bg ADMISSIONS

MI-BEST

The Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST)is a program for high school dropouts, low income persons, and other non-traditional students who wish to accelerate their transition from basic skills education to post-secondary programs of study, with the ultimate goal of securing a good paying job. The program is 100% FREE of cost to ALL eligible participants. 
To be eligible, you must be:

  • A Mississippi resident  
  • 17 years or older without a high school diploma  
  • Currently enrolled in the High School Equivalency Program at EMCC
  • Achieve a Bronze Level Certification on the ACT WorkKeys Test  
 
Available Career Pathways Include:

  • Automotive Technology  
  • Basic Electrical Lineworker   
  • Business Office Technology   
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (non-credit)  
  • Commerical Truck Driving (non-credit)   
  • Computer Programming Technology  
  • Cosmetology   
  • Diesel Mechanics  
  • Electrical Technology  
  • Industrial Maintenance  
  • Manufacturing Skills Basic (non-credit)  
  • Manufacturing Related Skills - Avionics & Cabling (non-credit)  
  • Manufacturing Related Skills - Composite Manufacturing (non-credit)  
  • Pharmacy Technican (non-credit)
  • Surgical Technology  
  • Welding Skills (non-credit)  
  • Welding Technology  

 

MIBEST NAVIGATOR: 
JEREMY TATE
662.243.1768
 | JTATE@EASTMS.EDU

PLAN YOUR NEXT STEP

East Mississippi Community College
Opportunity Happens Here.

 
  • On-Site Classes
    Spring Full Semester
    Register by Dec. 15th
    First day of classes Jan. 11th
  • Online Classes
    Spring Full Semester
    Register by Dec. 15th
    First day of classes Jan. 19th