The programs of study listed under the career curricula provide one to two years of
education and skills training to obtain employment at the apprentice level.
Industry's demand for skilled labor created the need for development of career training
programs. Mississippi's movement toward industrialization carries with it the demand
that a segment of the population secure the skills necessary to meet the needs of
industry. Mississippi Delta Community College has assumed the responsibility of offering
such training programs for the counties it serves: Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena,
Leflore, Sharkey, Sunflower and Washington.
Advanced Technical Programs
The programs of study listed under the advanced technical curricula provide two years
of education and training which provide skills and knowledge for entry into the job
market. All courses are college level courses. Students desiring to transfer to another
institution should consult with that institution for advisement.
Students applying for admission in career-technical education must meet the same admission
requirements as academic students. For some programs, special admission requirements
are listed along with program descriptions.
Due to accreditation requirements, the curricula, course offerings and course content
may change. It is imperative that each student discuss course selection with an advisor
each semester. Every effort will be made to assure that each student will be allowed
the opportunity to gain adequate knowledge and skill within the time frame of the