Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Accounting in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Accounting(Accounting)
  • Major Subject: Accounting
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Accounting

  • Babcock University Babcock University, Ilishan Remo  
    Admission criteria:
    Applicants must:

    i. Possess a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of Second Class (Lower) Division in Accounting of Babcock University or any other approved University.

    ii. Candidates with at least Second Class (Lower) Division in a related discipline of Babcock University or any other approved University may be offered admission provided they possess in addition, a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting.

    iii. Candidates must have met the requirements for admission into the Bachelor degree programme by obtaining Five (5) credits at not more than two sittings in English Language, Mathematics and Economics and any other two subjects at SSCE, GCE, NECO or their equivalence. A pass in Economics may be considered provided the candidate has a credit pass in either Accounting or Commerce.

    Course duration:
    -Regular Semester Module: minimum of three (3) semesters and maximum of five (5) semesters.
    -Elongated Semester Module: minimum of four (4) semesters and maximum of six (6) semesters.
  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Course entry requirements:
    -B.Sc (Hons) degree in Accounting, Finance or Banking and Finance from Benue State University or any other recognized university with a minimum of second class lower division; preference shall however be given to those candidates that have a second class upper division, and above, in Accounting or Finance.
    -B.Sc (Hons) degree in Business Management, Economics or Marketing with at least a second class lower division and have obtained a
    Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) at a credit level from the Benue State University.
    -Relevant professional qualifications such as ACCA, ACA, CNA,CPA, AIB and in addition also hold the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from Benue State University at a credit level.

    Course duration:
    Minimum: 3 semesters
    Maximum: 5 semesters
  • Bells University of Technology Bells University of Technology, Ota  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must satisfy the O’ Level requirements for matriculation into first degree programmes of the University i.e. Five (5) Credit passes at not more than two sittings including English Language and Mathematics.

    -Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from Bells University of Technology, or any other approved University, with a minimum of Second Class lower division in relevant fields.

    -Candidates with a Third class degree (in relevant fields) and University Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) degree (in relevant fields) from a recognized Institution with not less than Upper credit may be considered.
  • Ajayi Crowther University Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo  
    Entry requirements:
    (a) Five (5) O’Level credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.


    (b) Bachelor’s degree of Ajayi Crowther University or of other recognized Universities, with not less than a Second Class Lower Division.


    (c) Postgraduate Diploma recognized by the Senate of Ajayi Crowther University in relevant areas may also be considered.


    (d) Holders of HND with at least Upper Credit. Holders of professional qualifications i.e ACA, CIBN, ACIS, ACCA are eligible for admission.

    Duration:4 years
  • Afe Babalola University Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Five Credit Passes including English, Mathematics and three others relevant subjects at 'O' Level.
    -A minimum of Second-Class Lower Division in a relevant discipline of universities approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
    -University Degree in Third Class or HND plus a university PGD with Credit Level Pass.

    Specialization options:
    -Financial Accounting
    -Forensic Accounting
    -Management Accounting
    -Environmental Accounting
    -International Accounting
    -Oil and Gas Accounting
  • Achievers University Achievers University, Owo  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Candidates must have a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Division degree of Achievers University, Owo or any other recognized university in the proposed programme of study. Candidates with a 3rd Class Bachelor’s degree or HND (minimum of Lower Credit) must have, in addition, a Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) with a minimum CGPA of 3.50 maximum CGPA to qualify for admission.
  • Nile University of Nigeria Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Degree in relevant area from a recognized university with a minimum of Second-Class Lower Division may be admitted provided the university’s matriculation requirements are satisfied;
    -A postgraduate diploma at Upper Credit Level in relevant area from a recognized university.

    Course duration: 2 years
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
  • Salem University Salem University, Lokoja  
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Oduduwa University Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu  

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