Do you want to study Business Administration and don’t know the proper subject combination? we have made a list of WAEC & JAMB Subject Combination for Business Administration and the Universities that offer the course.

In this article we covered a number of subject which includes; JAMB Subject Combination for Business Administration, O’Level Subjects and Requirements, Direct Entry Requirements, Universities offering Business Administration and other vital information that are neccessary for you to successfully get admitted to Business Administration in any Nigerian University.

O’Level Requirements

The O’level requirements and subject combination needed to study Business Administration consist of; Five (5) SSCE credit passes which must include:

*. Economics,
*. English Language,
*. Mathematics,
*. Any two (2) subject among (Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Geography, Government, and Statistics).

REQUIREMENTS (WAIVER)

1). ABU requires five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes including Mathematics, English Language, Economics and any other two (2) subjects.

2). AAUA accepts two (2) other ‘O’ level credit passes among Accounting, Commerce, Government and Geography.

3). FED-DUTSINMA accepts five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes to include: Mathematics, English Language, Economics/ Marketing/ Entrepreneurship/ Commerce and any two (2) subjects.

4). COOU and ABUJA accept Commerce In lieu of Economics

5). UNILAG requires ‘O’ level credit passes in Mathematics, Use of English Language, Economics, and any two (2) of Financial Accounting, Geography, Government, Business Management, CRS/IS.

6). PLASU accepts Principles of Accounts In lieu of Economics or Commerce.

7). UNIPORT rejects commercial subjects.

8). UNIZIK accepts Mathematics, English and any three (3) important subjects. They also allow pass in Economics.

Direct Entry and UTME Requirements to Study Business Administration (Faculty of Administration)

Direct Entry Requirement for Business Administration:

*. Two ‘A Level’ passes chosen from Accounts, Business Management, Economics, Geography, Government or Statistics.

UTME Requirement:

Five SSC credit passes which must include;

1). English Language,
2). Economics,
3). Mathematics and any two (2) subjects from Accounting, Business Methods, Commerce, Geography, Government and Statistics.

UTME Subject combination for Business Administration:

  • Mathematics, Economics and one other subject.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Business Administration [Faculty of Administration]

  1. AAUA (ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO, ONDO STATE)
  2. ABSU (ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE)
  3. ABU (AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, KADUNA STATE)
  4. ADSU (ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE)
  5. ADUN (ADMIRALTY UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, IBUSA, DELTA STATE)
  6. AUN (AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, YOLA, ADAMAWA STATE)
  7. BASU (BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY, GADAU, BAUCHI STATE)
  8. BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  9. CARITAS UNIVERSITY, AMORJI-NIKE, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  10. COOU (CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, ULI, ANAMBRA STATE)
  11. COVENANT UNIVERSITY, CANAAN LAND, OTA, OGUN STATE
  12. CRUTECH (CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE)
  13. CUAB (CRESCENT UNIVERSITY, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE)
  14. DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE)
  15. EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  16. ELIZADE (ELIZADE UNIVERSITY, ILARA-MOKIN, ONDO STATE)
  17. ESUTECH (ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE)
  18. FED-KASHERE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, KASHERE, GOMBE STATE)
  19. FED-OYE EKITI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OYE-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  20. FED-WUKARI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE)
  21. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU (AFFILIATED TO UNN)
  22. KWARARAFA UNIVERSITY, WUKARI, TARABA STATE
  23. LCITY (LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  24. McPHERSON UNIVERSITY, SERIKI SOTAYO, OGUN STATE
  25. UMUDIKE (MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE)
  26. NASARAWA (NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASARAWA STATE)
  27. UNIZIK (NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE)
  28. OBONG UNIVERSITY, OBONG, NTAK, AKWA IBOM STATE
  29. OOU (OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE)
  30. UNIOSUN (OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE)
  31. PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE
  32. UNIVERSITY OF JOS, JOS, PLATEAU STATE
  33. UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  34. UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE
  35. UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA, ABUJA, FCT
  36. UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  37. MKAR (UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, GBOKO, BENUE STATE)
  38. UDU (USMANU DANFODIO UNIVERSITY, SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE)
  39. WELLSPRING UNIVERSITY, IRHIHI-OGBANEKI, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE

Direct Entry and UTME Requirements to Study Business Administration

Direct Entry Requirement:

Two (2) ‘A Level’ credit passes including Economics.

