Elizade University, Ilara Mokin in the state, has been granted the go ahead to commence postgraduate programmes.
This good news followed the successful resource verification visit of the commission to the institution.
The postgraduate programmes are Accounting Applied Geophysics, Business Administration, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Management and Toxicology.
Others are Finance, Human Resource Management, International Relations, Mass Communication, Microbiology, Tourism and Hospitality Management and Physics with Electronics.
Furthermore, three additional undergraduate programmes approved for the university are Architecture, Estate Management and Quantity Surveying.
Director , Academic Planning of the Commission, Dr. Biodun Saliu, said the approval is effective from the 2020/2021 academic session.
Vice-Chancellor, Elizade University, Prof. Olukayode Amund, said he was not surprised that the institution obtained approval for all the programmes it presented for the commission’s assessment, adding that the university has continued to reap the rewards of its compliance with regulatory policies.
He thanked NUC for its candid assessment of the programmes and gave the assurance that the university would continue to improve on the standard that has endeared it to the commission.
Elizade University was licensed by the Federal Government in February 2012 and has since produced four sets of graduates who are already making positive impact in their respective fields.
The university currently offers 28 undergraduate programmes with full accreditation.