Below are the academic programs offered by the National Open University of Nigeria.


Faculty of Science and Technology

B.Sc. Mathematics
B.Sc. Computer and Mathematics (Combined Hons)
B.Sc. Computer Science
B.Sc. Data Management
B.Sc. Communications Technology
B.Sc. Environmental Science and Resource Management (ESM)
B.Sc. Financial Mathematics
B.Sc. Physics
B.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. Biology

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science, Public Health
Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNSc) 

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

B. Agric. Agricultural Economics and Agro Business
B. Agric. Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
B. Agric. Animal Science
B. Agric. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
B. Agric. Soil and Land Resources Management
B. Agric. Crop Production and Protection Sciences

Faculty of Management Sciences

B.Sc. Cooperatives Management
B.Sc. Entrepreneurship
B.Sc. Accounting (in Collaboration with ICAN)
B.Sc. Hospitality Management

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

B.Sc. Criminology and Security Studies
B.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
B.Sc. Mass Communication
B.A. English

B.Sc. International and Diplomatic Studies
B.A. Christian Theology
B.A. Islamic Studies
B.Sc. Political Science
B.Sc. Economics

Faculty of Education

B.Sc. (Ed.) Agricultural Science
B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology
B.Sc. (Ed.) Chemistry
B.Sc. (Ed.) Integrated Science
B.Sc. (Ed.) Computer Science
B.Sc. (Ed.) Mathematics
B.Sc. (Ed.) Physics
B.Sc. (Ed.) Business Education
B.A. (Ed.) Early Childhood Education
B... (Ed.) English
B.A. (Ed.) French
B.A. (Ed.) Primary Education

Postgraduate (PGDs)

PGD. Information Technology
PGD. Digital Communication
PGD. Mobile (Wireless) Communication Technology
PDG. Agric and Extension
PGD HIV/AIDS Education and Management
PGD Agricultural Extension and Management
PGD Legislative Drafting   (LAW)
PGD Banking and Finance
PGD Cooperative Management Corporate Governance
PGD Human Resource Management
PGD Local Government Management
PGD Financial Management 
PGD Public Administration
PGD Business Administration
PGD in Criminology and Security Studies  
PGD in Journalism and Mass Communication
PGD in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
PGD in  Christian Theology
Education (PGDE)
Dist. Edu (PGDD) 

Masters (M.SC./ M.Eds)

M.Sc. Information Technology
M.Sc. Banking and Finance
M.Sc. Corporate Government
M.Sc. Human Resource Management
M.Sc. Marketing
M.Sc. Public Administration (MPA)M.Sc. Business Administration (MBA)M.Sc. Science Public Sector Management 
M.Sc. Science Public Administration
M.Sc. Science Business Administration
M.Sc. Mass Communication
M.Sc. Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
M.Ed. Educational Administration and Planning
M.Ed. Science Education
M.Ed. Educational Technology

Postgraduate (Ph.D.)

Ph.D. Public Administration
Ph.D. Educational Administration
Ph.D. Educational Planning
Ph.D. Educational Technology,
Ph.D. Mathematics Education, Science Education.
Ph.D. English (Language/ Literature) 
Ph.D.Christian Theology/Religious Studies 

Center for Life-Long Learning and Workplace Training

1.   Proficiency Certificate (3 – 6 months duration)  

       a.   Call Centre Skills (CCS)
       b.   Mobile Phone Repair (MPR)

2.   Academic Certificate (12 months duration)

       a.   Arabic and Islamic Studies (ARA/ISL)
       b.   Christian Theology (CTH)
       c.   Computer Literacy (CPL)
       d.   Dental Office Practice (DOP)
       e.   French (FRE)

3.   Diploma (2 years duration)

       a.   Arabic and Islamic Studies (ARA/ISL)
       b.   Business Communication (BSC)
       c.   Christian Theology (CTH)
       d.   Entrepreneurship (ENT)
       e.   French (FRE)
       f.    Financial Management (FMG)
       g.   Marketing Management (MKG)
       h.   Medical Office Practice (MOP)

The Center continuously appraises the needs of the job market and in collaboration with relevant players in specific fields tries to provide necessary skills to learners.

Access and General Studies (Pre-degree) 

for anyone with a deficiency in the following subjects:

Access in Mathematics
Access in English
Access in Biology
Access in Physics
Access in Chemistry
Access in Accounting


  1. Please what is the duration of PGDE?

  2. Please what about French course? Does it exist? Pls tell me about the French program if it do exist. Thanks!

  3. Replies
    1. No not yet. Only exemption letter is issued which I think is very ok cause it is equivalent to NYSC certificate.

  4. Please may I know more about medical office practice... admission requirements..and how to further

  5. Good day, pls I want to know the exact fees for PGDE and duration of program. Thanks