UTME Requirement:

Five SSC passes which must include

1). English Language,
2). Economics
3). Mathematics and any other two relevant subjects.

JAMB UTME Subject combination for Business Administration:

Economics, Mathematics and one other Social Science subject.

SPECIAL (WAIVER)

1). AUN same as in Finance

2). ABU accepts Mathematics, Economics and any Social Science or Management subject.

3). EVANGEL requires Mathematics, Economics  and any two (2) important Social Science or Arts subjects.

4). FED-DUTSINMA accepts Economics/Commerce, Mathematics and one other Social Science subject.

5). UNILAG accepts English Language, Economics, Mathematics and one other subject from Science, Social Science or Arts.

6). OOU – the third (3rd) subject should be a Social Science subject.

7). UNIZIK didn’t make Economics compulsory.

Universities in Nigeria Offering Business Administration (Social Science)

  1. AAU (AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY, EKPOMA, EDO STATE)
  2. ABUAD (AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  3. ACHIEVERS UNIVERSITY, OWO, ONDO STATE
  4. ADSU (ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI, ADAMAWA STATE)
  5. AFIT-DEG (AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE)
  6. AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  7. AKSU (AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT-AKPADEN, AKWA IBOM STATE)
  8. AL- HIKMAH UNIVERSITY, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
  9. AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE
  10. ANCHOR-UNI (ANCHOR UNIVERSITY, AYOBO, LAGOS STATE)
  11. ARTHUR JARVIS UNIVERSITY, AKPABUYO, CROSS RIVER STATE
  12. ATIBA UNIVERSITY, OYO, OYO STATE
  13. AUCHI POLYTECHNIC, AUCHI, EDO STATE. (AFFL TO NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA)
  14. AUE (ADELEKE UNIVERSITY, EDE, OSUN STATE)
  15. AUGUSTINE UNIVERSITY, ILARA, LAGOS, LAGOS STATE
  16. BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, ILISHAN-REMO, OGUN STATE
  17. BELLS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OTA, OGUN STATE
  18. UNIBEN (UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  19. BINGHAM UNIVERSITY, KARU, NASARAWA STATE
  20. BIU (BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE)
  21. BOWEN UNIVERSITY, IWO, OSUN STATE
  22. CALEB UNIVERSITY, IMOTA, LAGOS STATE
  23. CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY, OWODE, OGUN STATE
  24. CHRISTOPHER UNIVERSITY, MOWE, OGUN STATE
  25. CLIFFORD UNIVERSITY, OWERRINTTA, ABIA STATE
  26. COAL CITY UNIVERSITY, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  27. CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY, IGBESA, OGUN STATE
  28. CROWN HILL UNIVERSITY, EIYENKORIN, KWARA STATE
  29. CRUTECH (CROSS RIVERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CALABAR, CROSS RIVERS STATE)
  30. CUAB (CRESCENT UNIVERSITY, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE)
  31. DELSU (DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA, DELTA STATE)
  32. DOMINICAN-UNI (DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  33. EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY, KIAGBODO, DELTA STATE
  34. EKSU (EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, EKITI STATE)
  35. EPU (EASTERN PALM UNIVERSITY, OGBOKO, IMO STATE)
  36. EUI (EDO UNIVERSITY, IYAMHO, EDO STATE)
  37. FED-DUTSE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, DUTSE, JIGAWA STATE)
  38. FED-GASHUA (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GASHUA, YOBE STATE)
  39. FED-GUSAU (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, GUSAU, ZAMFARA STATE)
  40. FED-KEBBI (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, BIRNIN-KEBBI, KEBBI STATE)
  41. FED-NDUFU (ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, NDUFU-ALIKE, EBONYI STATE)
