About MSU

Mindanao State University-General Santos City (MSU-GSC), through its functions of instruction, research and extension services, shall endeavor to provide its client communities the trained human resources required for the development of SOCSKSARGEN and Southern Mindanao, and help hasten the upliftment of the living conditions of the Muslims and other tribal communities therein.


In the pursuit of the above mission-vision, the University is set to:

  • Strengthen and pursue vigorously the training for technical skills in the thrust areas of agriculture, fisheries, engineering, and allied fields which are needed in the front line units of the burgeoning industries and private entrepreneurial initiatives for self-sufficiency of its service-area;
  • Develop competent middle- and high-level professionals to man and manage the growing number of industries, government agencies, and private enterprises;
  • Utilize instruction, research and extension/community services in the development, promotion and utilization of appropriate and useful technologies in agro-forestry, fisheries, agribusiness, engineering, and other allied fields/sciences;
  • Provide demand-driven and local-needs-centered extension/community services for individual and collective economic capability building;
  • Promote and develop judicious utilization and protection of the environment within the context of a sustainable development; and
  • Work for the upliftment of the educationally disadvantaged ethnic/tribal communities to hasten their holistic development.