Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

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Construction Industry

Architectural Drafter

3D Modeling and Design Technology Certificate

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The 3D Modeling and Design Technology program provides students instruction in all phases of design technology in order to prepare them for positions as designers or computer-aided drafting technicians.

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3D Modeling and Design Technology, A.A.S.

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The 3D Modeling and Design Technology program provides students instruction in all phases of design technology in order to prepare them for positions as designers or computer-aided drafting technicians.

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Electrician

Electrical Career Certificate

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The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals to install, operate, maintain, and repair electrically energized systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electrical wiring; DC and AC motors and controls; and electrical distribution panels. Instruction in the use of test equipment and meters is included. Safety training is an integral part of the instructional program.

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Electrical Technical Certificate

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The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals to install, operate, maintain, and repair electrically energized systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electrical wiring; DC and AC motors and controls; and electrical distribution panels. Instruction in the use of test equipment and meters is included. Safety training is an integral part of the instructional program.

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Electrical Technology, A.A.S.

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The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals to install, operate, maintain, and repair electrically energized systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electrical wiring; DC and AC motors and controls; and electrical distribution panels. Instruction in the use of test equipment and meters is included. Safety training is an integral part of the instructional program.

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HVAC Technician

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Career Certificate

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering
departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology Technical Certificate

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering
departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology, A.A.S.

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Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to work in engineering
departments or private firms installing, maintaining, and operating small or medium air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology- Diesel Option Accelerated Transition Pathway Certificate

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The Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Program is an instructional program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components.

The program offers an accelerated transition pathway of 15 semester credit hours, a career certificate at 30 semester credit hours, a diploma at 45 semester credit hours for a heavy equipment and diesel option and an Associate of Applied Science degree at 60 semester credit hours.

The curriculum utilized the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 2014 Medium/Heavy Truck standards. These documents serve as national standards for certification of medium/heavy truck and construction equipment technician programs.

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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology- Diesel Option Career Certificate

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The Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Program is an instructional program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components.

The program offers an accelerated transition pathway of 15 semester credit hours, a career certificate at 30 semester credit hours, a diploma at 45 semester credit hours for a heavy equipment and diesel option and an Associate of Applied Science degree at 60 semester credit hours.

The curriculum utilized the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 2014 Medium/Heavy Truck standards. These documents serve as national standards for certification of medium/heavy truck and construction equipment technician programs.

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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology- Diesel Option Technical Certificate

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The Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Program is an instructional program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components.

The program offers an accelerated transition pathway of 15 semester credit hours, a career certificate at 30 semester credit hours, a diploma at 45 semester credit hours for a heavy equipment and diesel option and an Associate of Applied Science degree at 60 semester credit hours.

The curriculum utilized the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 2014 Medium/Heavy Truck standards. These documents serve as national standards for certification of medium/heavy truck and construction equipment technician programs.

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Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology- Diesel Option, A.A.S.

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The Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Program is an instructional program that provides students with competencies required to maintain and repair a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. The program includes instruction in inspection, repair, and maintenance of engines, power trains, hydraulic systems, and other components.

The program offers an accelerated transition pathway of 15 semester credit hours, a career certificate at 30 semester credit hours, a diploma at 45 semester credit hours for a heavy equipment and diesel option and an Associate of Applied Science degree at 60 semester credit hours.

The curriculum utilized the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) 2014 Medium/Heavy Truck standards. These documents serve as national standards for certification of medium/heavy truck and construction equipment technician programs.

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Welder

Welding Career Certificate

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The Welding and Cutting Technology curriculum is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting.

Electives are available in advanced levels of welding and cutting.
The welding competencies required in this curriculum were developed to coincide with the Guide for the Training and Qualification of
Welding Personnel: Entry Level Welders (AWS EG2.10-95) and Specification for Qualification and Certification for Entry Level
Welders (AWS QC 10-95).

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Welding Technical Certificate

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The Welding and Cutting Technology curriculum is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting.

