The School is to train students to be able to meet the ever-growing needs of laboratories in educational establishments, industries and research institutes in their areas of specializations. The school also undertakes consultancy services in the area of Agriculture, Hospitality Management, Food Nutrition, Ceramics, Biological and Physical Laboratory Science Technology. The school runs National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes, it was founded in 1995.
The School of Art and Industrial Design started as a Department under School of Business Studies of the Auchi Polytechnic, then in Benin Campus in 1974. In 1976 it was upgraded to a full fledged School and moved to Auchi in 1977 with three major Departments comprising of six units, namely; Painting and General Art, Graphics and Textiles, Sculpture and Ceramics Departments.
The School of Business Studies is one of the oldest schools in Auchi Polytechnic then in 1974.
The School of Information and Communication Technology was established in October 2010. Interestingly, the department of Mass Communication and office Technology and Management were carved out from the School of Business Studies while the Department of Statistics and Computer Science were carved out from School of Applied Science.
The School of Business Studies is one of the oldest schools in Auchi Polytechnic.
The school runs National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes. A Post-HND program is offered in the Department of Urban & Regional Planning leading to the award of a Professional Diploma (PD). In July, 2018 the School of Environmental Studies was relocated from Area I to Area III of the Campus. This was due to the need for expansion of its facilities to accommodate the increasing number of Staff and Students in recent time.
The School of Evening Studies was founded in 1988 with the initial name of Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). It took off with the Department of Secretarial Studies for the award of Confidential Secretary, Grade III Certificate. In the 2005/2006 academic session, it assumed the name School of Part-time Studies (SPATS) before its current name of School of Evening Studies (SES) came into being in the 2006/2007 academic session.
General Studies school services other departments in the areas of Mathematics, Basic Science, Languages, Citizenship Education, Research Methods, Law, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy, Physical & Health Education, Geography etc. The school’s journal is the Journal for arts, management, sciences and technology (JAMST).