Michael Okpara University of Agriculture: History, Courses and Online Application

The history, programmes, recruitment and online application of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike established in 1993.

The university is located at Umudike, Abia State and is one of the top leading federal institution in Nigeria.

History of MOUA

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, formerly Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike, was established as a specialized University by the Federal Government of Nigeria via Decree No 48 of 2nd November 1992. 

The university began formal academic activities on May 1993 with the appointment of the first Council and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Placid C. Njoku on 27th May, 1993.

List of Courses Offered by Michael Okpara University of Agricultural Umudike, MOUAU


  1. Agric Economics, Rural Sociology and Extension
  2. Applied Food Science and Tourism
  3. Crop and Soil Science
  4. Engineering and Engineering Technology
  5. Natural Resources and Environmental Management
  6. Natural Sciences
  7. Physical and Applied Science
  8. Veterinary Medicine
  9. General Studies

Approved Courses

Agric Economics, Rural Sociology and Extension

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Animal Science and Animal Production
  • Animal Nutrition and Forage Science
  • Animal Breeding and Physiology
  • Animal Production and Livestock Management

Applied Food Science and Tourism

  • Food Science and Technology
  • Home Science/Hospitality Management and Tourism
  • Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Crop and Soil Science

  • Agronomy
  • Soil Science and Meteorology
  • Plant Health Management

Engineering and Engineering Technology

  • Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

Management Sciences

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resource Management

Natural Resources and Environmental Management

  • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management
  • Forestry and Environmental Management
  • Environmental Management and Toxicology

Natural Sciences

  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Zoology and Environmental Biology
  • Plant Science and Biotechnology

Physical and Applied Science

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Chemistry

Veterinary Medicine

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Veterinary Anatomy
  • Veterinary Surgery and Radiology
  • Theriogenology
  • Veterinary Microbiology

General Studies

  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Social Science
  • Physical and Health
  • Peace and Conflict
Online Recruitment and Application

Prospective students and applicants can visit the official website for current online application registration either for degree awarding programme or employment related purposes.

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