Electives are available in advanced levels of welding and cutting.
The welding competencies required in this curriculum were developed to coincide with the Guide for the Training and Qualification of
Welding Personnel: Entry Level Welders (AWS EG2.10-95) and Specification for Qualification and Certification for Entry Level
Welders (AWS QC 10-95).

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Welding, A.A.S.

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The Welding and Cutting Technology curriculum is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting.

Electives are available in advanced levels of welding and cutting.
The welding competencies required in this curriculum were developed to coincide with the Guide for the Training and Qualification of
Welding Personnel: Entry Level Welders (AWS EG2.10-95) and Specification for Qualification and Certification for Entry Level
Welders (AWS QC 10-95).

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Energy Industry

Electrical Lineman

Apprentice Electric Lineman Certificate

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The Apprentice Electric Lineman program at George County Center is a one semester, 600 hour program. Students receive specialized instruction in certification areas required by the electrical power industry. Upon completion, students are prepared for an entry level position as an electrical power-line installer or repairer.

The curriculum focuses on basic safety, basic electricity, pole climbing and bucket truck operation, along with other basic skills needed for entry level work in the utilities field.

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Transportation Industry

Auto Body Technician

Auto Collision Repair Technology Career Certificate

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Auto Collision Repair Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry level into the collision repair, frame, and refinishing trade. Upon completion of this program, the students will be prepared for beginning positions as body, frame, and refinish technicians.

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Auto Collision Repair Technology Technical Certificate

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Auto Collision Repair Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry level into the collision repair, frame, and refinishing trade. Upon completion of this program, the students will be prepared for beginning positions as body, frame, and refinish technicians.

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Auto Collision Repair Technology, A.A.S.

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Auto Collision Repair Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry level into the collision repair, frame, and refinishing trade. Upon completion of this program, the students will be prepared for beginning positions as body, frame, and refinish technicians.

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Diesel Mechanic

Automotive Light Duty Diesel Technology Certificate

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The Light Duty Diesel diploma option offers students an opportunity to specialize after completing the first two semesters of the Automotive Technology program.

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Automotive Light Duty Diesel Technology, A.A.S.

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The Light Duty Diesel diploma option offers students an opportunity to specialize after completing the first two semesters of the Automotive Technology program.

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Auto Mechanic

Automotive Technology Career Certificate

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Automotive Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.

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Automotive Technology Technical Certificate

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Automotive Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.

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Automotive Technology, A.A.S.

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Automotive Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types of automobiles.

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Truck Driver

Commercial Truck Driving Certificate

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Commercial Truck Driving is an open admission program that prepares individuals to drive trucks and other commercial vehicles. Instruction includes:

Operating diesel powered vehicles
Loading and unloading cargo
Reporting delays or accidents on the road
Verifying loads against shipping records
Keeping necessary records

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Maritime Technology, A.A.S.

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, in partnership with Ingalls Apprentice School, works to meet the training needs of apprentices as outlined by the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training of the U.S. Department of Labor. A person who has completed an approved apprenticeship program may receive 30 semester hours toward an Apprentice Associate of Applied Science degree in Maritime Technology.

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Information Technology Industry

Software Developer

Coding Technology Certificate

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The computer coding/software development curriculum is a two-year program of study designed to train students to be software developers.

Students will work with real world technologies to learn the fundamentals of coding, app development, web applications, and the life leadership skills needed to be successful in their careers and competitive in the job market.

The Coding Technology curriculum is aligned to a skillset that enables students to learn and enhance skills as they relate to: HTML and CSS, Database Fundamentals, Python, and JavaScript.

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Coding Technology, A.A.S.

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The computer coding/software development curriculum is a two-year program of study designed to train students to be software developers.

Students will work with real world technologies to learn the fundamentals of coding, app development, web applications, and the life leadership skills needed to be successful in their careers and competitive in the job market.

The Coding Technology curriculum is aligned to a skillset that enables students to learn and enhance skills as they relate to: HTML and CSS, Database Fundamentals, Python, and JavaScript.

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Computer Programming Technology Certificate

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The Computer Programming Technology curriculum is designed as a two-year program of study to prepare the student for entry-level employment in computer programming.

