Awards of Degree in the Department of Business Administration

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Available and Accredited.

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Available and Accredited.

Professional Degree (MBA)

Available and Accredited.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

Available and Accredited.

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (PGD)

PHILOSOPHY 
The PGDSM is to provide on the job – professional training in strategic management for middle level personnel in both the private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy.
MISSION
Our mission is to produce competent middle level manpower in Strategic Management to meet national developmental programmes. 

OBJECTIVES
The objectives of Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management are to 
i.  produce highly skilled professionals in the discipline of Strategic Management 
ii. provide avenues for professionals from different fields for exchange ideas on strategic issues affecting business administration and management.
iii.Provide deeper knowledge and understanding of concepts and an application of fundamental principles of strategic management to new problems and issues.
iv. Prepare students for the basic requirements for a higher degree of Master in Business Administration.



M.Sc- BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

PHILOSOPHY

The Osun State University M.Sc. degree in Business Administration is to provide graduate education and training which develops and deepens the spirit of enquiry and responsibility in the graduate students, to take on research, teaching, professional and administrative responsibilities in public and private sectors of the nation and global economies

OBJECTIVES

The University’s M.Sc. Business Administration postgraduate programme is to provide in depth understanding in the discipline:
Provide training in research for those whose future careers will lie in teaching and research at University and other institutions and for those who may have to operate in research and development environment in public and private sectors.
Provide training that aimed at improving and upgrading the existing and potential manpower needed for national development and as the basic requirement for a higher degree of a PhD in Business Administration.
Develop critical thinking skills in logical reasoning; critical analysis and improve capacity in students I formulating and implementing sound financial policies and strategies
Encourage research into problems with maximum contribution to banking and finance knowledge, national development and societal well-being.

MASTER OF BUS. ADMIN (MBA)
PHILOSOPHY 
The Postgraduate programme in Business Administration is conceived to encourage intellectual growth coupled with cultivating the relevant practical and professional competence required for resolving business/management issues and problems.

MISSION
Our mission is to produce globally competitive Business Administration researchers with solid academic and professional backgrounds required to meet the private, public sectors of Nigerian economy and the international organisations.

OBJECTIVES
The main objectives of the Master in Business Administration are to: 
i. provide students with knowledge and skills to enhance their performance and to enable them to assume broader responsibility in the rapidly changing business environment.
ii. develop knowledge required for understanding and practical analysis of problems related to management/and administration of public, private and international organizations.
iii. produce managers who are capable of applying appropriate management principles and techniques to problem solving in the Nigerian environment and the world at large.
iv. develop entrepreneurial skills and leadership qualities.

Ph.D BUS. ADMINISTRATION
PHILOSOPHY
The Osun State University Ph.D. Degree in Business Administration is to provide graduate education and training which develops and deepens the spirit of enquiry and responsibility in the graduate students, to take on research, teaching, professional and administrative responsibilities in public and private sectors of the nation and global economies. 
OBJECTIVES
 The main objectives of the M.Phil/PhD and Ph.D in Business Administration are to
(i) Develop in postgraduate students the spirit of enquiry through training in research in an atmosphere of intellectual independence and individual creativity combined with a strong sense of group cooperation.  
(ii) Provide deeper understanding of concepts and application of fundamental principles of Business Administration and management issues and problems.
(iii) Provide facilities for human capital development in Business Administration for Students whose future careers lie in teaching and research at University level in Business Administration, and for those who may have to be responsible in managing public or private sectors of developed and developing economies of the world.
(iv) Provide both short and long-term human capital development facilities aimed at improving and upgrading the existing and potential high-level manpower needed for planning, executing and reviewing national development plans and;
(v) Prepare students for the basic requirements for a higher degree of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration.
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
All candidates seeking for admission into all the Postgraduate Programmes of the Osun State University must possess a minimum of 5 credits, including English Language and four other relevant subjects, obtained at not more than two sittings, except as otherwise required. Candidates with ‘O’ Level Examination results obtained up till 2017 must present original copies of their certificates for screening as their Statements of Results and/or Result Slips are unacceptable. Submission of official academic transcript is a pre-requisite for admission.

