Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Diploma

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) is a community college located in Perkinston, Mississippi. MGCCC has three campuses and five centers: The main campus is located in Perkinston and offers a Community Campus that provides workforce education programs, onsite and online, to south Mississippi residents and employers.

  • Average Tuition USD 2,100

School Description

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College began as the Harrison County Agricultural High School on September 17, 1911. Four years later, north Harrison County became Stone County, and both counties continued to support the school. On September 14, 1925, with the support of Jackson County, Harrison-Stone-Jackson Agricultural High School and Junior College began offering its first year of Junior College work. In 1962, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College District was formed, and three years later, Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College added the Jefferson Davis and Jackson County campuses. Between 1965 and 1985, 4 new centres were opened. The college name was changed to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on October 1, 1987.

Today, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been nominated for the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence. It is currently in the 120 eligible schools for the 2013 award. MGCCC was among the top 10 finalists for the same award in 2011. The college's athletic teams are known as the Bulldogs. They compete in the Mississippi Community College Athletic Conference in football, basketball, baseball, soccer, softball, golf and tennis. MGCCC won the National Junior College Athletic Association Football Championship in 1971, 1984 and was the co-national champion in 2007.

Diploma Programs

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    3D Modeling and Design Technology

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Accounting Technology

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Business Engineering

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations, and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations. Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Childhood Education

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Computer Applications

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Computer Engineering

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Computer Engineering

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Construction Engineering

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific, mathematical, and management principles to the planning, design, and building of facilities and structures. Includes instruction in civil engineering, structural principles, site analysis, computer-assisted design, geology, evaluation and testing, materials, contracting, project management, graphic communications, and applicable laws and regulations.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Criminal Justice

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, operational command leadership, administration of public police organizations, labor relations, incident response strategies, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Film Studies

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Fine Arts

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Food Science

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of converting raw agricultural products into processed forms suitable for direct human consumption, and the storage of such products. Includes instruction in applicable aspects of the agricultural sciences, human physiology and nutrition, food chemistry, agricultural products processing, food additives, food preparation and packaging, food storage and shipment, and related aspects of human health and safety including toxicology and pathology.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Information Systems

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Marketing

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Medicine

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Music Education

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the introductory study and appreciation of music and the performing arts. Includes instruction in music, dance, and other performing arts media.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Nursing

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been nominated for the Aspen Institute Prize for Community College Excellence.

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