The Computer Programming Technology program offers training in the development of business-application software for desktop and web-based environments.

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Computer Programming Technology, A.A.S.

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The Computer Programming Technology curriculum is designed as a two-year program of study to prepare the student for entry-level employment in computer programming.

The Computer Programming Technology program offers training in the development of business-application software for desktop and web-based environments.

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Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Computer Networking Technology Certificate

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This instructional program will provide students with the required skills and expertise to be employable in the field of computer networking as computer networking technicians and/or network administrators.

The required skill and expertise will be provided through course work in the design, telecommunications, installation, maintenance, network administration of client/server systems, and operation of computer networks.

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Computer Networking Technology, A.A.S.

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This instructional program will provide students with the required skills and expertise to be employable in the field of computer networking as computer networking technicians and/or network administrators.

The required skill and expertise will be provided through course work in the design, telecommunications, installation, maintenance, network administration of client/server systems, and operation of computer networks.

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Information Security Analyst

Cybsersecurity Technology Certificate

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The Cybersecurity Technology program is designed to provide students with the skills to recognize and prevent threats to information and information systems and to master techniques for defense against such threats. Security models, intrusion detection, incident handling, firewalls, perimeter protection, and network security laws are covered in the course work.

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Cybsersecurity Technology, A.A.S.

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The Cybersecurity Technology program is designed to provide students with the skills to recognize and prevent threats to information and information systems and to master techniques for defense against such threats. Security models, intrusion detection, incident handling, firewalls, perimeter protection, and network security laws are covered in the course work.

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Database Administrator

Data Analytics Technology Certificate

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The Data Analytics Technology option is the science of inspecting raw data with the purpose of drawing assumptions about that information. Data Analytics is used in many industries to allow organizations to make better business decisions. The Data Analytics Technology program will prepare students to work in a data-rich business environment and provide them with the skills to be employable in the field of data analytics or business intelligence.

This program of study offers training in the design and manipulation of databases using a variety of programming languages, database software, hardware maintenance, and operating system functions. Students will learn programming and data manipulation techniques to solve real-world business problems.

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Data Analytics Technology, A.A.S.

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The Data Analytics Technology option is the science of inspecting raw data with the purpose of drawing assumptions about that information. Data Analytics is used in many industries to allow organizations to make better business decisions. The Data Analytics Technology program will prepare students to work in a data-rich business environment and provide them with the skills to be employable in the field of data analytics or business intelligence.

This program of study offers training in the design and manipulation of databases using a variety of programming languages, database software, hardware maintenance, and operating system functions. Students will learn programming and data manipulation techniques to solve real-world business problems.

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IT Support Specialist

IT Specialist Technology Certificate

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Get the skills and expertise required to work as a computer or IT support specialist! You’ll be working to improve the lives of workers by supporting the technology they use every day.

MGCCC’s IT Specialist Technology program prepares students to install, maintain, and service PC hardware and mobile IT systems as well as diagnose operational problems in these systems arising from software, mechanical, or electrical malfunctions.

In addition to PC and mobile support, further emphasis is placed on support of computer networks, server maintenance, and cloud technologies.

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IT Specialist Technology, A.A.S.

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Get the skills and expertise required to work as a computer or IT support specialist! You’ll be working to improve the lives of workers by supporting the technology they use every day.

MGCCC’s IT Specialist Technology program prepares students to install, maintain, and service PC hardware and mobile IT systems as well as diagnose operational problems in these systems arising from software, mechanical, or electrical malfunctions.

In addition to PC and mobile support, further emphasis is placed on support of computer networks, server maintenance, and cloud technologies.

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Public Service Industry

Correctional Officer

Criminal Justice Certificate

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This program provides the student with some core curriculum courses but focuses primarily on criminal justice courses addressing different aspects of the field such as police, courts, and corrections.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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This program provides the student with some core curriculum courses but focuses primarily on criminal justice courses addressing different aspects of the field such as police, courts, and corrections.

