Mission Statement

Our Mission Meridian Community College is a public institution of higher learning dedicated to improving the quality of life in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, and surrounding areas. Through campus-based and distance education programming, MCC serves a diverse student population and accomplishes its mission by providing equal access to: Courses leading to the Associate in Arts Degree and/or transfer to senior colleges and universities Associate of Applied Science Degree and occupational certificate programs, and customized workforce training, leading to entry-level and/or enhanced employment opportunities Continuing education courses designed for personal and/or professional enrichment, student support services, cultural enrichment events, and adult basic and developmental education programs designed to equip students for expanded opportunities.