1. What is the minimum qualification to enroll in an LTS online degree programme?

LTS has an open-admissions policy for all courses offered Online. This means enrollments are open to students in Nigeria and abroad. Applicants must have at least five credits (English language inclusive) in SSCE, GCE or its equivalent as a basic requirement to be eligible for a four-year programme and at least an additional first degree for a three-year programme.

2. What is the duration of the programme?

Four years, for those whose entry level is an ordinary level certificate (GCE, SSCE, etc.), ordinary national diploma (OND), or national certificate of education (NCE), and Three years for those entering with a previous degree.

3. How do I enroll and register?

Visit the LTS website: lts.edu.ng, locate the ‘Online Studies’ field, and then begin the registration process. You will be required to upload a pdf, JPEG, or png format of your credentials.

4. I have registered for an online course. What happens next?

Having completed your registration, including the uploading of your credentials, and the confirmation of the submission of your referees’ forms, you will be scheduled for an entrance exam that would be administered online. Enrollees are expected to score at 45% in Bible Knowledge and 45% in English language, being the pass mark for the entrance exam. Following a successful entrance exam, you would be issued an admission letter. Subsequent to your acceptance of the admission, you would be required to make payment for the course (s) you’ll be offering.


After payment you will be issued an ItslearningID to participate in your class, gain access to your grades and access our Online library services. Itslearning is a software, a web-based learning system, more like a virtual classroom.

5. How many courses will I be required to take?

The LTS Online degree is a modular programme. On a three-course per module basis, you’ll be required to take a minimum of 3 modules and a maximum of 4 modules per session, depending on the session. A course will be for three weeks for 3 units courses and 10 days for 1.5-unit courses. 15 hours per week for three weeks is required for 3-unit courses, while 3 hours per day for 8 days is required for 1.5-unit courses.

6. How much does an online class cost?

Apart from the registration fee (25 thousand Naira) and the acceptance/matriculation fee (25 thousand Naira), A 3-unit course costs 30 thousand Naira, and 20 thousand for 1.5-unit course. You are expected to pay per module. A module has an average of 3 courses. However, you can pay into your e-wallet for all the modules in a semester or session. Fees will cover tuition, use of the Itslearning Learning Management System (LMS), access to Online library services, and instructional materials uploaded on the LMS. Please, note that your fees do not include textbooks, as you may be required to purchase textbooks in addition to the instructional materials used by your course instructor.

7. When do I have to pay?

Payment should be made almost immediately, after your admission, for you to get your ItslearningID to participate in the online class. Subsequently, you are to pay for each module before you are granted access to the Learning Management System. 

8. What are acceptable payment methods?

Payments are made via the e-wallet generated for you on the school portal as soon as you have registered. You fund the e-wallet either by Transfer or ATM and you transfer your school fees to the school account from your e-wallet.

9. What are the technical requirements for an online course?

All online courses require an internet connection. Almost all online courses are offered through the LMS. Generally, you'll interact with the instructor and other students via email, discussion boards, interactive chat rooms, video conferences, and zoom. Ensure you are subscribed to a very good network, and that you have sufficient data during classes. Also ensure your mobile device is in very good shape, preferably a laptop.

10. What do I do if I need technical assistance?

If you are having technical problems, your first contact should be the IT Service Desk. In most cases, they will be able to resolve your questions. The IT Service Desk will also be able to direct you to the right resource if you need additional support.

11. What methods will be used to teach my online course?

Methods vary by course and instructor but may include pre-recorded or synchronous lectures, videos, podcasts, PowerPoint slides, interactive chat rooms, blog posts, and more. Please refer to the syllabus for your course for details about how your class will be taught.

12. Is there a class outline (syllabus)?

Once you receive your ItslearningID, you will log into the LMS and locate your class where you will find instructions for accessing the course materials, syllabus, and other class information. In many cases, you can find the syllabus on the LMS.

13. What do I do if I have questions about an assignment?

Online learning takes place in a virtual classroom, but the skills used to succeed in it are very similar to those needed for an on-campus class. Questions about assignments or any part of the class should be directed to the faculty or teaching assistant by email or phone, or through the instructional software, Itslearning.

14. How much time will I spend in my virtual classroom?

You should plan to spend at least 5 hours per week in your virtual classroom. Remember, this is an entire seminary semester offered in just a few weeks.

15. How much time will be involved in homework?

For each hour spent in your virtual classroom, you should plan for two to three hours of homework.

16. Will classes meet at a specific time?

Many online courses are delivered asynchronously via the LMS. You view class lectures on your own schedule and complete assignments within a scheduled time frame. You may be required to meet at set times with the faculty member. In a few select cases, courses are taught synchronously, which requires you to attend lectures at a set time, or in a hybrid mode (a mix of asynchronous and synchronous).

17. May I begin my online class early?

It is often possible to begin readings and preparation prior to the first day of class. Please work with your instructor to see if this is an option for your class.


18. How will I be graded?

The criteria for grading will be established by the faculty and outlined on the class syllabus. Online learning is very similar to an on-campus class experience; in this case, the classroom is virtual. Approximately 10 days after the end of your class you may log into your school portal account to view your grades.