Surgical Technology

Mecklin Soules, CST Program Coordinator msoules@meridiancc.edu 601.481.1301 MCC’s Surgical Technology Program is a one-year certificate program. The program comprises three semesters of study for the Certificate. You must attend full-time each semester regardless of the number of hours earned [full-time status is defined as 12 or more semester hours], excluding the summer term. A certificate …

Respiratory Care Practitioner

Shelly Ishie Program Coordinator sishie@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8753 The Respiratory Care Practitioner Program is a specialized training program that provides a student with the knowledge and skills to become a competent Respiratory Therapist. Skills application is vital in this comprehensive program. Successful program graduates use critical thinking, problem solving and the ability to apply technology to the …

Radiologic Technology

Debra Herring, MAT, R.T. (R)(M) (ARRT) Program Coordinator dherring@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8757 Radiologic Technology is a general education and clinical training program designed to prepare students for entry-level Radiography. General education and radiography courses are taught on campus with clinical instruction and experience provided in local and regional affiliated radiology centers. Competency-based instruction is provided so that …

Physical Therapist Assistant

Tommy Winston, DPT, CMP Program Coordinator twinsto1@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8613 The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is a two-year integrated program taught over five semesters. During the program, students are given the opportunity to master the theories and principles of treatment to work with patients to relieve impairments, overcome disability, and restore movement, skills, and function. Classes include …

Medical Laboratory Technology

Sheila Johnson Program Coordinator sjohns29@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8755 The Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum is a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program of study that prepares individuals to work in a medical laboratory. As members of the health care delivery team, clinical laboratory personnel are responsible for assuring reliable and accurate laboratory test results that contribute to …

Medical Assisting Technology

Gloria Adams, CMA (AAMA), NCMA Program Coordinator gadams2@meridiancc.edu 601.581.3571 MCC’s Medical Assisting Technology program gives students the knowledge and skills to help ensure job placement into the ever growing medical field. Medical Assisting is a multi-skilled allied health profession whose practitioners work primarily in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. Medical Assistants function …

Health Information Technology

Rebecca Higginbotham Program Coordinator rhigginb@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8758 The Health Information Technology program gives students the knowledge and skills to help ensure quality of health care through quality information without direct patient contact. The medical world depends on health information specialists to collect data, interpret it, protect it and determine how it can be used. As a …

Dental Hygiene Technology

Paige Pennington, D.M.D. Program Coordinator apenning@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8751   APPOINTMENTS: For an appointment with a student hygienist, please call 601-481-1353 and leave a message. A student will call back to schedule you. Patients are assigned to students based on their case type and level of difficulty. The Dental Hygiene Program provides students with a general education …

Dental Assisting Technology

Tiffani Minchew Program Coordinator tminche1@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8676 The Dental Assisting Technology program at Meridian Community College is a one-year certificate program designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in the dental assisting field. Upon successful completion of this program, the student will have performed a variety of patient care, office and laboratory duties. The …