Programme Description

The online Bachelor of Science in public administration prepares students for careers that transform government, nonprofit organizations, and policy at all levels. You will be empowered to create change in the public service sector through careers in all levels of government and nonprofit organizations. Deployment pending NUC accreditation.

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Students get to explore the challenges of management and leadership within public organizations and understand the processes associated with policy development. You’ll examine practical solutions to problems within the public sector and look at public administration, public service and policy from a professional standpoint. You will learn from our highly ranked faculty who are leading scholars of public administration as well as practitioners who teach from their vast experience.

With our B.Sc in public administration, you will be empowered to create change in the public service.

Download the B.Sc Public Administration Programme course structure here.

All candidates to be admitted into the B.Sc degree in Public Administration programme must possess

  • Five (5) O’level credits in Government/History, English Language, Maths, Economics, and any other two (2) credits in social science or Art subject in the SSCCE, WASC, NECO  at not more than two (2) sittings.
  • At UTME level, candidates must write Government/History, Maths, English language and any other social science or art subject.
  • Special admission (300 Level) requires advanced diploma in Public Admin or Higher Diploma in Local Government Studies.


The ‘A’ Level subject for Direct Entry candidates must include Government/History and Economics.



Per Course

  • Acceptance:
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦17,500 Per session

A Bachelors of Science degree in Public Administration provides the analytical and quantitative skills you need to thrive in business, government, and public policy. You’ll prepare for diverse and exciting opportunities, including any of the following careers.

  • Budget and fiscal management.
  • City/county management.
  • Corporate social responsibility.
  • Human resource management.
  • Law enforcement.
  • Management consulting.
  • Parks and recreation management
  • Public affairs and communications
  • Public interest law
  • Transportation management
  • Urban planning
  • Utilities management