Nigerian Polytechnics Offering Community Health

The need to study Community Health is not new. It is a growing problem across Africa and in the world at large. This article is meant to help you determine which Polytechnics offer this course.

In this article, we will share The subject combinations needed to study Community Health, JAMB UTME Subjects and Requirements, O’Level Subjects Requirements, and other information you require to gain admission to study Community Health successfully.

List of Polytechnics that offer Community Health as a course

The following is the list of polytechnics that offer Community Health as a course:

  • Abia State College Of Health Sciences And Management Technology, Aba
  • College Of Health Technology, Calabar, Cross River State
  • College Of Health Technology, Zawan, Plateau State
  • Nkst College Of Health Technology, Mkar
  • Ogun State College Of Health Technology, Ilese-Ijebu, Ogun State
  • Ondo State School Of Health Technology, Akure, Ondo State
  • Shehu Idris College Of Health Sciences And Technology, Makarfi

Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combinations needed to study Community Health under the Faculty of Medical, Pharmaceutical & Health Sciences in the above Universities include;

  • Mathematics, 
  • Physics and 
  • Chemistry

O’Level Requirements

The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Community Health;

  • Mathematics, Biology/Health Science, and any three from Nutrition, Chemistry, Physics, Religious Studies, Geography, Economics, Nigerian Language, Plus at least a pass in English Language, Food, and Nutrition/Home Management.

Direct Entry Requirements

These are the conditions you need to fulfill to gain Direct Entry admission to study Community Health if you don’t intend to use UTME. You require;

five ‘O’ level credits in English language, Biology/Health Science, one subject from Chemistry, Food and Nutrition/Home Economics, Physics or Geography, and two subjects chosen from Economics, Accounts, Commerce, Agric Science, Government, and Social Science. 


If you have read the above article, you will be able to make a decision on where to study Community Health. Most importantly, you will know what’s required of you.

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