Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Public Administration in Nigeria

  • Course Name: Master of Public Administration()
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Institutions Offering Master of Public Administration

  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    1. Graduates of the University of Nigeria or other recognized institutions with a minimum of Second Class Honours in Public Administration with not less than 3.00 GPA or its equivalent.
    2. Candidates with honors degree in political science who would have taken a minimum of 24 credit hours in Public Administration.
    3. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma in Public administration at credit level of the University of Nigeria, obtained, with effect from 1994/95 academic session or Upper Credit from other recognized institutions. Serving Senior Administrative/Managerial Staff of the Local and State Governments officially nominated for the programme must have a G.P.A. of at least 3.00 at PGD level of this University. Such a candidate must
    have served a minimum of five years.

    Course duration:
    (a) Full-time: A Minimum of three (3) Semesters and a maximum of six (6) Semesters
    (b) Part-time: A Minimum of six (6) semesters and a maximum of eight (8) semesters.

  • Benue State University Benue State University, Makurdi  
    Admission criteria:
    (a) a graduate of Benue State University; or
    (b) a graduate of any approved university; or
    (c) a graduate of Advanced Diploma in Personnel Management of Benue State University at Credit level and above. Such a person must have the basic entry qualification for entry into the undergraduate programme in the first place; or
    (d) a person holds a recognized qualification approved by the Senate of the University.
    -An applicant for the masters degree programme shall, normally,possess not lower than a Second Class Lower Division Honours degree to be eligible for admission. However, in exceptional cases, candidates with lower degree classifications may be considered under certain conditions as specified in the PostGraduate School Handbook.

    Course duration: 2 semesters
  • Lagos State University Lagos State University, Lagos  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) Five (5) Credits at ‘O’ Level including Mathematics and English Language at not more than two (2) sittings
    (b) Graduate from the Lagos State University or any other University recognized by the Senate of the Lagos State University with not less than Third (3rd) Class Degree
    (c) Holders of HND with a minimum of Upper credit plus three years post qualification work experience
    (d) Holders of HND at lower Credit must possess a Postgraduate Diploma in addition to six years work experience

    Course duration: Minimum of 4 semesters and maximum of 6 semesters.
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in five (5) relevant subjects including English Language, Mathematics and any other three subjects at not more than two sittings.
    (b) A Bachelor Degree with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division from a recognized University and not less than three (3) years cognate experience from public or private sector.
    (c) A Bachelor’s Degree with Third Class Division from a recognized University and not less than five (5) years cognate experience from public or private sector.
  • Edo State University Edo State University, Uzairue  
    Course entry requirements:
    -A Minimum of Second Class Honors (Lower Division) degree from a recognized University.

    -Candidates with relevant Postgraduate Diploma at credit level

    -Any relevant professional qualification adjudged to be equivalent to the above
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
    Areas of specialization:
    i.) Human Resources Management
    ii.) Project Management
    iii.) Local Government Administration
    iv.) Public Policy Analysis and Methods
  • Yobe State University Yobe State University, Damaturu  
    Professional Masters in Public Administration (MPA)
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Part Time
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina Umaru Musa Yar'adua University Katsina, Katsina  
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  
  • Gombe State University Gombe State University, Gombe  
  • Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife  
  • Nigerian Defence Academy Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna  
  • Federal University Otuoke Federal University Otuoke, Yenagoa  
  • Paul University Paul University, Awka  
  • Veritas University Veritas University, Bwari  
  • Covenant University Covenant University, Ota  
  • National Open University of Nigeria National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos  

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