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

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Accounting Technology

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Business Administration

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, 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

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of accounting; engineering economy; financial management; industrial and human resource 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

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Computer Applications

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; 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

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Computer Engineering

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Construction Engineering

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Construction Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and management principles; civil engineering; structural principles; site analysis; computer-assisted design; geology; evaluation and testing; and applicable laws and regulations.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Criminal Justice

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; 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

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Fine Arts

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Food Science

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Information Systems

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; 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

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Medicine

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Music Education

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • 51 Main St, Perkinston, MS 39573, USA

    Nursing

    USD 2,100 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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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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