  42. FED-OTUOKE (FEDERAL UNIVERSITY, OTUOKE, BAYELSA STATE)
  43. FOUNTAIN (FOUNTAIN UNIVERSITY, OSOGBO, OSUN STATE)
  44. GOUU (GODFREY OKOYE UNIVERSITY, URGWUOMU- NIKE, ENUGU STATE)
  45. GREGORY UNIVERSITY, UTURU, ABIA STATE
  46. GSU (GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY, TUDUN WADA, GOMBE, GOMBE STATE)
  47. HALLMARK (HALLMARK UNIVERSITY, IJEBU-ITELE, OGUN STATE)
  48. ILORIN (UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, KWARA STATE)
  49. JABU (JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE)
  50. KASU (KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY, KADUNA, KADUNA STATE)
  51. KOLADAISI (KOLADAISI UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  52. KSU (KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA, KOGI STATE)
  53. KWASU (KWARA STATE UNIVERSITY, MALETE, ILORIN, KWARA STATE)
  54. LANDMARK UNIVERSITY, OMU-ARAN, KWARA STATE
  55. LAPAI (IBRAHIM BADAMASI BABANGIDA UNIVERSITY, LAPAI, NIGER STATE)
  56. LEGACY UNIVERSITY, OKIJA, ANAMBRA STATE
  57. UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI ( – eLEARNING), MAIDUGURI, BORNO STATE
  58. YUSUF MAITAMA SULE UNIVERSITY, KANO, KANO STATE
  59. MC-IBRU (MICHAEL AND CECILIA IBRU UNIVERSITY, OWHRODE, DELTA STATE)
  60. MOUNTAIN TOP UNIVERSITY, MAKOGI-OBA, OGUN STATE
  61. NILE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ABUJA
  62. NOUN-ELUON (NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA – Elearning, LAGOS STATE)
  63. NOVENA UNIVERSITY, OGUME, DELTA STATE
  64. ODUDUWA UNIVERSITY, IPETUMODU, OSUN STATE
  65. OOU (OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY, AGO-IWOYE, OGUN STATE)
  66. PAN-ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY, AHMED ONIBUDO STREET, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS STATE
  67. PC-UNI (PRECIOUS CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, OYO STATE)
  68. REDEEMERS UNIVERSITY, OSUN STATE
  69. RENAISSANCE UNIVERSITY, OJIAGU-AGBANI, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
  70. RITMAN UNIVERSITY, IKOT-EKPENE, AKWA IBOM STATE
  71. SALEM UNIVERSITY, LOKOJA, KOGI STATE
  72.  SAU (SAMUEL ADEGBOYEGA UNIVERSITY, OGWA, EDO STATE)
  73. SKYLINE UNIVERSITY NIGERIA, KANO, KANO STATE
  74. SPIRITAN UNIVERSITY, NNEOCHI, ABIA STATE
  75. SUMMIT UNIVERITY, OFFA, KWARA STATE
  76. TANSIAN UNIVERSITY, OBA, ANAMBRA STATE
  77. TSUJ (TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY, JALINGO, TARABA STATE)
  78. UDU-ELUON (USMANU DANFODIYO UNIVERSITY ( – eLEARNING), SOKOTO, SOKOTO STATE)
  79. UMUDIKE (MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, ABIA STATE)
  80. UMYUK (UMARU MUSA YARADUA UNIVERSITY, KATSINA, KATSINA STATE)
  81. UNI-AFRICA (UNIVERSITY OF AFRICA, TORU-ORUA, BAYELSA STATE)
  82. UNIHEZ (HEZEKIAH UNIVERSITY, UMUDI, IMO STATE)
  83. UNIKINGS (KINGS UNIVERSITY, ODE-OMU, OSUN STATE)
  84. UYO-ELUON (UNIVERSITY OF UYO (E – LEARNING), UYO, AKWA IBOM STATE)
  85. VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA, FCT
  86. WESLEYUNI (WESLEY UNIVERSITY, ONDO, ONDO STATE)
  87. WESTERN-DEL (WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITY, OGHARA, DELTA STATE)
  88. YSU (YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY, DAMATURU, YOBE STATE)

NOTE: Both art and science students can study Business Administration as a course in any University offering it.

Where Can I Work with a Business Administration Degree

Business administration degree holders have a wide variety of options. They can virtually work any where there is a business activity. They can also work in industries where new product are developed and they can also decide to work as;

  1. Business analysis
  2. Human resources
  3. IT management
  4. Marketers
  5. Manufacturing
  6. Banking and finance departments.
  7. Consultant and Business Developer, etc.

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