Mission and Goals

Institutional Mission Statement

Southwest Mississippi Community College provides academic, technical, and continuing education, meeting the diverse needs of the population at a reasonable cost. SMCC promotes community services and promotes economic development through consultative and workforce training.

Institutional Goals

  1. To provide a two-year college transfer program applicable to a bachelor’s degree.

  2. To provide career and technical programs leading to employment or skills enhancement.

  3. To provide programs enabling students to overcome specific deficiencies and achieve success.

  4. To provide curricula, instruction, guidance, extracurricular activities, and other support services enhancing student development.

  5. To provide facilities, technology, methodology, and staff sustaining an appropriate environment conducive to learning.

  6. To provide lifelong learning opportunities.

  7. To provide facilities and services supporting cultural, educational, and economic needs.

  8. To publicize offerings of the institution and the opportunities it affords.