TRAIN  for a job while earning your GED or HiSET!
BLENDS  GED or HiSET prep with college-level courses.
COMPLETE  the program in one semester, or 15 credit hours, and be ready for the workforce or continue for advanced training.

Successful completion gives you:

  • GED or HiSET diploma
  • 15 hours of career-technical or health science college credit hours
  • Programs include:
    • Brick, Block and Stone Masonry
    • Business and Office Technology
    • Construction Equipment Operation
    • Culinary Arts (Greenwood)
    • Electrical Technology
    • Health Care Assistant (CNA)
    • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
    • Welding
  • Industry certification (NCCER)
  • National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
  • Smart Start credential

Who's Eligible?

  • Adults, age 18 and older (17 year olds must have approval), with no high school diploma and adults eligible to enroll in the Adult Education program and college coursework
  • Mississippi residents

If you would like to find out if you qualify for a MI-BEST program, contact the MI-BEST navigator at our campus.

What's Next?

MI-BEST students will be assigned a navigator while they are in the program. The purpose of the navigator is to help you succeed in school. The navigator will serve as your main point of contact while you are in the program. The Navigator will help you:

  • Enroll in MI-BEST
  • Apply for financial aid (for those who qualify)
  • Apply for an individual Training Account (for those who apply)
  • Apply for MI-BEST scholarships
  • Register for the right courses for the job you want
  • Develop plans for your academic and career goals
  • Resume writing
  • Job search activities
  • Training services
  • Career exploration and counseling
  • Job referrals

How Much Does It Cost?

Tuition for MI-BEST is the same as any other college course at MS Delta Community College. Financial aid and MI-BEST scholarships are available to those who qualify. The MI-BEST Navigator can help you determine program cost and if you qualify for scholarships.


For more information, contact

Project Coordinator