MESSAGE FROM THE PROVOST, BABCOCK UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES
It is my singular honour and privilege to welcome you to the College of Postgraduate Studies (CPGS) at Babcock University, a first-class faith-based university with a mission to train servant leaders for this world and the next. Babcock University is one of over one hundred and fifteen (115) colleges and universities owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide, with headquarters in Maryland, USA. By choosing Babcock University, you have the exceptional privilege of benefitting from the inspiration, experience and qualitative education, seasoned and prepared in over one hundred and fifty years of Adventist education globally. As Nigeria's foremost private university, Babcock University has been a leader in producing quality and high-level manpower for government, industries and particularly for other institutions of higher learning in Nigeria and abroad. In addition to the internationally bench-marked academic programs residing in the departments, the College of Postgraduate Studies provides two of the signature and unique elements of studying at Babcock; namely (1) a full-time Methodologist, who is an expert in advanced research design and is responsible for vetting the appropriateness and fitness of methods and methodologies adopted by students and (2) a full-time Editor, who vets completed drafts of theses and dissertations for editorial issues and compliance with the CPGS Board-approved style for theses and dissertations. This academic bulletin provides a detailed description of the postgraduate programs of Babcock University, ranging from the postgraduate diploma programs to the Doctor of Philosophy programs approved by the University Senate, the International Board of Education (IBE) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and the National Universities Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Certainly, this academic prospectus will serve as a dependable roadmap for our dear students, parents, departments, Schools and Colleges running postgraduate programs at Babcock University. I hereby welcome you to a unique experience of a lifetime, here at the Babcock University College of Postgraduate Studies, the place where dreams come true. It is my sincere prayer that you make excellent use of this prospectus in achieving your desired academic goals at Babcock University.
Welcome once again and we look forward to having you join our winning team at Babcock University College of Postgraduate Studies.
Professor Yacob HALISO DIP (EAC, Ethiopia); BA (Andrews, USA); MLIS, PhD (Ibadan) Provost, College of Postgraduate Studies