In its effort to provide a diverse learning environment and increased educational opportunities for our burgeoning youth, the management of Kano State Polytechnic has partnered with the Mona Institute of Hospitality, Tourism, Management, and Research Development of Nigeria to offer B.Sc., M.Sc., and PGD part-time programs under the Directorate of Part-time Programs of Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso.
Speaking during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the Chairman of the Institute, John Daniel, expressed his delight over the commitments and enthusiasm displayed by the KSP management toward the realization of the partnership.
He emphasized that they decided to partner with KSP based on its standards and credibility in terms of staff and equipment.
Also speaking during the event, the Deputy Rector, Dr. Muhammad Umar Kibiya, who is also the Chairman of the Linkages and Collaboration Committee, maintained that the collaboration will be fruitful and will improve the standards not only of Kano State Polytechnic but also of the state and the entire nation.
Responding, the Rector, Associate Prof. Kabir Bello Dungurawa, lauded the bold step taken by the Institute in identifying with KSP. He emphasized that the collaboration will afford students and those who wish to enhance their credentials the opportunity to do so in their respective disciplines. He further urged the Institute to ensure academic standards, assuring that the KSP Management is committed to the task.
The Rector urged the Institute to maintain its standards and reputation.
Meanwhile, all the programs that KSP offers will be available for PGD and M.Sc., while the following programs are approved for B.Sc.:
1- Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Environmental Health:
a. Public Health
b. Community Health & Social Works with options in:
i- Community Development
ii- Social Welfare Care
iii- Occupational Health and Safety Management
iv- Industrial Social Welfare
v- Community Health
2 – B.Sc. in Transport Management with an option in:
i. Aviation Management
ii. Logistics Management
iii. Maritime Management
iv. Procurement Management
v. Supply Chain Management be
vi. Port Operations Management
3 – B.Sc. in Economics
4 – B.Sc. in Insurance
5 – B.Sc. in Entrepreneurship Studies
6 – B.Sc. in Actuarial Science
7 – B.Sc. in Mathematics
8 – B.Sc. in Psychology and Behavioral Studies
9 – B.Sc. in Sociology
10 – B.Sc. in Environmental Management
11 – B.Sc. in Political Science
12 – B.A. in English and Literary Studies
13 – B.A. in History and International Studies
These programs are expected to commence in the 2023/2024 academic session