Meridian Community College’s Community and Business Development office, located in Webb Hall on the MCC Campus, is Lauderdale County’s premier workforce, career/business development and continuing education source. The office administers Workforce Development, Adult Basic Education/ GED Preparation, Continuing Education, Career Development, EMDC/ Entrepreneurship programs and Workforce Investment Act (WIA)/ Dislocated Workers assistance.


To learn more about each of these programs or sign up for a class, call the Community and Business Development office at 601.482.7445.

Where do I start? Setting up a business.

Starting a new business? Do you have questions? The EMDC Entrepreneurship Program at Meridian Community College is a public-private partnership supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration and local partners. We provide entrepreneurial and small business development assistance and high business consulting to start-up and emerging business owners free of charge.


MCC Workforce Development services include:


Customized Industry Specific Training for both Pre and Post Employment
Industry Credentials and Certifications
Leadership Training
Customer Services
Health and Safety Training
Quality and Process Improvement (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma)
Meeting and Training Spaces



Online Courses