Mission

The mission of Nasarawa State University is to serve as an institution for intellectual development whose ideal is the training men and women to acquire appropriate skills, abilities and competences, both mental and physical, as well as inculcating the right type of values and attitudes for the wellbeing of the society in general. Therefore, Home Economics department is committed to production of professionals that are adequately equipped with environmental, social, economic and entrepreneurial skills for communal development and to promote propagation, exchange and dissemination of knowledge.

Vision

The mission of Nasarawa State University is to serve as an institution for intellectual development whose ideal is the training men and women to acquire appropriate skills, abilities and competences, both mental and physical, as well as inculcating the right type of values and attitudes for the wellbeing of the society in general. Therefore, Home Economics department is committed to production of professionals that are adequately equipped with environmental, social, economic and entrepreneurial skills for communal development and to promote propagation, exchange and dissemination of knowledge.

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HOD's Message

You are welcome to Home Science and Management Department in Nasarawa State University, Lafia campus. Historically, in Nigeria, Home Science and Management (HSM) came into existence in 1909 and was recognized as a profession concerned with the improvement of the quality of life in the home and community. HSM is concerned with the holistic nature of the human being from the physical, emotional and biological aspects; to be able to understand the holistic developmental needs of man. HSM draws knowledge from many basic disciplines such as sociology, psychology, agriculture, mathematics, physics, chemistry, fine arts, and economics. The Profession apply the principles, skills and knowledge derived from these other basic disciplines to the problems people encounter in day-to-day living.

Departmental Board

 1 Anikweze Gloria Uchenna  Professor
 2 Shailong Calista Nwamaka      SL
 3 AwogbenjaDehinde      SL
 4 Adgidzi Eunice  A.  SL
 5 Oforghor A.O.      L1

Brief Profile

Brief Profile of the Department-Home Science and Management Department started as far back as in 2002/2003 academic session here in Lafia Campus. It was headed first by Dr. F.U. Ugwuonah who acted as the Coordinator of the Department until 2005/2006 when Prof. G.U.Anikweze took over the Ag.HOD and handed over to Dr. H.J. Kaka in 2009/2010 session. Dr. Kaka piloted the affairs of this noble Department for ten years and handed over to the present Ag.HOD, Dr C.N. Shailong in 2019/2020 academic session. For the past 16 years of the existence of this Department, more than five hundred students have been graduated with excellent results. The Department is trying its best to improve the life standard of her students by enriching them with good and saleable skills for their survival and betterment of the society.

Programs

Home Science and Management offer the following programmes-   

1. Bsc.

2. PGD

3. Msc 

4. Ph.D  in Home Science and Management.