obtained.

    Even when a student repeats the same course once or more before passing it, grades scored at each, and all attempts shall be included in the computation on the CGPA. Grades obtained in all the registered courses whether compulsory or optional, whether passed or failed must be included in the computation. The minimum number of the credit units required for the award of a degree is 130 units. This must be satisfied by a student before a degree is awarded.
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Minna  
    Minimum entry requirement:
    I) Candidates for admission in to Public Administration four-year degree programme of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University should possess a Senior Secondary School Certificate or General Certificate of Education or their equivalents, with at least five credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three other subjects with must include either Government or History. In addition, candidates must have acceptable passes as determined by Senate or the admission Committee from time to time) in the University Matriculation Examination (UME) or the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

    II) Candidates for Direct Entry Admission should posses Credit passes in the General Certificate of Education or its equivalent, two of which shall be at the advanced level, or four credit passes, three of which, Shall be at advanced level, provided that such passes are not counted at both levels of the examination. The subject passed at the “A” level must include Government or History.
  • Gombe State University Gombe State University, Gombe  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants should possess a WAEC or National Examination Council Examination (NECO) Certificate, with at least five (5) credit passes in English language, Mathematics, Government or History, Economics or Commerce and any other relevant subjects from Arts and Social Sciences.Candidates for (Direct Entry) in Part Time Programme: those who join the programme at 200 level must in addition to the above have two A/level passes in Government/History or both Economics and Commerce. The subjects passed must include two social science subjects or at least one social science subject. Candidates with any other qualification(s) as may be prescribed or determined by the University as the case may be.

    Course duration:
    -4 years-full time
    -5 years-part time
  • Crawford University Crawford University, Igbesa  
    Course entry requirements:
    Five (5) O’ Level Credit passes including:-
    -English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any other two from Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Government, CRK, Geography and Statistics obtained from WAEC, NECO, GCE and NABTEB.

    Direct Entry:
    -At least two A’ level passes (not less than grade ‘C’) including Economics and at least one of Mathematics, Business Management, Accounting, Statistics, Geography and Government obtained from WAEC, GCE, IJMB, JUPEB and NABTEB.

    Crawford University will also accept:-
    -ND and HND with minimum of Lower Credit Pass

    Course duration: 4 years
  • Oduduwa University Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  
    Admission Requirements:
    The minimum entry requirement for undergraduate programmes at Oduduwa University is credit level passes in 5 subjects at the O’Level examinations. The subjects must include English Language, Mathematics and one relevant subject obtained at not more than two sittings. There are other requirements peculiar to some certain colleges and departments.
    Prospective students must attain the UTME cut off mark.
    2 or 3 A' Level Credit Passes are required.

    OND, HND, NCE or other Certificates from a recognised institution are accepted for Direct Entry.

    Duration :UME 4 years
  • Lead City University Lead City University, Ibadan  
    Admission Requirements (JAMB/Direct Entry):
    The minimum entry requirement for admission into Lead Ciity University is GCE O/L, SSCE/NABTEB/ NECO or equivalent credit level pass in five(5) subjects, including English Language, and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings. Those with additional (Direct Entry) qualification such as University Diploma, NCE, IJMB, OND, GCE 'A' Level or equivalent professional qualification etc are to proceed from part II. However, candidates awaiting result may apply provided evidence of results would be available before resumption.
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
    Entry requirements:
    1.Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, Mathematics, Economics and Government. For NBC holders, the other relevant subjects could be from any of the following: Accounting, Principles of Accounts, Commerce, Office Practice and Secretarial Duties
    2.Two ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business management, Government, Geography and Statistics plus UTME requirements.
  •  Fountain Unversity, Osun  
    Duration:4 years

    Admission requirements:
    5 O’ Level credit pass in relevant subjects.

    *UTME Admission programme:

    5 O’level credits pass in relevant subjects with good score in JAMB UTME.

    *Direct (D.E):

    A’Level result (Cambridge, IJMB, JUPEB, ND, NCE or its equivalent) with evidence of JAMB D/E Application.
  • Novena University Novena University, Ogume  
    Admission requirements:
    Five credit passes at SSCE (or its equivalent) including English, Economics and Mathematics
    Two A’ level passes in Mathematics, Economics or Government and any other relevant subjects.
    UME subjects are: English, Mathematics, Economics and one other subject
  • Bauchi State University Bauchi State University, Gadau  
    Admission requirements:
    Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with at least Merit in two core/Teaching subjects, GCE ‘A’ Level, OND/HND in relevant areas with at least Lower Credit or Academic Diploma from recognized Universities are required in addition to (A) above.
  • Adamawa State University Adamawa State University, Mubi  
    Duration:4 years
  • Hezekiah University Hezekiah University, Umudi  
  • Tansian University Tansian University, Umunya  
  • Southwestern University Nigeria Southwestern University Nigeria, Okun-Owa  
  • Clifford University Clifford University, Ihie  
  • University of Africa, Toru-Orua University of Africa, Toru-Orua, Sagbama  
  • Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife  
  • Western Delta University Western Delta University, Oghara  
  • Foreign Links College of Education Foreign Links College of Education, Osun  
  • Unicaribbean Business School Unicaribbean Business School, Ikorodu  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
  • Salem University Salem University, Lokoja  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Federal University of Dutse Federal University of Dutse, Dutse  
  • Michael and Cecilia Ibru University Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha Otor  
  • Mountain Top University Mountain Top University, Makogi Oba  
  • Coal City University Coal City University, Enugu  
  • First African Distance Learning University First African Distance Learning University, Enugu  
  • Federal University Gusau Federal University Gusau, Gusau  
  • Mewar International University Mewar International University, Masaka  
  • Delta State University of Science and Technology Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro  
  • Yobe State University Yobe State University, Damaturu  
  • Mater Dei Polytechnic Mater Dei Polytechnic, Ugwuoba  
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • American University of Nigeria American University of Nigeria, Yola  
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
  • Yaba College of Technology Yaba College of Technology, Yaba  
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
  • University of Abuja University of Abuja, Abuja  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  
  • Kwara State University Kwara State University, Malete  
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu  
  • Adekunle Ajasin University Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko  
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
  • University of Benin University of Benin, Benin City  
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  

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