Mindanao State University - Main Campus

College of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

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MSU System aspires to be a Center of Excellence in Instruction, Research and Extension transforming itself into a premier and globally competitive national peace university


MSU System is committed to:

  • Lead in social transformation through peace education and integration of the Muslims and other cultural minority groups into the mainstream society;
  • Ensure excellence in instruction, research development, innovation, extension, and environmental education and discovery;
  • Advance national and international linkages through collaborations; and
  • Demonstrate greater excellence, relevance, and inclusiveness for Mindanao and the Filipino nation.


  1. Generate technologies in fish production, fish processing and sustainable fish capture practices that can be translated into livelihood projects and other needs of client communities.
  2. Accelerate research activities in marine and aquatic sciences, while actively involving itself in the sustainable management and development of Lake Lanao fisheries and other lacustrine, riverine and marine ecosystems in the MINSUPALA region.
  3. Produce quality and morally-upright graduates who have the technical competencies to handle managerial job, conduct research studies, deliver extension services; and are capable of self-employment, imbued with high level of integrity, nationalism and ethical standards.
  4. Strengthen the income generating projects in fish production and processing of fishery products, being one of the profit centers of the University.


  • Administrative Unit
  • Fisheries Science Department
  • Fisheries Technology Department
  • Production Department
  • Research and Innovation Office
  • Extension and Development Office

Programs Offered

  • BS Fisheries
  • DT Aquaculture
  • DT Fish Processing

College Contact Info

College Information Officer

CFAS Building, Fisheries drive
Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines

+63 9771121374

Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Social Info

BS Fisheries

DT Aquaculture

DT Fish Processing

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Unlocking Insights and Forging Collaborations: The 21st NRCP Mindanao Regional Cluster Convention at Caraga State University

21st NRCP Mindanao Regional Cluster Convention unfolded from November 30 to December 1, 2023 at Caraga State University. This annual gathering, dedicated to fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange, brought together esteemed researchers, local government units (LGUs), higher education institutions (HEIs), and representatives from the Third Sector.

One of the highlights of the event was the solemn oath-taking ceremony for new Associate Members of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP). With a commitment to advancing research and contributing to the scientific community, these members pledged to uphold the principles of innovation and excellence.

The Convention also provided a platform for budding scientists and researchers to showcase their work through a Scientific Poster Competition. Among the notable presentations was Jhumar O. Jamis’s insightful poster entitled “The Emerging Biofloc Technology: Its Application to Giant Freshwater Prawn Nursery.”


4th International Conference on Environment and Forest Conservation Concludes in Davao City

The 4th International Conference on Environment and Forest Conservation unfolded at the Acacia Hotel from November 15 to 17, 2023. This three-day event served as a crucible for researchers, environmentalists, and academics to converge, discuss, and present findings aimed at advancing sustainable practices.

One of the oral presentations came from Jhumar O. Jamis, a distinguished faculty and researcher from Mindanao State University – College of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (MSU-CFAS). Jamis’s paper, titled “Biofloc Technology: A Zero Water Exchange Nursery Culture of Giant Freshwater Prawn,” holds sustainable aquaculture practices, minimizing environmental impact and conserving water resources.


Been wanting to know about fishes and our aquatic realms?
Here’s our first launch of our info-series #FishFacts101 by the College of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
The college of fisheries and aquatic sciences extended expertise to the Pindig-Agro Fisheries Producers Cooperative

CFAS Extension Service

The Butig Rehabilitation Program: Organizing and Capacity Development (Skills and Livelihood Training) is a 3-day event to capacitate the people’s organization of Butig towards aquaculture enterprise and to ensure the people’s organizational stability and sustainability as part of the peace-building efforts. This was successfully facilitated by the Ministry of Public Order and Safety. Among the participants on the first day of the 3-day event were the delegates from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform, and LGU of Butig, LDS.

Why Study Here?

The College offers 3 programs; BS Fisheries (a 4-year course), DT in aquaculture and DT in Fish Processing (2-year courses). 

Not only does Mindanao State University provide you the practical skills that is necessary to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon your graduation, but we also make sure that you will have a good sense of social justice so that you make the transition responsibly.

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