Mission, Vision, Values, and Institutional Goals


Methodist College is committed to providing quality educational programs that promote holistic development, civic engagement, and community service to a diverse student population of future healthcare and human services professionals. (Revised: 04/08/2020)


Methodist College will be the premier college of choice for excellence in Health Science and Human Service education within the Midwest.


Human Dignity: Unconditional respect for the inherent worth, uniqueness, and autonomy of individuals. 

Integrity: Displaying strong moral character and acting in accordance with accepted standards of behavior and an appropriate code of ethics.

Inquiry: An active process of exploration and investigation that leads to understanding and construction of knowledge throughout one's life.

Social Justice: Acting in accordance with fair treatment regardless of gender, economic status, race, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, disability, or sexual orientation. 

Institutional Goals

  • Create and support a positive, student-centered learning environment.
  • Provide quality instruction and programs.
  • Create quality student support services and programs.
  • Recruit and retain a diverse, qualified workforce.
  • Promote fiscal responsibility and accountability.
  • Provide adequate resources to support institutional mission.
  • Recruit and retain a qualified, diverse student body.
  • Develop collaborative relationships for the benefit of the community.