Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Public Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Public Administration is an existing undergraduate programme designed to provide students with the opportunity to further their knowledge and understanding of Public Administration in Ghana

Holders of:
Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSSCE)
West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)
Diploma from Universities and
Higher National Diploma (HND)


  • An aggregate score of 24 (SSSCE) or 36 (WASSCE) or better in six subjects including core mathematics,core english, core science or social studies in the West African Examination Council(WAEC) Senior Secondary School Certicate Examination are considered for an admission into the first year of the programme.
  • Prospective applicants with G.C.E. “A” Level with 3 passes and a pass in general paper; RSA Stage II with passes in 5 subjects including English Language and Mathematics or RSA Stage III with passes in 3 subjects including English Language and Mathematics; Diplomas: Diploma in Business Studies (DBS); Diplomas from Ghana Institute of Journalism(GIJ), Universities, and Diploma from other recognised tertiary institutions, Technical Certificates such as Full Technical Certificate or Level II, Mechanical ENGINEering Part III, and Electrical ENGINEering Part III.
  • Other Post-Secondary Certificates such as Teacher’s Certificate “A” and Nursing are considered and accepted as meriting placement into the second year of the BPA programme.

There is no minimum age for admission to undergraduate programme of the school of public service and governance. However mature applicants must be 25 years and above before they can apply. Currently, prospective students are admitted to first (Level 100) and second (Level 200) years of the programme based on the above listed qualifications.

START DATE: September every year
DURATION: Four years

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