The Vice-Chancellor of Veritas University, Prof. Hyacinth Ichoku, has said the institution got the National University Commission approval to run Masters Programmes in two courses; Counselling and Mass Communication and PhD courses in three courses; Mass Communication, English and Literary Studies and Accounting.
He added that undergraduate programmes in Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Sciences and Software Engineering programmes had fully commenced in the institution.
Ichoku stated this during the visit of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa to the university’s campus, in Bwari ,Abuja.
He added that Congregation for Catholic Education had approved the request for establishment of Ecclesiastical faculties of Philosophy and Theology by Veritas University, Abuja.
Ichoku said,”Let me state that one major important project to Veritas University is the establishment of the Ecclesiastical Faculties of Philosophy and Theology. I am happy to announce that we received a letter from the Congregation for Catholic Education granting our request to commence these two Ecclesiastical faculties.
“Only recently,the National Universities Commission granted us approval to commence four new undergraduate programmes in Nursing, Pharmacy,Medical Laboratory Sciences and Software Engineering programmes. These programmes have fully commenced in the 2021/2022 academic session.
“Approvals were also granted by the NUC to run two new Masters Programmes in Counselling and Mass Communication and three PhD courses in Mass Communication, English and Literary Studies and Accounting, thereby bringing the total number to give PhD programmes offered by Veritas University.
“We earlier got approval for PhD in Economics and PhD in Political Science and Diplomacy.”