The objectives of the programme are in line with the National Policy on Education 2004 which shall be to:
- Provide access to quality education and equity in educational opportunities for those who otherwise would have been denied.
- Meet special needs of employers by mounting special certificate courses for their employees at their work place.
- Encourage internationalization especially of tertiary education curricula.
- Ameliorate the effect of internal and external brain drain in the University by utilizing Nigerian expert teachers regardless of their location or places of work.