College of Social and Management Science

Programme Name B.Sc. Public Administration
Programme Duration 4 years for UTME students, 3 years for Direct Entry students, 2 years for HND students with Distinction or Upper Credit.
Scholarship Unavailable presently

The B.Sc. in Public Administration of Achievers University is a well-blended degree programme approved by the National Universities Commission (NUC). It is an engaging, challenging, and adequately intellectually and innovatively packaged programme designed to launch our graduates very easily into wide employment potentials. These include employment in Federal, State and Local Government levels in Nigeria and other countries as well and in their agencies such as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Universities, State-owned enterprises (SOEs), and other public outfits.

Being a cognate discipline in many aspects of life, the Achievers University Public Administration degree programme equally promises employment opportunities to our graduates in many private sector organizations as well, while trusting in the unwavering help of divine providence. Our Public Administration programme also prepares and equips our graduates with positive personal survival strategies in a harsh social and economic environment.

In order to actualize the above objective, the B.Sc. Public Administration programme of Achievers University is based on core courses approved by the NUC and some innovative courses which are meant to enhance global best practices and hence produce government and industry competent administration graduates. Consequently, our Public Administration degree programme offers such innovative courses which are interdisciplinary as computer knowledge, e-governance/e-administration, administration in international organizations,democratic studies, internship in organizations, and e-learning – all offered through modules. In addition, our students are allowed to take some courses of their choice from two relevant Departments such as Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Mass Communication, Sociology and Criminology in the University.

Fee Structure

Level fees N400,000 acceptance fee of N25,000


Our Students in the B.Sc. Public Administration programme are exposed to practical training and experience in public and private sector organizations as interns. They are thus offered the unique opportunity to engage in on-the-job training and gain practical and firsthand experience in government and private organization business/operations and their dynamics.

We have highly qualified, competent, experienced student-friendly lecturers for the programme. Some of the full-time lecturers are:

  • Prof. J.E. Imhanlahimi,
  • Dr. S.A.R. Ajiteru,
  • Dr. T. Oladimeji,
  • Dr. B.O. Daudu, and
  • Mr. O.O. Oyewole.
Some associate lecturers in the programme are:
  • Prof. L.O. Adetula,
  • Dr. A.O. Aworinde,
  • Dr. J.O. Fayeye, and
  • Dr. T. S. Adenegan.
Following the spirit of cordial gown and town relationship, Achievers University has awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa) in Public Administration to two distinguished Nigerians.