Mission Statement & Goals

 

Mission

It is the philosophy of Mississippi Delta Community College to provide quality educational experiences that include intellectual, academic, career, technical, social, cultural, and recreational learning opportunities, at a nominal cost, to those who qualify for the courses of study and programs offered.

 

Goals

The following goals stem from this mission and are stated by the College as commitments to fulfilling the overall role of the institution: 

I.     To offer academic programs of study which lead to the Associate of Arts Degree and/or meet transfer requirements for those students who plan to complete a degree at a senior college or university. 

II.   To offer career and technical programs of study which lead to the Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or a certificate, which upon successful completion, will qualify students for entry-level employment in business or industry.

III. To offer health science programs of study which lead to the Associate of Applied Science Degree and/or a certificate, which upon successful completion, will qualify students for entry-level employment.

IV.  To provide activities and/or facilities, which will foster productive citizenship, enhance personal growth, enrich the quality of life, and promote economic development in the communities served by the College.

V.  To provide educational opportunities for business and industries requesting employee skills training and occupational enhancements. 

VI. To provide continuing education and adult education for those who wish to extend their education, achieve a general education or associate degree, or to improve their basic educational skills. 

VII.To assist students in program identification and design for the attainment of personal, academic, career, and technical goals.