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USM Vision

Quality and relevant education for its clientele to be globally competitive, culture-sensitive and morally responsive human resources for sustainable development.


USM Mission

Help accelerate socio-economic development, promote harmony among diverse communities and improve quality of life through instruction, research, extension and resource generation in Southern Philippines.

Core Values



1. To provide programs of instruction and professional trainings primarily in the fields of science and technology, especially in agriculture and industrial fields.

2. To promote advanced studies, research, and extension services and progressive leadership in all fields of agriculture, including agribusiness, foods and nutrition, fishery, forestry, animal and veterinary sciences, engineering, industrial education, and other courses needed in the socio-economic development of Mindanao.

3. To develop courses at the graduate level responsive to the manpower needs of development-oriented agencies in the region.

4. To provide non-formal education and undertake various extension programs in food production, nutrition, trades and industries, engineering, health and  sports development, and to offer scholarships and/or part time job opportunities to the socio-economically deprived but deserving students.


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