Coursework-PGD, M.Sc., MBA & Ph.D

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Programme Details
MBA Business Administration 1.) Management 2.) Marketing 3.) Organizational Behaviour 4.) Production/Operations Research 5.) Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management || M.Sc Business Administration 1.) General Management 2.) Marketing 3.) Production and Operations Management 4.) Operations Research 5.) Entrepreneurship Small Scale Business Management || Ph.D in Business Administration 1.) General Management 2.) Marketing 3.) Production and Operations Management 4.) Operations Research 5.) Entrepreneurship Small Scale Business Management
(i) An applicant for admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management shall be a graduate of Osun State University or any other recognised university who obtains not less than a Third Class Degree. (ii) A person who holds the Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognised Tertiary Institution who obtains not less Upper Credit with a minimum of 3 years cognate working experience.
An applicant for admission into the Master’s degree programme in Business Administration (M.Sc. Business Administration) shall be: I. A graduate of Osun State University; II.A graduate of any other University approved by Senate of Osun State University; III. A person who holds recognised qualifications approved by Senate of Osun State University. An applicant for the Master’s degree programme shall normally possess a First Degree in Business Administration with a class of degree not lower than a Second Class (Lower Division) to be eligible for admission.
An applicant for admission into the Master of Business Administration (MBA) shall be: I. A graduate of Osun State University; II. A graduate of any other University approved by Senate of Osun State University; III. A person who holds recognised qualifications approved by Senate of Osun State University. An applicant for admission to the Master’s degree Programme in Business Administration shall be holders of HND (Upper Credit) from a recognized tertiary institution plus a professional qualification (ACA, ACIB) provided the General Admission Requirements are satisfied. As a condition for admission, an applicant may be required to write and pass qualifying examination.
An applicant for admission into the Ph.D Programme in Business Administration shall be: I. A graduate of Osun State University; II. A graduate of any other University approved by Senate of Osun State University; III. A person who holds recognised qualifications approved by Senate of Osun State University. A candidate applying for Ph.D Programme in Business Administration must have obtained a minimum score of 60% weighted average or CGPA of 3.50 in his/her Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree programme in Business Administration.
POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA To be eligible for the award of PGDSM, a candidate must offer and pass a total of 28 units comprising 20 units of compulsory courses and 4 units of Long essay. MASTER IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) The degree of MBA shall be awarded to a candidate who has satisfactorily completed a course of instruction totaling 72 units made up of 48 units of compulsory courses and 18 units of elective courses and 6 units of project/long assay. Ph.D BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION To be eligible for the award of Ph.D (Business Administration) degree, a candidate shall offer and pass a total of 42units comprising 30 units of Compulsory courses, 6 units of Electives and 6 units of Thesis. In addition, each candidate’s thesis shall be orally examined in accordance with the Regulation governing Postgraduates studies. (i) Direct Ph.D students are expected to attend classes and seminars, offer compulsory and elective courses in their area of specialisation.
Course of Study
Postgraduate Diploma| MINIMUM OF 2 SEMESTERS |Master of Science (M.Sc) In Business Administration| MINIMUM OF 2 SEMESTERS| Master of Business Administration (MBA)| MINIMUM OF 2 SEMESTERS| Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D| FULL TIME| MINIMUM OF 6 SEMESTERS|.
Application Fee: =N=10,000; Acceptance of Offer of Admission: =N42,500; School Fees/Session|PGD=N=130,000| M.Sc=N=210,000| MBA=N=260,000| Ph.D=N=210,000.
Ag. Head of Department, Business Administration, Okuku Campus: Dr. Babatunde, Mobile No: +2347036356111, email: babatunde@uniosun.edu.ng..