A higher education facility called Imo State Polytechnic is located in Umuagwo, Imo State, Nigeria. As the Michael Okpara College of Agriculture, Umuagwo, it was founded in 1978. In 2007, it was given polytechnic status and changed its name to the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo.
The Imo State Polytechnic Umuagwo’s Acting Rector is currently Sir Mbadike John Okechukwu. On February 7, 2020, Senator Hope Uzodinma, the executive governor of Imo State, appointed him acting rector of the polytechnic.Sir Mbadike John Okechukwu is a native of Umuma-Isiaku Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State.
The institution is authorized to confer both the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma.In an environment where young people can develop personally, academically, and professionally through sacrifice and self-determination, the Polytechnic aspires to help students develop their personalities to greater levels of human experience.
The Polytechnic is renowned for its engaging, resourceful, technology-oriented, and collaborative environment—in the classroom, on and off campus, and throughout the federation—with over 10,000 bright undergraduate students and over 2000 dynamic, youthful, and creative workers.The Jamb cut off mark as at 2022/2023 Academic Session is 120.
The following are the courses offered in IMO State Polytechnic (Imopoly):
Animal Production & Health Technology
Banking and Finance
Business Administration & Management
Cooperative Economics & Management
Forestry and Environmental Management Technology
Food Science Technology
Nutrition & Dietetics
Office Technology & Management
Science Laboratory Technology
Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering/Technology
Chemical Engineering Technology
Estate Management & Valuation
Mechanical Engineering Technology