The objectives of the Department of Religious Studies are to:
1. Expose the ministers-in-training to an in-depth knowledge of the Bible by providing them with essential tools for biblical hermeneutics that emphasize humanity’s salvation through Jesus Christ;
2. Prepare ministerial leaders for the Seventh-day Adventist Church and other willing interests in the propagation of the everlasting gospel and the soon return of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to redeem the world;
3. Prepare religious and moral educators to reinforce lost moral values in the family, schools and wider society in collaboration with the departments of Education and General Studies as well as the School of Post-Graduate Studies;
4. Facilitate appropriate theological and pastoral training for individuals who hitherto had no such training but have a sense of calling to the Gospel ministry.
UTME Entry: In addition to acceptable passes in UTME, the minimum academic requirement is credit level passes in five relevant subjects at the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) /its equivalent, including English Language and CRS at not more than two sittings.
Direct Entry (DE): Direct Entry candidates must possess Five Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE)/its equivalent credit-passes including English Language, two of which must be at the Advanced Level.
Five SSCE credit passes, two of which must be principal subjects at the NCE Level (one of which must be in Christian Religious Knowledge)
A Three-Year Diploma in Theology/Religious Studies recognized by the University plus
Five SSCE credits passes one of which must be English language and Christian Religious Knowledge.