University of Mkar courses

The courses offered by University of Mkar are:

  1. B.Sc (Hons) Accounting
  2. B.Sc (Hons) Business Management
  3. B.Sc (Ed) Biology
  4. B.Sc (Hons) Biochemistry
  5. B.Sc (Hons) Entrepreneurship
  6. B.Sc (Ed) Chemistry
  7. B.Sc (Hons)Computer Science
  8. B.Sc (Hons) Economics
  9. B.Sc (Hons) Food Science and Technology
  10. B.Sc (Hons)Industrial Chemistry
  11. B.Sc (Hons) Industrial Physics
  12. B.Sc (Hons) International Relations
  13. B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics
  14. B.Sc (Ed) Mathematics
  15. B.Sc (Hons) Mass Communication
  16. B.Sc (Hons) Microbiology
  17. B.Sc (Hons) Physics
  18. B.Sc (Ed) Physics
  19. B.Sc (Hons) Psychology
  20. B.Sc (Hons) Political Science
  21. B.Sc (Hons) Sociology
  22. B.A (Hons) English
  23. B.A (Hons) Religious Studies
  24. B.A (Hons) Philosophy

University of Mkar, Mkar (UMM) is a private faith-based university in Mkar near Gboko. It is located at the foot of the Mkar Hills in Gboko LGA (Local Government Area) of Benue State, Nigeria.

Students of University of Mkar during a Christmas carol

UMM was established by the NKST Church. NKST (Nongu u Kristu u I Ser Sha Tar) is the first Benue church. It has over a million members.

The university was licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC) on the 6th day of June 2005 to operate as a private university.

It is a crown jewel institution of the NKST that is passionate about academic excellence, character development and value addition that puts God at the centre of learning.

The university has had four Vice-Chancellors since inception. The pioneer Vice-Chancellor, Prof. (Mrs) Nancy Ngunan Agbe (2005-2011); was succeeded by Prof. Emmanuel Hemen Agba (2011-2016). The third Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Iorwuese Dickson Gernah whose tenure ended in September 2021 was succeeded by Prof. Zacharys Anger Gundu on 1st September, 2021.