Faculty of Medicine began in 1989 offering one programme Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery(MBChB) with a humble number of 43 students and 5 teaching staff this was when the National Resistance council passed a Statute establishing Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST).
To train health professionals (doctors, nurses, Pharmacists and laboratory scientists) who are acquainted with different working conditions and health needs of society and therefore who will be prepared to work in rural as well as urban settings.
To train a new generation of health professionals(doctors, nurses, Pharmacists and laboratory scientists) capable of playing different roles in the community as health care providers, educators and agents of socio-economic development.
The training offered includes basic science education, broad laboratory and clinical skills, attitudes and abilities so that graduates are adequately prepared and willing to participate in the community designed to promote health and economic development.
To be recognized as a centre of excellence in Health Sciences Education, Research and Community Service.
To become the most competitive medical training institution in the region guided by responsible, transparent, accountable and unshakably committed staff.