Mission Vision Values
Humane Society University is an independent, non-profit university promoting a more humane world for people and animals through education of students and advancement of knowledge in areas related to animal protection and animal welfare. It is unique as an institution of higher learning devoted exclusively to ideas, values and issues associated with animal protection and the human-animal relationship.
Humane Society University will promote a more humane world for human and non-human animals.
Humane Society University’s core values guide activities, govern priorities, and influence strategic allocation of resources. These values are enduring and are central to the university’s mission:
Excellence: programs of study are taught by professionals and scholars who have advanced degrees or are noted leaders in their fields of study.
Social Responsibility: encourages critical thinking and examination of practices, assumptions, and ethics related to all animals.
Diversity: provide a student-centered learning environment accessible to students of diverse ages, experiences, professional backgrounds, cultures, socio-economic status, and geography.
Growth: promotes personal and professional growth by facilitating intellectual exchanges and fostering relationships among students and faculty.
Accessibility: provides distance-learning study programs for both degree and non-degree seeking students.
Affordability: tuition and fees will support student access.