Mission, Vision, and Values

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Mission Statement

The College of Southern Maryland enhances lives and strengthens the economic vitality of a diverse and changing region by providing affordable postsecondary education, workforce development, and cultural and personal enrichment opportunities.


Transforming lives through lifelong learning and service.

Values / Guiding Principles

  • Diversity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Knowledge
  • Respect
  • Teamwork