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Police Officer

Criminal Justice Certificate

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This program provides the student with some core curriculum courses but focuses primarily on criminal justice courses addressing different aspects of the field such as police, courts, and corrections.

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Criminal Justice, A.A.S.

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This program provides the student with some core curriculum courses but focuses primarily on criminal justice courses addressing different aspects of the field such as police, courts, and corrections.

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Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Education Technology, A.A.S.

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The Early Childhood Education Technology program provides preparation for a professional career in Early Childhood Education spanning a variety of career options.

This discipline includes classroom instruction, supervised laboratory experiences, and work-based learning experiences. Students will develop competencies that enable them to provide services, teach, and guide young children in various early childhood professions.

This curriculum meets the National Association for the Education of Young Children Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation and the Mississippi Department of Education Standards and Guidelines for Pre-Kindergarten (3- and 4-year-olds). *The content for the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is embedded in the Early Childhood Education Technology course work.

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EMTs and Paramedics

Emergency Medical Services Certificate

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This course, offered each fall and spring semester on the Jefferson Davis Campus, is a single, 7-credit course that prepares individuals to function in the pre-hospital environment.

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Emergency Medical Services Paramedic, A.A.S.

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Paramedics are advanced-level providers of emergency care who are trained to care for patients in the field and while transporting patients to the hospital. They manage many emergencies including cardiac, respiratory, and trauma events. Paramedics conduct more extensive patient care than EMTs. They are licensed to administer medication, perform and interpret electrocardiograms (EKGs), perform endotracheal intubations, and use other complex biomedical equipment.

This program is designed to prepare qualified* Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to become professional healthcare providers at the Paramedic level. Paramedic students successfully completing the program are eligible to write the National Registry Examination for Paramedic.

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Social Services Assistant

Human Services, A.A.S.

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The Human Services student has the option of entering the workforce upon completion of the associate degree. If the student elects to transfer to an upper-division school, he/she must counsel with the Human Services instructor. The course work and 120 hours of field experience will enable the student to function in mental health, social services and education.

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Hospitality Industry

Chef and Head Cook

Culinary Arts Certificate

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The Culinary Arts Technology option provides a solid foundation in the methods and science of cooking through exposure to classical, American, and international cuisine as well as the art of baking and pastries. Special emphasis is placed on culinary tools, equipment, techniques, and specialty ingredients.

The heart of the Culinary Arts Technology program is hands-on lab instruction by a chef instructor in a commercial kitchen. The CUT courses parallel those of the Culinary Institute of America and offer the opportunity for certification in the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

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Culinary Arts, A.A.S.

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The Culinary Arts Technology option provides a solid foundation in the methods and science of cooking through exposure to classical, American, and international cuisine as well as the art of baking and pastries. Special emphasis is placed on culinary tools, equipment, techniques, and specialty ingredients.

The heart of the Culinary Arts Technology program is hands-on lab instruction by a chef instructor in a commercial kitchen. The CUT courses parallel those of the Culinary Institute of America and offer the opportunity for certification in the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

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Hotel & Restaurant Management Certificate

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The Hotel & Restaurant Management program provides specialized occupational instruction in all phases of hotel and restaurant management to prepare students for careers as managers and supervisors in the hospitality industry.

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Hotel & Restaurant Management, A.A.S.

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The Hotel & Restaurant Management program provides specialized occupational instruction in all phases of hotel and restaurant management to prepare students for careers as managers and supervisors in the hospitality industry.

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Communications Industry

Graphic Designer

Graphic Design Technology, A.A.S.

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The Graphic Design Technology curriculum is a two-year program of study designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment and advancement in the field of graphic design, commercial art, media art, and web graphics.

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Healthcare Industry

Phlebotomist

Health Care Assistant Certificate

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The Health Care Assistant (HCA) program option at MGCCC is a one semester, 16 credit hour course designed to prepare students to sit for the national exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Phlebotomist. The one-semester program is approved by the state of Mississippi’s Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP) and is intended for individuals who have never been certified as nurse aides.

