EMCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Sep 29, 2023  
EMCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Affiliation Statement

East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates and associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of EMCC. The Commission is only to be contacted if there is evidence that appears to support an institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard. All normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, and other college related information should be addressed directly to the College and NOT to the office of the Commission on Colleges.

EMCC is also accredited by the Mississippi State Department of Education and by the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation and is a member of the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, the American Association of Community Colleges, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Additional Specialized Program Accreditations, Certifications and Licensures include:

Associate Degree Nursing: Accredited by Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, Mississippi 39211, and Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3390 Peachtree Rd. NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326

Automotive Technology: National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, 101 Blue Seal Drive, Suite 101, Leesburg, VA 20175, Telephone Number (703) 669-6650, webmaster@natef.org

Computer Networking Technology: Cisco Systems, Inc., 170 West Tasman Dr., San Jose, CA 95134, and CompTia, 3500 Lacey Rd., Suite 100, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Cosmetology: Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology, 239 North Lamar, Suite 301, Jackson, MS 39201, Telephone Number (601) 359-1820

Funeral Service Technology: ABFSE - American Board of Funeral Service Education, 992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108, Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097, Telephone Number (816) 233-3747, www.abfse.org

Industrial Maintenance Technology: NCCER - National Center for Construction in Education and Research - 13614 Progress Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615. Telephone Number: (888) 622-3720, www.nccer.org

Practical Nursing: Mississippi Board of Nursing, 713 Pear Orchard Road, Plaza II, Suite 300, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Surgical Technology: Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program (CAAHEP), 9355 - 113th St N, #7709 Seminole, FL 33775-7709

Welding and Fabrication Technology: American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Road, Miami, FL 33126 Telephone Number (800) 443-9353

East Mississippi Community College is committed to assuring that the College and its programs are free from discrimination and harassment based upon race, color, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, or any other status protected by state or federal law

The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Office of the Director of Human Resources
1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, Mississippi 39358

Office of the Dean of Students Golden Triangle Campus
Disability Services Coordinator
8731 South Frontage Road
Mayhew, MS 39753

Office of the Associate Dean of Students Scooba Campus
Title IX Coordinator
1512 Kemper Street
Scooba, Mississippi 39358

EMCC is in compliance with the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act (Public Law 101-542), the Campus SaVE Act, and the Higher Education Technical Amendments of 1991 (Public Law 102-26).

EMCC agrees to comply with The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement and all related stipulations of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.


East Mississippi Community College reserves the right to add, delete or modify policies and procedures stated herein as determined necessary for the proper functioning and orderly operation of the institution.