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The Professional Training and Development Programs (PTDP) at the British American University, Florida, is the arm of the University where various professional programs and foundation/preparatory education are run for various categories of students. Included in the under the PTDP are the following:

  1. Prof. Muhammad Omolaja International Center for Training and  Development,
  2. Prof. Ijeoma Anumaka International Institute of Human Rights Studies,
  3. Prof. Mirjana Radovic-Markovic Center for Women Education and Entrepreneurship,
  4. Mallam Fasasi Omolaja Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies
  5. Prof. Joseph Bin Kuyong Center for Transport Management,
  6. Prof. Ken Rabac Solar Research Center
  7. Prof. Joshua Oguntuase Center for Degree Foundation Programs,
  8. Prof. Manoj Mishra Language and Mathematics Center, andProf. Samuel Okusanya Center for Alternative Medicine,


As an American Registered University, British American University operates a Center for Training and Development which runs professional training programs leading to the award of postsecondary professional qualifications such as Certificate, Diploma, and Higher Diploma qualifications. Upon the successful completion of the programs, students will collect the following Diploma Certificates:

  1. Certificate program; this is a short-term course of 1 to 6 months duration offered to professional students in need of a Certificate in their respective fields to upgrade their professional knowledge and competency at work. The specific focus of the training includes computer/ICT training, entrepreneurship training, youths and women empowerment training, Human Resource Management, and so on,
  2. Diploma program; this is of longer-term duration ranging from 1 year to 2 years depending on the course contents. The 2 years Diploma programs are equivalents of Associate Degrees from American Colleges or Universities, and they may be used for employment or direct entry admission into the 2nd year of a relevant Bachelor’s degree program, and
  3. Higher Diploma program; this is a professional Higher Diploma for candidates who have already gotten the Diploma or its equivalent, and have finished the mandatory 1 year Industrial Attachments. The program is of 2 years duration, and it is the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree from an American Institution. Holders of the Higher Diploma are qualified for direct admission into the Master’s programs.

Programs Available

At the Certificate level, the BAU Center for Training and Development runs a Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Youths, and Women Empowerment, Computer and ICT training, Competency in Agriculture, etc. For the postsecondary Diploma and professional Higher Diploma, the Center runs various programs in the Faculties of Management Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, Law and Criminology, Education as well as Science, Engineering, and Technology. Invariably, all the Bachelor’s degrees listed in these Faculties are also run at the Diploma and Higher Diploma levels at the BAU Center for Training and Development.


Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for the Certificate program is a High School Diploma from an American School or Ordinary Level General Certificate of Education (O/L GCE). For entry into the Diploma program, candidates must have at least O/L GCE 4 Credit passes. Finally, for the Higher Diploma, candidates must have a minimum of 4 O/L GCE Credit papers in addition to the 2 years postsecondary Diploma or equivalent professional qualification. In all cases, proof of competency in English Language is required, and for Diploma and Higher Diploma programs, candidates also need proof of competency in Mathematics.


You are welcome to the Faculty Agricultural Sciences at the British American University, Florida.  We are proud to tell you that your interest and aspiration whether academic or otherwise will be met here in the Faculty. Generally, you will notice that the changing nature of Agribusiness and the evolving role of the farm managers and administrators in a global, information/communication technology driven economy is fostering a fundamental transformation in Agricultural Sciences education and technology. Building on many years of training and excellence in Agricultural Sciences of the Faculty members, the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at the British American University (BAU) offers various courses on various disciplines in Agriculture that provide students with a sound general Agricultural education supplemented by the technological skills required in today’s Foods and Agro-Allied Industries. The concept of general Agricultural Sciences no longer applies only to large established Agro-Allied organizations. It now embraces dynamic farm enterprises of all sizes and types, from multinational farms to Agribusiness startups. 

