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Public Administration - Faculty of Administration

This entire page attempts to cover the List of Schools that offer Public Administration under the Faculty of Administration in Nigeria.

We will also talk about;
- The subject combinations needed to study Public Administration
- JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements
- O'Level Subjects and Requirements
- Direct Entry Requirements
- and other information you require to successfully gain admission to study Public Administration.

You need to read the entire content of this page to get all the knowledge your require for this course.

NOTE: This course (Public Administration) is also available for study in other faculties. If you were not looking to study Public Administration under the Faculty of Administration, please click the appropriate faculty below to see their proper requirements;

Public Administration can be studied under the Administration in the following Nigerian Universities;

TAKE NOTE: There are other schools, where Public Administration can also be studied. Please note however that it would NOT be under the Faculty of Administration. Please click the appropriate faculty below to see their own requirements;

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements


In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Public Administration under the Faculty of Administration in the above Universities include;

Government, Economics and any other subject

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) ABU accepts History In lieu of Government.

(ii) EBSU requires Economics and any other Social Science subject.

(iii) OAU requires Mathematics, Economics, Government.

(iv) SALEM requires Government, Economics and any Social Science subject. 

(v) UNIZIK requires Mathematics, Economics and any other Arts or Social Science subject. Geography is not acceptable.

O'Level Requirements


The O'level subject combination and requirements needed to study Public Administration;

You require;

Five (5) SSCE credit passes to include English Language, 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) ABU does not accept a combination of Local Languages and Religious Studies.

(ii) BSU and UNN require at least a pass in Mathematics.

(iii) COOU, ESUTECH and UNIZIK require ‘O’ level credit passes to include Mathematics.

(iv) EBSU – Same as in Accountancy.

(v) NSUK accepts two 'A' level or IJMB passes chosen from Accounts, Business Management, Government and Statistics; NCE Government or ND Public Administration with merit/lower credit.

(vi) OAU requires English Language, Mathematics, Government, Economics, History and Geography.

(vii) UNN requires minimum entry requirements plus ‘O’ level credit passes in English Language, Government or History and Mathematics.

(viii) CARITAS requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include English Language, Economics, Government, History, Accounting, Business Management and a pass in Mathematics or Further Mathematics.

Direct Entry Requirements


These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Public Administration, if you don't intend to use UTME.

You require;

Two (2) ‘A’ level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, Geography and Statistics.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER) REMARKS:

(i) ABU accepts two (2) ‘A’ level/IJMB passes one (1) of which must include Government/History or Economics.

(ii) ADSU accepts HND /ND /NCE at Credit/merit level in appropriate programmes/subjects

(iii) COOU accepts NCE (Government) or ND lower credit in Public Administration.

(iv) EBSU accepts HND /ND /NCE pass at credit/merit level in relevant programmes/subjects in addition to the 'O' level requirement. ND must be at upper credit level.

(v) UNILORIN accepts ND upper credit in Public Administration or Local Government Studies and HND lower credit or Advanced Diploma in Public Administration from Accredited Tertiary Institutions in addition to meeting the UTME requirements.

(vi) NASARAWA accepts History In lieu of Government.

(vii) OAU accepts
a) Three (3) ‘A’ level passes plus the UTME requirements in Economics, Government or History and Geography.
b) ND upper credit pass in Public Administration, Business Administration, Statistics and Accountancy or University Diploma with merit in Public Administration or Local Government.

(viii) UDU accepts 
a) History/Social Studies or Sociology In lieu of Government.
b) ND lower credit in Public Administration.

(ix) UNIZIK does not accept Geography.

(x) UNN accepts Direct Entry candidates for a three (3)-year programme, they are required to possess one (1) of the following qualifications:
a) Two (2) ‘A' level passes or their equivalents in any of the following subjects; Government/History, Economics, Business Management, Accounting and Geography plus the UTME requirements.
b) HND lower credit from recognized institutions plus the UTME requirements.
c) Possession of Government is not a prerequisite for three (3)-year Direct Entry candidates.
d) ND or HND credit in Public Administration.

(xi) CARITAS accepts
a) two (2) 'A' level passes chosen from Economics, Accounting, Business Management, Government, History, Mathematics/Further Mathematics
b) ND in Public Administration, Political Science, Secretarial Studies (now Office Technological Management)
c) NCE merit in Government or its equivalent and UTME entry requirements.

 
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