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JAMB Subject Combination for Special Education 2024/2025

JAMB Subject Combination for Special Education 2024/2025: Special education is a field of study that focuses on the educational needs of students with disabilities, learning difficulties, or other special needs. Special education teachers are trained to provide individualized instruction, support, and guidance to these students in various settings, such as schools, hospitals, or rehabilitation centers.

If you are interested in pursuing a degree in special education in Nigeria, you need to know the JAMB subject combination for this course, as well as the admission requirements and the list of universities that offer it. In this post, we will provide you with all the information you need to prepare for your JAMB examination and apply for special education in 2024/2025.

JAMB Subject Combination for Special Education 2024/2025

According to the JAMB brochure, the UTME subject combination for special education is:

  • Use of English
  • Any three of Literature in English, History, French, Geography, Mathematics, Economics, Government, and Christian Religious Studies/Islamic Studies.

This means that you have to choose three subjects from the list above, in addition to the compulsory Use of English, to write in your JAMB examination. You should choose the subjects that you are most comfortable with and that are relevant to your course of study.


Admission Requirements for Special Education 2024/2025

To be eligible for admission into special education, you need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have at least five O’level credits, including English Language, Mathematics, and any other three relevant subjects, in not more than two sittings.
  • You must score at least 180 in your JAMB examination, which is the general cut-off mark for most universities in Nigeria. However, some universities may have higher cut-off marks, so you should check the specific requirements of your preferred institution before applying.
  • You must also pass the post-UTME screening test of your chosen university, which may involve a written examination, an oral interview, or both.
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List of Universities that Offer Special Education in Nigeria 2024/2025

According to the JAMB brochure, the following universities offer special education as a course of study in Nigeria:

  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • University of Jos (UNIJOS)
  • University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  • University of Calabar (UNICAL)
  • University of Uyo (UNIUYO)
  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • University of Abuja (UNIABUJA)
  • University of Benin (UNIBEN)
  • University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)
  • Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)
  • Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  • Federal University, Lafia (FULAFIA)
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)
  • Federal University, Kashere (FUKASHERE)
  • Federal University, Birnin Kebbi (FUBK)
  • Federal University, Gusau (FUGUS)
  • Federal University, Wukari (FUWUKARI)
  • Federal University, Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA)
  • Federal University, Otuoke (FUOTUOKE)
  • Federal University, Ndufu-Alike (FUNAI)
  • Federal University, Lokoja (FULOKOJA)
  • Federal University, Gashua (FUGASHUA)
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM)
  • Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE)
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola (MAUTECH)
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi (ATBU)
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (UNIZIK)
  • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  • Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye (OOU)
  • Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode (TASUED)
  • Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA)
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU)
  • Lagos State University, Ojo (LASU)
  • Benue State University, Makurdi (BSU)
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK)
  • Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island (NDU)
  • Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, Katsina (UMYU)
  • Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBU)
  • Kogi State University, Anyigba (KSU)
  • Kwara State University, Ilorin (KWASU)
  • Osun State University, Osogbo (UNIOSUN)
  • Sokoto State University, Sokoto (SSU)
  • Adamawa State University, Mubi (ADSU)
  • Bauchi State University, Gadau (BASUG)
  • Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki (EBSU)
  • Gombe State University, Gombe (GSU)
  • Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil (KUST)
  • Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA)
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos (PLASU)
  • Taraba State University, Jalingo (TSUJ)
  • Yobe State University, Damaturu (YSU)
  • Cross River University of Technology, Calabar (CRUTECH)
  • Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu (ESUT)
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt (RSUST)
  • Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot-Akpaden (AKSU)
  • Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU)
  • Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli (COOU)
  • Delta State University, Abraka (DELSU)
  • Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU)
  • Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt (IAUE)
  • Kaduna State University, Kaduna (KASU)
  • Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH)
  • Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa (OSUSTECH)
  • Sule Lamido University, Kafin Hausa (SLU)
  • Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU)
  • Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU)
  • Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin (AL-HIKMAH)
  • Al-Qalam University, Katsina (AUK)
  • American University of Nigeria, Yola (AUN)
  • Augustine University, Ilara (AUI)
  • Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo (BABCOCK)
  • Baze University, Abuja (BAZE)
  • Bells University of Technology, Ota (BELLS)
  • Benson Idahosa University, Benin City (BIU)
  • Bingham University, Karu (BINGHAM)
  • Bowen University, Iwo (BOWEN)
  • Caleb University, Lagos (CALEB)
  • Caritas University, Enugu (CARITAS)
  • Chrisland University, Owode (CHRISLAND)
  • Covenant University, Ota (CU)
  • Crawford University, Igbesa (CRAWFORD)
  • Crescent University, Abeokuta (CUAB)
  • Edwin Clark University, Kiagbodo (ECU)
  • Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin (ELIZADE)
  • Fountain University, Oshogbo (FOUNTAIN)
  • Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike (GO)
  • Gregory University, Uturu (GUU)
  • Hallmark University, Ijebu-Itele (HALLMARK)
  • Hezekiah University, Umudi (UNIHEZ)
  • Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO)
  • Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji (JABU)
  • Kings University, Ode Omu (UNIKINGS)
  • Kwararafa University, Wukari (KWARARAFA)
  • Landmark University, Omu-Aran (LANDMARK)
  • Lead City University, Ibadan (LCU)
  • Madonna University, Okija (MADONNA)
  • Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo (MCU)
  • Mountain Top University, Makogi/Oba (MTU)
  • Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja (NUN)
  • Novena University, Ogume (NOVENA)
  • Obong University, Obong Ntak (OU)
  • Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu (ODUDUWA)
  • Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos (PAU)
  • Paul University, Awka (PAUL)
  • Redeemer’s University, Ede (RUN)
  • Renaissance University, Enugu (RNU)
  • Rhema University, Obeama-Asa (RHEMA)
  • Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene (RITMAN)
  • Salem University, Lokoja (SALEM)
  • Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa
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Special education is a rewarding and challenging career that requires passion, patience, and dedication. If you want to become a special education teacher in Nigeria, you need to know the JAMB subject combination, the admission requirements, and the list of universities that offer this course. We hope that this post has provided you with useful information and guidance on how to prepare for your JAMB examination and apply for special education in 2024/2025. We wish you all the best in your academic pursuit.


Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about special education in Nigeria:

What is the duration of special education in Nigeria?

The duration of special education in Nigeria depends on the level of study and the university. Generally, a bachelor’s degree in special education takes four years to complete, while a master’s degree takes two years, and a doctorate degree takes three to five years.

What are the career opportunities for special education graduates in Nigeria?

Special education graduates in Nigeria have various career opportunities in the public and private sectors. Some of the possible job roles are:

Special education teacher
Special education consultant
Special education coordinator
Special education administrator
Special education researcher
Special education advocate
Special education counselor
Special education therapist

What are the skills and qualities of a good special education teacher in Nigeria?

A good special education teacher in Nigeria should have the following skills and qualities:

– Knowledge of the curriculum and the special education laws and policies
– Ability to assess the needs and abilities of students with special needs
– Ability to design and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and instructional strategies
– Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with students, parents, colleagues, and other stakeholders
– Ability to manage the classroom and handle behavioral and emotional issues
– Ability to use assistive technology and adaptive materials
– Ability to motivate and inspire students with special needs
– Empathy, compassion, patience, and flexibility

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