Department of Public Administration



Every society or organization needs administrators who will effectively manage its policies and businesses. In this programme, you will explore the challenges of management and leadership within public organizations and understand the processes associated with policy development. You will acquire the skills required to manage and serve the interests of the general public and assist the government in strategizing and democratizing public policies in a better way. You will also acquire critical thinking and administrative skills required to thrive in administrative careers both in governmental and non-profit organizations. The programme is designed to produce administrators and managers with an understanding of modern organizations, a sensitivity to political realities, a grasp of management methods, and a knowledge of the analytical tools needed to illuminate substantive issues.

Entry Requirements

  • Candidates must have at least 5 O’level credits, including English, in no more than 2 sittings.

  • O’Level subjects: English, Mathematics, Economics, Government, and any other subject

  • UTME subjects: English, Economics Government, and Mathematics.

Career Prospects

Upon graduating, you may choose to become a Management consultant, Public policy analyst, Public affairs consultant, Urban planner, Politician, Government administrator, Human resource specialist, Foreign correspondent, Executive Assistant, Immigration officer, City manager, International development worker, Fundraising manager, etc.