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Certified Nursing Assistant

Health Care Assistant Certificate

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The Health Care Assistant (HCA) program option at MGCCC is a one semester, 16 credit hour course designed to prepare students to sit for the national exam to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Phlebotomist. The one-semester program is approved by the state of Mississippi’s Nurse Aide Training Program (NATP) and is intended for individuals who have never been certified as nurse aides.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assisting Technology, A.A.S.

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The business administrative duties include scheduling and receiving patients; obtaining patients’ data; maintaining medical records; handling telephone calls, correspondence, reports, and manuscripts; assuming responsibility for office care; and handling insurance matters, office accounts, fees, and collections. The clinical duties vary according to state law and may include preparing patients for examination, obtaining vital signs, taking medical histories, assisting with examinations and treatments, performing routine office laboratory procedures and electrocardiograms, preparing and administering medications and immunizations, sterilizing instruments and equipment for office procedures, and instructing patients in preparation for x-ray and laboratory examinations. Both administrative and clinical duties involve purchasing and maintaining supplies and equipment. A medical assistant may also be responsible for personnel and office management.

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Laboratory Technician

Medical Laboratory Technology, A.A.S.

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MGCCC’s Medical Laboratory Technology program prepares individuals to work in a medical laboratory under the supervision of a medical laboratory scientist or pathologist and/or other physicians. Included are routine laboratory procedures and tasks in the areas of hematology, bacteriology, immunohematology, chemistry, parasitology, immunology and urinalysis. This program is 22 months duration and is offered in affiliation with local hospitals. The clinical laboratories are recognized as extended campuses of the college. Graduates of this program will be awarded Associates of Applied Science Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and are eligible to sit for national certification examinations.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Medical Office Technology- Medical Billing and Coding Option Certificate

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The Medical Billing and Coding program prepares the successful completer for employment in the field of patient billing and medical insurance coding.

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Medical Office Technology- Medical Billing and Coding Option, A.A.S.

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The Medical Billing and Coding program prepares the successful completer for employment in the field of patient billing and medical insurance coding.

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Physical Therapy Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.

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The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program is a 2-year program of study that prepares students to perform physical therapy interventions under the supervision of a physical therapist. PTA’s can practice in hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, extended care facilities, home health agencies and other health care settings. Graduates of this program will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science — Physical Therapist Assistant and will be eligible to sit for the National Physical Therapy Exam to become a licensed PTA*.

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Nurse - LPN / LVN

Practical Nursing Certificate

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Become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) with one semester of pre-requisites, two semesters of ADN/PN course work, and the final semester of PN course work. The curriculum allows for a PN 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 licensed practical nurses.

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Radiology Technician

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

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Radiographers perform imaging examinations and accompanying responsibilities at the request of physicians qualified to prescribe and/or perform radiologic procedures.

Graduates of this program will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology and are eligible to make application to the American Registry of Radiologic Technology in order to become a Registered Radiographer.

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Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Care Technology, A.A.S.

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Located on the Jackson County Campus, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Respiratory Care Technology Program (RCT) is a two-year program preparing individuals to become Respiratory Care Practitioners. Our program prepares students to be competent, safe respiratory care practitioners capable of functioning in a variety of health care settings.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology, A.A.S.

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This clinical, hands-on program, offered on the Jefferson Davis Campus beginning each summer, is an intensive program that prepares students to enter operating rooms as a surgical technologist.

Following successful completion of prerequisites, this one year program leads to an Associates of Applied Science Degree.

As a surgical technologist, you’ll assist physicians, anesthesiologists, and registered nurses during operations. Surgical Technologists are well-paying positions, and the industry is growing.

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Manufacturing Industry

Machinist

Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Career Certificate

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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology is an instructional program that prepares individual to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines.

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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology Technical Certificate

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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology is an instructional program that prepares individual to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines.

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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology, A.A.S.

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Precision Manufacturing and Machining Technology is an instructional program that prepares individual to shape metal parts on machines such as lathes, grinders, drill presses, and milling machines.

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Contact Phone Number

866-735-1122

Address

51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39573
United States