About East Mississippi Community College
East Mississippi Community College establishes the standard of excellence for comprehensive community colleges in Mississippi.
East Mississippi Community College is a public community college serving six counties in East Central Mississippi, offering university-parallel programs, career-technical programs, and workforce programs. EMCC is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our students, our community and our personnel through instructional opportunities, with specific focus on a healthy mind, body and spirit.
The fulfillment of our mission is premised on the following values:
- Leadership built on respect for self and others and demonstrated in our local communities;
- Excellence in education, service and lifelong learning;
- Access to instructional opportunities on campus and online; and
- Freedom in teaching and learning within a supportive, communicative, diverse and caring environment.
EMCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the Associate of Applied Science degree and the Associate of Arts degree. The college offers a broad range of academic/university parallel, career-technical and workforce training programs.