In 1963, College of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences was established at Mindanao State University and become the second college in the country to offer a four-year course in Fisheries with an emphasis on Inland Fisheries. It is the major objective of CFAS to conduct instruction, research and extension services in the field of fisheries necessary for the economic development of Mindanao, Sulu and Palawan region. The College offers BS Fisheries program and expects to offer other 4-year programs in the next academic year.
Develop skills in aquaculture, capture fisheries, post-harvest fisheries, aquatic ecology and management, and other fisheries-related fields. BS Fisheries program has four majors and graduates are intended to be knowledgeable in all aspects of fisheries. If you’re a learner who wants a progress into the economy and fisheries industry, this is the best degree for you.
Prof. Warren G. Caneos
Chair, Fisheries Department
CFAS Building, Fisheries Drive
Mindanao State University
Marawi City, Philippines
Mon – Fri 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.
The Antarctic blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is the biggest animal on the planet, weighing up to 400,000 pounds (approximately 33 elephants) and reaching up to 98 feet in length.
You can be an aquaculturist, food scientist/expert, fishery biologist, oceanographer, fishery resource manager, fisheries business manager to name a few for your career path.
Did you know that the Philippines is considered the global epicenter of marine biodiversity and top producer of fish food in the world? This means that you can take part in protecting and sustaining our aquatic resources while maintaining a ecologically-sound production to attain food security.
Enroll now to BS Fisheries program and be part of our growing quality fisheries professionals!