Three out of four students enroll at Gulf Coast with the plan to move on to four-year institutions after they earn an associate’s degree. Add that to the fact that we’re one of the top-100 community colleges in the nation, and you’re looking at a college that gives you what you need, when you need it.
Prepare for employment opportunities in the Accounting field. You’ll learn the latest version of Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks.
Train for the unique accounting needs of the gaming industry with specialized classes in Casino business strategy and financial accounting.
Prepare for a number of administrative and clerical positions within a professional office setting.
Administrative office, casino business, and marketing courses for students to gain the entry-level skills needed to be effective professionals in gaming operations.
The Adult Education program gives individuals the opportunity to take classes that prepare them to take a High School Equivalency test and to improve their reading, writing, language and/or math skills.
Prepare for a career in one of these hands-on industries.
- Apprentice Electric Lineman
- Automation and Controls Technology
- Commercial and Residential Construction Technology
- Construction Engineering Technology
- Electrical Technology
- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology
- System Based Electronics
- Instrumentation and Controls Technology
- Maritime Multi-Craft Technology
- Maritime Technology
- Millwright/Outside Machinist Technology
- Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology
- Process Operations Technology
- Welding Technology
- Auto Collision Repair Technology
- Automotive Light Diesel Technology
- Automotive Technology
- Commercial Truck Driving
- Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology – Diesel Option
- Unmanned Maritime Systems Technology
MGCCC trains Allied Health Professionals working across the Healthcare field. We offer programs in the following fields:
- Emergency Medical Sciences EMT – Basic
- Emergency Medical Sciences Paramedic
- Medical Assisting Technology
- Medical Laboratory Technology
- Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Physical Therapist Assistant
- Radiologic Technology (Radiography)
- Respiratory Care Technology
- Surgical Technology
This one-semester, 600-hour program prepares students for an entry level position as an electrical power line installer or repairer.
An apprenticeship program can help in the recruitment and development of a skilled workforce, standardize training across multiple job sites, reduce turnover costs, and increases employee retention,
MGCCC offers two career and technical programs related to Arts & Humanities:
- Graphic Design Technology
- Interpreter Training Technology (ASL)
Weekday Classes Only
Become a registered nurse (RN) with one semester of pre-requisites and four semesters of ADN course work. The curriculum allows for an ADN entrance and completion or an ADN entrance with a PN Exit completion. As an ADN/PN option program, the curriculum is designed to prepare students to become qualified registered nurses or practical nurses.
Students prepare for entry level positions in the collision repair trade as body, frame, and refinish technicians.
Automation and Controls Technology is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical skills needed for support of the advanced manufacturing industry.
The Light Duty Diesel diploma option offers students an opportunity to specialize in light duty diesel systems after completing the first two semesters of the Automotive Technology program.
The Automotive Technology program prepares students for entry-level positions in automotive repair and maintenance.
MGCCC provides academic scholarships for full-time, first-time to enter college students with qualifying ACT scores. The students must be legal residents of Mississippi, meet all admission requirements, and register for classes.
To help us make the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College website a positive place for everyone, we’ve been using the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone.
Achieving the Dream (ATD) leads a growing network of more than 200 community colleges committed to helping their students, particularly low-income students and students of color, achieve their goals for academic success, personal growth, and economic opportunity.
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As Mississippi Gulf Coast becomes aware of additional external scholarship opportunities available to our students, those opportunities will be posted here.
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The history of the Alumni Association is rich in tradition. For over 100 years, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has produced great leaders and athletes who have received local, state, and national acclaim. The MGCCC Alumni Association serves as a link between the college and its alumni, faculty, and friends.
The Annual Scholarship Gala is the Foundation’s primary fundraiser. Gala donations go directly toward scholarships that help provide a quality education to many deserving students.
Apply for housing at MGCCC and experience the convenience and community of campus living. We offer comfortable, affordable, and safe student housing in our Perkinston Campus Residence Halls.
Athletic scholarships are awarded based on a student’s individual abilities. These scholarships require students to comply with all MACJC and NJCAA policies. The awarding of athletic scholarships will be in accordance with the MACJC Handbook as approved by the community and junior college presidents.
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