Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan

Mission, Vision, Values and Pillars of Success


Minnesota State Community and Technical College specializes in affordable and exceptional education, service, and workforce training. We welcome all students and engage them in shaping their futures and their communities.


A success story for every student.


As dedicated professionals, we act with purpose in everything we do. We are sincere and honest in our relationships and communications, and hold ourselves accountable to doing the right thing even when no one is watching.

We welcome, respect and accept people for who they are and celebrate the power of our collective differences in creating and shaping more robust, energized communities.

Through the power of our four campuses, strategic partnerships and creative problem-solving, we enhance communities. We incorporate technology to improve the student experience, and we see continuous improvement as a constant.


I. Student Success
II. Equity and Inclusion
III. Financial Sustainability

Strategic Plan

M State is a college on a mission, and we're all in. As we work together to achieve our mission, you will see our core values of integrity, inclusion and innovation in action on our four campuses and reflected in our strategic partnerships, creative problem solving and welcoming environment. We are committed to shaping a stronger, brighter future for all.

Strategic Plan:

Annual Work Plans:


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Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

M State's Strategic Enrollment Management Plan highlights strategic recruitment, retention and graduation goals intended to advance the college's mission and vision of a success story for every student.

Strategic Enrollment Management Plan: