The philosophy of the MBA programme is to develop highly skilled professional managers for the public, private and international organizations.

Aims and Objectives

The Master’s Degree in Business Administration is aimed at:

  • Providing students with knowledge and skills to enhance their performance and to enable them to assume broader responsibility in the rapidly changing environment faced by private and the public sectors.
  • The provision of knowledge required for understanding, and practical analysis of problems related to management and administration of public, private and international organizations.
  • Producing managers who are capable of applying appropriate management principles and techniques of problem solving in the Nigerian environment and the world at large.
  • To produce socially responsible managers who are mindful of accepted norms and ethics.
  • To produce managers who are equipped with relevant ICT knowledge and skills.
  • To produce managers with entrepreneurial skills and leadership qualities.
  • To provide interested individuals with the necessary competencies and skills to function effectively as academics in Business Administration.


Admission Requirements


  1. a) Basic Admission requirements


The criteria for admission into the MBA programme will be as follows:

  1. All candidates must have five credit passes including English and Mathematics at the ‘O’ Level, as basic requirements.
  2. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree from an approved university must obtain a minimum of second class lower division.
  • All candidates must have minimum of one year managerial/administrative experience.
  1. All candidates must have attained a satisfactory level of performance in the university’s admission screening exercise.
  2. All candidates must have demonstrated adequate intellectual capacity, professionalism, maturity and effective decision-making and problem solving potentials during the university’s admission screening.
  3. Candidates with Postgraduate Diploma from a recognized university and who have passed with a minimum of Upper Credit may also be considered for admission provided the university’s matriculation requirements are satisfied.
  • Candidates with good quantitative background and some basic knowledge of Economics will have added advantage.
  • Holders of HND and/or professional qualification in administration disciplines are eligible for admission but must go through a mandatory nine months postgraduate diploma in the University provided they meet the basic University entry qualification.



  1. b) Areas of Specialization


The following are the expected areas in which candidates could specialize:


  1. Accounting
  2. Banking and Finance

iii.        Management Information System

  1. General Management
  2. Human Resource Management
  3. Industrial Management

vii.       Marketing

viii.      Technology Management

  1. Agric Business
  2. Project Management
  3. Agric Business

xii.       Project Management

xiii.      Technology Management

xiv.       Agric Business

  1. Project Management

xvi.       International Business

xvii.      Financial Management

xviii.     Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

xix.       Organizational Behaviour

  1. Hospitality Management

xxi.       Health Management

xxii.      Proposed MBA Programmes.


Duration of Programme

1)         The full-time MBA programme should run for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.

2)         The part-time should run for a minimum of six semesters and a maximum of ten semesters.

3)         For extension beyond the maximum period, a special permission of the Senate shall be required.


Requirements for Graduation

A candidate must have fulfilled the following conditions to be awarded the MBA degree:

  1. i) Pass a minimum of 72 credit units, including all the compulsory courses.
  2. ii) Carry out a research relevant to the area of specialization and submit an acceptable project/research.


Domain of the Programme

The MBA programme shall be domiciled in the College Social and Management Sciences, Department of Business Administration.


Student Enrolment

Enrolments shall be subject to the carrying capacity of the department.

Department Contact Info


1810 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011-8246


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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