Requirements To Study Nursing Science In TASU

Requirements To Study Nursing Science In TASU

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Nursing is a noble profession dedicated to caring for individuals and communities across various healthcare settings.

If you’re driven by compassion, resilience, and a desire to make a real difference, pursuing a degree in Nursing Science at Taraba State University (TASU) could be your calling.

This blog post unveils the requirements you need to fulfill to embark on this rewarding journey at TASU, along with addressing the top  FAQs.

But before we go into the details, remember, information can change, so always visit the official TASU website and JAMB portal for the latest updates.


Academic Requirements:

  • UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination):
    • Minimum score: 160 (This can vary depending on program and year)
    • Subject combination: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
  • O’Level (Ordinary Level):
    • Five credit passes: English Language, Mathematics, and any three other subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Physics are highly recommended) in not more than two sittings.

Direct Entry:

  • A’ Level/IJMB: Passes in two relevant science subjects.
  • JUPEB/A’ Level: Passes in related subjects.
  • Degree: First Class/Second Class Upper in a related field.
  • NCE/ND: Minimum of Merit Pass in National Certificate of Education/National Diploma.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Participate in the TASU Post-UTME screening exercise and score well.
  • Meet the university’s general admission requirements as outlined on their website.


What are the career opportunities after graduation?

Graduates can work in hospitals, clinics, community health centers, research institutions, educational settings, and more. Specialization options within nursing offer diverse career paths.


Is TASU’s Nursing program accredited?

Yes, the program is fully accredited by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN), ensuring its quality and adherence to professional standards.

What are the program fees and financial aid options?

Program fees vary depending on year of admission and student status. TASU offers financial aid options like scholarships, bursaries, and loans. Check the university website for updated information.

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