Programme Description

The NUC Accredited 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.

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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.

Minimum number of courses per semester: 5

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Non-Direct Entry

  • Any 5 O’Level credits in no more than 2 sittings

Direct Entry

  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have 2 A’Level passes in Government/History and Economics at the IJMB Examination or Cambridge Moderated Schools or Basic Studies Terminal Examination.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have another BSc irrespective of the course of study and grade.
  • Satisfy the O’Level requirements and have a professional certification such as ICAN, ACA, NIM etc.
  • All NCE Candidates will be admitted into 200 Level
  • All OND Candidates will be admitted into 200 Level
  • All HND Candidates will be admitted into 300 Level



Per Course

  • Prerequisite
    Not Applicable
  • Acceptance:
  • Examination Fee:
    ₦10,000 Per semester
  • Miscellaneous:
    ₦8,500 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