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Indian River State College Mission Statement & College Goals

As a leader in education and innovation, Indian River State College transforms lives by offering high-quality, affordable and accessible education to the residents of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties through traditional and online delivery. IRSC is a comprehensive college accredited to award Baccalaureate Degrees, Associate Degrees, and Career and Technical Certificates.

We commit to

  • Sustain a learning environment that stimulates the intellect and inspires the imagination
  • Provide a comprehensive support system for academic and career success
  • Advance cultural awareness and appreciation of diversity
  • Stimulate economic growth
  • Develop a highly-skilled workforce
  • Create partnerships to foster economic development and expand opportunities
  • Provide cultural enrichment and lifelong learning
  • Promote civic responsibility and community engagement
  • Treat all students, employees, and community members fairly and with respect
IRSC College Seal

Our Mission is fulfilled through the accomplishments of the following goals:

Educational Access: Provide open access to educational opportunities for all members of our service region. Fiscal Resources: Ensure that all funding secured, received, and utilized by the College is effectively managed in alignment with the mission, goals, and priorities of the institution, as well as the educational needs of the community.
Student Success: Provide services and resources that promote student growth and achievement. Physical Resources: Provide and maintain the necessary land, facilities, and physical resources to create an environment conducive to effective teaching and learning.
Student Development and Satisfaction: Enhance and enrich the student learning experience through comprehensive and accessible support services and co-curricular activities. Workforce Development: Train and prepare a skilled, competent workforce aligned with current and future employment needs and opportunities in our community.
Educational Programs: Develop and deliver educational programs that lead to attainment of students’ educational and career goals and provide the knowledge and skills needed in the workforce. Economic Development: Collaborate with economic development stakeholders and leaders to implement bold initiatives and entrepreneurial opportunities for our service region.
Cultural Enrichment: Improve the quality of life and promote social interaction in our community by serving as a resource for cultural enrichment. Employee Development: Enrich the organizational culture and enhance employee performance through educational and professional growth opportunities.
Equity and Diversity: Demonstrate our commitment to diversity and equity by ensuring that each individual receives the specific resources and services needed to achieve their educational and professional goals. Service: Provide informed, responsive, and respectful service to our students, employees, and community.
Technology: Maximize educational quality, student learning, efficiency of operations, and service to the community through the appropriate integration and utilization of technological resources and infrastructure. Institutional Effectiveness: Collect, analyze, and share performance and outcome data to support evidence-based decision-making.

  1. Great Educational Value
  2. Five Treasure Coast Campuses
  3. Reasonable Cost
  4. Many Financial Aid and Scholarship Opportunities
  5. Small Classes With Professors Who Help You Succeed
  6. Personal Attention
  7. Over 100 Bachelor's Degree, Associate Degree and Technical Certificate Programs
  8. Real-world Learning With Job-related Experiences
  9. Convenient Learning Online - Any Day, Any Time
  10. Full Range of Student Clubs and Activities

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