Our students learn to address the real problems of practicing farm management and gain insight into the activities, behaviors and strategies of farming, cultivation, plantation, people, organizations, markets and industries. Our teaching methods are fused with analysis and actions so that classes are simultaneously demanding, fun, intense and always dynamic. Our goal is to create an Agricultural empire and environment where students learn how to tackle difficult and complex problems as far as science and practice of Agriculture is concerned. Students learn what they feel like to exercise judgment, make tangible decisions and take responsibilities in various aspects of Agricultural related disciplines.

We are a multicultural Faculty, representing many countries and speaking many languages. During their studies here, students work with Faculty members who are nationally and internationally recognized for their research, academic and publications as well as their excellence in teaching Agricultural courses. Our students, diploma and degree graduates are among the brightest, most principled and accomplished young people of our time. We are proud to graduate people who are committed to high standards and have the capacity to work hard and be dynamic and versatile leading Agriculturists not only of today but also of tomorrow.

Thank you for your interest in the undergraduate and postgraduate Programs offered by the BAU Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. I invite you to learn more about us by reading the information contained in this website properly especially the one on the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Programs. If your aspirations coincide with what we offer, I encourage you to apply for admission into the Faculty without further procrastination.The Faculty has academic and professional programs in many Departments including General Agriculture,Agribusiness and Farm Management, Agricultural Engineering and Farm Mechanization, Soil Science, Plant Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, Agricultural Economics, Fisheries, etc. The Faculty aims at training articulate and professionally competent Agricultural Scientists imbued with the right attitude to work for the service of mankind. 

The Faculty also aims at promoting, advancing and disseminating scientific knowledge in the field of Agriculture, and to explore the use of such knowledge for the advancement of the society. Also, the Faculty emphasizes an integrated approach in which students not only specialize in specific areas of Agriculture but also take core courses in Departments within and outside the Faculty. In addition, the Faculty places high premium on research and organization of conferences, seminars, workshops and symposia for the advancement of knowledge and the society generally.



At present, the BAU Faculty of Agricultural Sciences offers the following programs:

Agricultural Science B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., PhD 

Agribusiness and Farm Management B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., MBA, DBA, PhD

Agricultural Economics B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., MBA, DBA, PhD

Agricultural Finance B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., MBA, DBA, PhD

Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., MBA, DBA, PhD

Animal Science B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., PhD

Plant Science B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc.,PhD

Soil Science B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., PhD

Soil Science and Farm Mechanization B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., PhD

Agricultural Engineering B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., PhD

Agricultural Engineering and Farm Mechanization B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., PhD

Fisheries B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., MBA, DBA, PhD

Poultry B.Sc., PGD, M.Sc., MBA, DBA, PhD


The Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at BAU will improve the practice of Agriculture through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge. This means that the Faculty will facilitate the acquisition of relevant knowledge and experience by our students, so that they can acquire the basis for life long learning and the full range of skills necessary for careers in Agricultural sciences and practices. The BAU Faculty of Agricultural Sciences is committed to contributing to the academic and professional community of scholars and to sharing with the private and public sectors across many nations of the world especially those in the transitional economies!


If you aspire to a career in modern Agriculture, you should think of completing a Diploma or Degree from the BAU Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. In the process of choosing which University to apply to, you must consider your hopes and expectations together with what the available programs have to offer. The BAU Faculty of AgriculturalSciences offer to you the following: integration of the functional areas of Agriculture; a balanced yet dynamic curriculum with emphasis on modern technology skills; global perspective; small class sizes; a reputed Faculty; an internship program; excellent library and Computer facilities; and a congenial and stimulating learning environment. If these count strongly in your expectations of a program in Agriculture and allied disciplines, then you should give serious consideration to the BAU Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. We offer students an experience that will prepare them for the challenges of today’s and future Agro and allied workplaces. Hence, you should be encouraged to consider enrolling for a program at the BAU Faculty of Agricultural Sciences without further delay. Please feel free to contact usif you have further questions or require clarification on any of the Faculty programs.