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The philosophy of the programme spans from that of the University which states that all knowledge originates from God and is for the service of humanity, hence should be disseminated to all individuals without hindrance. In line with the above, the Department provides a holistic training which enables students to perform justly, skilfully and professionally in the economy.

Our Programmes

B.Sc. Public Administration

The Department of Public Administration is poised to produce graduates with sound judgment, knowledgeableand with proficiency in the application of both theoretical and practical skills of administration; and to provide the nation with quality and adaptable manpower with dynamic ability to interpret and implement broad policies both in the public sector and other industrial set-ups. Therefore, the traditional role of the programme is to impact on students the knowledge and skills to be self-reliant and resourceful to themselves and Nigeria at large.

The specific objectives the programme are as follows;
  • To expose undergraduates to the literary foundations and recent developments in the field of Public Administration and Management so as to prepare them for future managerial positions and higher degree programmes.
  • To equip students with modern techniques for the practice of Public Administration and Management.
  • To equip undergraduates with analytical skills needed for reorganizing, defining and solving problems as well as training in decision making.
  • To equip students with administration/management tools for self-employment;
  • o provide a forum for a better appreciation of the developmental problems of the Nigerian State.

Department Contact Info

Faculty of Management Sciences

Block B
Veritas University, Abuja


Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Our Mission
Admission Requirement
Departmental Staff

The mission of The Veritas University Abuja is to provide students with an integral and holistic formation that combines academic and professional training with physical, moral, spiritual, social and cultural formation in line with the social teachings of the church. Specifically, the mission of the Department is to effectively structure the discipline to professionally equip her students with relevant skills needed to administer government and the society at large, thereby enhancing the political, socio- economic and moral development of the country.

Admission Requirement


Candidates seeking admission through the UTME must possess 5 credits at Ordinary Level in English Language, Mathematics, Government or History, Economics or Commerce and any other social sciences or art subjects in Senior Secondary Examination Certificate (SSCE) or National Examination Council (NECO), National Business and Technical Education Board (NABTEB) or its equivalent at a maximum of two (2) sittings. Such candidate must satisfy the University cut-off point at the UTME examination.

Direct Entry

Candidates for direct entry must:

  • Satisfy the above O level requirements
  • Obtain at least upper credit pass in National Diploma in relevant fields.
  • National Certificate of Education (NCE) with upper credit passes in relevant fields.
  • G. C. E. Advance Level Pass in which must include Government or History.

Furthermore, the University reserves the right to screen Direct Entry candidates before admission

Inter-University Transfer

Intra-Departmental and intra-college transfers are permissible only in 100 and 200 levels of study if the student has satisfied the entry requirements of the receiving programme. However, request for intra-Departmental or intra-college transfer should be made through the University Registrar and if approved, effected at the beginning of the academic session.

Shimawua Dominic Associate Professor View Profile
Moti Ukertor Gabriel Professor View Profile
Katuka Yaki Associate Professor View Profile
Dahida Deewua Philip Associate Professor View Profile
Nwekeaku Charles Associate Professor View Profile
Ihuoma Anthony SENIOR LECTURER View Profile
Uche Theophilus Okechukwu LECTURER I View Profile
Oigbochie Abel Ehizojie ASSISTANT LECTURER View Profile
Iorhemen, Peter Iorchir Assistant Lecturer View Profile
Moses Atakpa Senior Lecturer View Profile
Ayeh Roseline inikpi Assistant Lecturer View Profile
Akwen, Iorkegh Paul Administrative Officer II View Profile

Why Study Here?

With over 30 undergraduate programmes and 21 Postgraduate programmes to choose from, Veritas University offers you a unique opportunity to be the very best that you can be.

Located in a serene environment enveloped by nature and boasting state of the art facilities for study and recreation, you are assured that your experience here at Veritas University will be a pleasant one.