University Of Professional Studies Accra



We strive to provide and promote higher professional education and training in business and other social sciences related discipline by leveraging a structured mix of scholarship with professionalism in Ghana and beyond.

We believe our first responsibility is to the students, staff, parents, alumni and all other stake holders. In meeting their need, everything we do epitomize scholarship with professionalism. A scholarship to us means “the pursuit and acquisition of knowledge” and Professionalism means “application of knowledge for development in an ethical way” these two are the key driven forces of UPSA’sexistence.


In achieving its mission and objectives, the University relies on three functional areas which include:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Research and Community Service
  • Business Development and Skills Training

Opportunities for Students

UPSA is accredited by the Accreditation Council Business Schools Practice, a highly recognized international accreditation Body in the United States.

The Industrial Relations Department was created to advocate for stronger relations with Industries, Professional Institutions Associations, and similar bodies in academia. The Department helps students obtain Internships/Practical Attachments, coordinates National Service activities, and issues Academic Research letters to students for their research works.

Once you are enrolled in a degree program, you have the opportunity to benefit from free tuition in any professional programme, namely: CIM, ICSA, and ACCA.

Centre for International Education and Collaboration has an International Student’s Office to assist and provide services to international students in UPSA. They assist with international students with visas, integrating into Ghana and campus life, and give advice on accommodation.

UPSA is located in East Legon, a peaceful and well-developed suburb of Accra, the capital city of Ghana. The surrounding area of the university boasts a wide array of restaurants and shopping centres for students’ convenience. The campus is also equipped with a full medical clinic, a canteen for meals and snacks, a state-of-the-art five-story library complex, counselling services, and a hostel for students within walking distance.

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This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MPhil /MSc in Leadership

Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 Ghana Accra

The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. [+]

MPhil /MSc in Leadership The Master Of Science Programme The Master of Science in Leadership Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The Programme is intended to develop leaders with a global impact. The Programme was developed with inputs from leaders of global operations of a variety of public, private and non-profit / non-governmental organisations. The Programme is designed for those working in, or interested in working in organisations such as embassies, high commissions, international non-governmental organisations, corporations doing business in the global market, governments, public sector officials, and the security services. The purpose of the Master of Science in Leadership Programme is to produce exceptional leaders. This blended Master’s Degree Programme is one of its kind in the country and provides opportunities for adults to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes, which will equip them to perform creatively, ethically and effectively within their organisations. The programme also empowers those who want to learn in a way that creates value and brings about a constructive difference with their presence. The Programme has been designed flexibly without compromising on the academic rigour and at the same time, made to suit the busy schedules of participants. Participants are presented with online library and interaction with local and international faculties. Online streaming video lectures and outstanding communication between faculty and students bring to life the classroom situation, offering an educational experience that no text-based degree programme can match. To make it truly... [-]

Post address
P.O.Box LG 149 OR
Tel: +233 303-937542

Location address
East Legon
Accra, GH