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School of Postgraduate Studies

Welcome to the Postgraduate School of Wellspring University

Thanks for choosing to study in Wellspring University.


Prof. Okpara

Brief Profile

Enyinna Okpara is a Professor of Accounting and Finance and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He was born on 27th March 1960. He has the following academic qualifications: PhD (Accounting), M.Sc. (Accounting), MBA (Finance), B.Sc. (Accounting), PGD (Financial Management), HND (Accounting) and NCE (Business Education). Professor Okpara is currently the Dean of School of Posthgraduate Studies. He had previously worked as Accounts/Logistics Manager in Dangote Group. He is an experienced auditor and tax consultant having worked with Akintola Williams Delliotte. Professor Okpara served in the Nigerian Army as a commissioned officer rising to the rank of Captain before he voluntarily disengaged from active military service in 1999.


To strive at achieving excellence in scholarship, research, consultancies, upgrading the professional skills/competencies of graduands and enhancing world-class knowledge development.


To provide conducive environment for the pursuit of high quality postgraduate studies with the goal of imparting new knowledge as well as enriching the quality of life and experiences of its students.

The Objectives 

The School aims at providing highly specialised knowledge and skills development geared towards meeting high human resource needs of Nigeria in its quest to contributing to a globalised knowledge economy.


 Postgradute Diploma programmes available are:

  • PGD Computer Science
  • PGD Microbiology
  • PGD International Relations
  • PGD Mass Communication
  • PGD Accounting
  • PGD Finance
  • PGD Taxation
  • PGD Business Administration
  • PGD Insurance


Master’s Degree Programmes available are:

  • M.Sc Computer Science
  • M.Sc Microbiology
  • M.Sc Mass Communication
  • M.Sc International Relations
  • M.Sc Finance 
  • M.Sc Business Administration
  • M.Sc Taxation
  • M.Sc Accounting
  • M.Sc Insurance


Professional Master’s Degree available are:

  • MBA Accounting
  • MBA Information Technology
  • MBA  Business Administration
  • MBA Taxation
  • MBA Insurance


Below are the admission requirements of  postgradute programmes. The requirements are presented in item 1, 2, and 3 which represents PGD, M.Sc., and MBA respectively.

  1.  Candidates must possess either a minimum of pass Bachelors Degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the Senate of Wellspring University OR a Higher National Diploma with a minimum of Lower Credit.
  2. For Master degree programmes, candidates must possess either a Bachelors Degree with a minimum of second class lower in the relevant field of study from a University recongnised by the Senate of the Wellspring University. However, holders of lower classification and a Postgraduate Diploma in related field of study from a recongnised University would be considered.
  3. For the MBA prorammes, candidates must possess a first  degree in relevant field of study from a University recongised by the Senate of Wellspring University with a minimum score average of not less than 60% or a cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.0 on a 5-point scale.