Strategic Goal

To grow the university to 10 faculties with 35000 students by 2023, which growth would be supported by appropriate teaching, learning, and research facilities.

Vision of the University

To be a leading, innovative, entrepreneurial and technologically driven world-class university, which is unique, development-oriented, pace-setting and stakeholder-driven, producing internationally acclaimed graduates for the empowerment of society and creation of wealth.


Guided by its Vision, MSU aims at being a leading internationally respected University which embraces diversity and community engagement whilst at the same time inspiring a spirit of life-long learning.  This would be achieved through commitment to:

  • A results-based culture premised on performance contracting;
  • Student-centered learning through quality and relevant research;
  • Teaching and training by means of flexible packaging, work-related learning, community engagement and strategic partnerships with the University’s stakeholders;
  • Sustainable socio-economic transformation through industrialization and modernization of the economy;
  • The recruitment, motivation, and retention of staff in an environment of a caring University;
  • Producing well rounded (holistic) graduates;
  • The use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) as principal teaching and learning modes of delivery and research;
  • Gender mainstreaming by increasing equality and equity in student admissions, staff recruitment and promotion policies;
  • Good corporate governance policies and practices;
  • Running the University as a business entity;
  • Internationalization of higher education and
  • Embracing diversity and providing equal opportunities for all.

Core Value

The University is guided by the following core values;

  • Hard work
  • Teamwork
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Passion for excellence
  • Self-discipline
  • Respect for others