Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Statistics in Nigeria

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

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Statistics

  • Bowen University Bowen University, Iwo  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) All candidates are required to possess a Bachelor’s degree obtained from a University approved by Senate and with a grade not less than Second Class Lower Division.
    (ii) A candidate with less than Second Class Lower Division plus a Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum of Upper Credit in a relevant field from a recognized University.
    (iii) In addition to (i) and (ii) above, candidates must satisfy the Ordinary Level requirement of five (5 subjects which must include English Language, Mathematics and any other three (3) subject as may be specified for the programme of choice.

    Candidates in regular employment or employed at Bowen must indicate such and must submit with their applications, formal letter of release to Postgraduate College.

    Applicants who are not graduates of Bowen University must request their former Universities or institutions to forward directly to the College Administrator, College of Postgraduate Studies, Bowen University their academic transcripts as applicable.
  • Redeemer's University Redeemer's University, Ede  
    Admission Requirements:
    Candidates must satisfy the general regulations governing postgraduate studies at the Redeemers University. In addition, the following departmental requirements should be met:

    M.Sc Programme

    (i) Candidates must have at least five (5) credit passes at O’ Level including English language and mathematics.

    (ii) A candidate with at least a second class (Upper Division) B.Sc degree in Statistics of the Redeemer’s University or of any other recognized University is eligible for admission.

    (iii) A candidate with a second class (Lower Division) B.Sc. degree in Statistics of the Redeemer’s University or of any other recognized University may be considered for admission on his own merit.

    (iv) Applications for admission into the Master’s degree programme of the department must be supported by three confidential referee reports confirming that the candidate possesses adequate intellectual capacity, maturity and potentials for effective decision making and problem solving.
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka  
    Course entry requirements:
    (a) All candidates must have five credit passes including English Language, Mathematics or Additional Mathematics, Physics and any other two relevant Science subject at O’ Level.
    (b) Candidates with Bachelor’s degrees in Statistics from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division with a CGPA of 2.5/5.0 for an academic programme.
    (c) Candidates with at least a third class degree or HND in Mathematics or Statistics and university PGD with CGPA of 2.5/5.0 in Statistics may be considered for admission into academic Master’s degree programme.

    Course duration:
    Full-time: A minimum of 3 semesters and a maximum of 5 semesters.
    Part-time: A minimum of 5 semesters and a maximum of 8 semesters.
  • Ebonyi State University Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki  
    Course entry requirements:
    Applicants MUST possess EITHER:
    (a) A good second class honours degree (B.Sc) of Ebonyi State University with C.G.P.A of at least 3.00 on a 5-point scale or its equivalent on a 4-point scale. Candidates from other universities recognized by the Senate, and who have the above stipulated requirements are eligible to apply. OR
    (b) A Bachelor's degree from a recognized university PLUS a PGD in the relevant area. OR
    (c) Any other qualification as may be approved by the Senate of Ebonyi State University.

    Course duration:
    (i) Full time:
    Minimum: 18 months
    Maximum: 36 months

    (ii) Part time:
    Minimum: 24 months
    Maximum: 36 months
  • Akwa Ibom State University Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot  
    Specialization options: Sample Survey Theory and Methods, Design and Analysis of Experiments/Optimal Designs of Experiments, Multivariate Analysis, Non-Parametric Statistics, Time Series and Operations Research.

    Course entry requirements:
    (a) SSC or its equivalent with credit passes in at least 5 subjects including English Language, Mathematics and other relevant Science subjects at not more than two sittings.
    (b) B.Sc. Degree in Statistics with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
    (c) Candidates who possess Third Class at the Bachelor’s Level or HND at Upper Credit Level and PGD in Statistics with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 on a 5-point scale or Merit may be considered for admission.
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka  
    Areas of specialization:
    i.)Mathematics Statistics
    ii.) Design of Experiments
    iii.) Time Series
    iv.) Probability
    v.) Regression
    vi.) Multivariate Analysis
    vii.) Biometrics
  • University of Ilorin University of Ilorin, Ilorin  
    -Experimental Design
    -Statistical Quality Control
    -Sample Survey and Demography
    -Multivariate Analysis
    -Econometrics and Mathematical Statistics
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) First degree from any recognized University with at least a Second Class Degree in a related field
    (ii) Postgraduate Diploma in a related field of study
  • Federal University of Agriculture Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  
    Course duration:
    Full Time - 4 Semesters Minimum and Maximum of 8 Semesters
    Part Time - 8 Semesters Minimum and Maximum of 12 Semesters
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University Olabisi Onabanjo University, Iwoye  
    Mode of study: Full Time and Part Time
  • Al-Hikmah University Al-Hikmah University, Adewole  
  • Taraba State University Taraba State University, Jalingo  
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Ihiala  
  • Ekiti State University Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti  
  • Federal University of Technology Owerri Federal University of Technology Owerri, Owerri  
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi  
  • University of Calabar University of Calabar, Calabar  
  • Usmanu Danfodiyo University Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto  
  • Nasarawa State University Nasarawa State University, Keffi  

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