VSM is a private not-for-profit institution of higher education. Its mission is to change lives for good by offering high quality and relevant lifelong education to anyone with the desire to learn. The mission is based on these philosophical principles:
- Education is a lifelong process and must be relevant to the student's aspirations;
- Education should be affordable and offered, as much as possible, at the student's convenience; and
- Opportunity to learn should be open to anyone with the desire to achieve.
VŠM closely cooperates with its US partner – City University of Seattle, which offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and the Master of Business Administration programs (MBA), and its diplomas are fully accredited in the USA. VŠM offers its programs through various study formats including its highly innovative and standardized on-line program.
It is accredited by the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic at the undergraduate, graduate and PhD. levels for academic programs in business management.