Salem University Courses: Full List of Art and Science Courses Offered by Salem University

Salem University, a private University accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC), is located in Lokoja, Kogi state, and offers diverse undergraduate programmes.

Salem University has been officially recognized, and given the license to operate as a private University in Nigeria. All courses listed below have been accredited by the National Universities Commission (NUC), Nigeria.


This academic institution currently have five (5) colleges, which houses each department/courses it offers.

  • College of Information and Communication Technology.
  • College of Management and Social Sciences.
  • College of Humanities.
  • College of Law.
  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences.

The College of Communication and Information Technology (CICT) is made up of just two courses, which are:

The College of Humanity currently has two (2) approved programmes.

  • English Language.
  • History & Diplomatic Studies.

The Salem University College of Law did receive it’s approval from two bodies, which are the National Universities Commission (NUC) and the Council of Legal Education (CLE). This college currently has two programmes listed below.

  • Public and International Law.
  • Private and Property Law.

The Salem University College of Education has the following Accredited departments mentioned below:

  • Human kinetics, B.Ed
  • Health Education, B.Ed
  • Educational Management, B.Ed
  • Social Studies, BA .Ed
  • Education/English, B.A. Ed
  • Education/Economics, B.Sc. Ed
  • Library and Information Science, BLIS
  • Business Education, B.Ed.
  • Education/Computer Science, B.Sc. (Ed.)

The College of College of Management and Social Sciences is made up of two major components:

Management Sciences

  • Accounting & Finance.
  • Business Administration.
  • Economics.
  • Public Administration.

Social Sciences.

  • Criminology & Security Studies.
  • Peace And Development Studies.
  • International Relations And Diplomacy.
  • Mass Communication.

College of Natural and Applied Sciences.

Department of Bioscience.

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry.
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology.
  • B.Sc. Biology.
  • B.Sc. Microbiology.
  • B.Sc. Chemistry.

Department of Earth Sciences.

  • B.Sc. Geology.

Department of Mathematics.

  • Sc. Mathematics.
  • Sc. Statistics.
  • Sc. Physics.
  • Sc. Energy studies.

Department of Natural Resources.

  • Sc. Agricultural Economics and Extension.
  • Sc. Animal Sciences.
  • Sc. Crop Sciences.
  • Sc. Fisheries and Agriculture.

Basic Admission Requirements For Salem University.

Candidates seeking admission into this academic institution should note that there are three ways you can get admitted into this University, and these ways are:

  1. The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)
  2. Direct Entry (D.E)
  3. Inter-University Transfer.

JAMB UTME Admission Requirements.

First and foremost, you need to score up to the SALEM UNIVERSITY cut off mark in your UTME. It is compulsory that all applying candidates seeking admission into this higher institution obtain at credit level passes in the Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) final year examination or West African School Certificate (WASC)/GCE, NECO, NABTEB ‘0’ Level in at least, five (5) subjects.

Candidates studying sciences and arts subjects must obtain credit level passes in those subjects.

Candidates applying for admission into 100 level undergraduate programmes must possess at the very least, five (5) ‘O’ level credit passes at not more than two (2) sittings in WASC, GCE, NECO or its equivalent. The school’s admission board also announced that Awaiting Result (AR) is also accepted.

  • JAMB UTME result print-out.
  • SSCE/NECO Result (Awaiting Result Accepted).
  • Two Passport Photographs.
  • A Letter of Sponsorship, stating the commitment to pay the prescribed fees.
  • A Reference Letter from a spiritual mentor, vouching for your character.

Direct Entry into 200 Level for Salem University.

Candidates applying for Direct Entry into 200 level must possess the following documents listed below. Here are the requirements for candidates seeking admission into Salem University through Direct Entry.

  • JAMB UTME result print-out.
  • A/L, IJMB, OND or NCE in the relevant courses.
  • SSCE/NECO Result (Awaiting Result Accepted)
  • Two Passport Photographs.
  • A Letter of Sponsorship, stating the commitment to pay the prescribed fees.
  • A Reference Letter from a spiritual mentor, vouching for your character.

 Inter-University Transfer Mode.

Students can transfer into 200-Level courses provided they have the relevant qualifications required by Salem University admission office. Universities are to satisfy themselves that the grades obtained by such candidates are acceptable. Students doing the inter-university transfer must be certain that they are not rusticated from their previous institution, or their request for inter-university transfer will be denied.

Salem University Courses for Science Students.

  • Library And Information Science.
  • Actuarial Science.
  • Biochemistry.
  • Biology.
  • Biotechnology.
  • Chemistry.
  • Computer Science.
  • Computer Science Education.
  • Crop Production.
  • Energy Studies.
  • Fisheries And Aquaculture.
  • Geology.
  • Health Education.
  • Human Kinetics.
  • Mathematics.
  • Microbiology.
  • Physics.
  • Social Science.
  • Statistics.
  • Telecommunication Management.

Art Courses Offered in Salem University.

  • Criminology And Penology.
  • Economics.
  • Economics Education.
  • English Language.
  • English Language Education.
  • History And Diplomatic Studies.
  • International Relations And Diplomacy.
  • Law.
  • Mass Communication.
  • Peace And Development Studies.
  • Sociology.
  • Teacher Education Science.

Commercial Courses Offered by Salem University.

  • Accounting.
  • Banking And Finance.
  • Business Administration.
  • Business Education.
  • Economics.
  • Economics Education.
  • Education And Social Studies.
  • Educational Management.
  • History And Diplomatic Studies.
  • International Relations And Diplomacy.
  • Library And Information Science.
  • Marketing.
  • Mass Communication.
  • Public Administration.
  • Sociology.
  • Statistics.

Technology Courses Offered By Salem University.


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