Welding and Cutting Technology

Shane Simmons Program Coordinator tsimmon1@meridiancc.edu 601.553.3485 Welding & Cutting Technology is a one-year (for credit) certificate program designed to prepare a student for employment and advancement in industrial plants and construction companies. This certificate program is well-grounded in fundamental job competencies that emphasize various kinds of welding and cutting applications. Located in the Structural Steel …

Millwright Technology

Brian Warren Program Coordinator bwarren1@meridiancc.edu 601.481.1307 MCC’s Millwright Technology is a two-year advanced course of study, designed to prepare the student for employment and advancement in industrial plants and construction companies. The program is an interdisciplinary program, well-grounded in fundamental job competencies with an option to specialize in industrial applications or construction activities. Gainful Employment …

Precision Machining Engineering Technology

Brian Warren Program Coordinator bwarren1@meridiancc.edu 601.481.1307 The Precision Manufacturing and Machining Program is designed with three different levels of completion. In the one-year certificate program, students learn the basic skills required for machinists. The two-year certificate program is designed to teach basic skills as well as advanced machining procedures. The Associate of Applied Science degree …

Telecommunications Technician

Allyson Nelson Program Coordinator anelson6@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8780 This two-year program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of technical positions within the telecommunications industry. Specific preparation is in modes, techniques, mediums of voice, and data transmissions and reception. Emphasis is on the telephone instrument, key systems, PBX systems, analog and digital voice communications, data …

Industrial Maintenance Technician

Stanley Bishop Program Coordinator sbishop1@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8793 This two-year program provides the student with the technical knowledge and skills necessary for success in the field of manufacturing maintenance. The goal of the program is to develop skills needed to maintain equipment in manufacturing. Students will receive instruction and training in safety, fluid power, electricity, control systems, mechanical systems, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, programmable logic …

Electrical Technology

Jim Miles Program Coordinator jmiles@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8775 The Electrical Technology program prepares individuals to install, operate, maintain, and repair electrical systems. These systems include residential, commercial, and industrial wiring, motors controls, and electrical distribution panels. The program offers extensive hands-on training in electrical troubleshooting and the development of problem-solving skills in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Electrical …

Systems Based Electronics Engineering Technology

Stacey Carlisle Program Coordinator scarlis2@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8782 An industrial electronic technician is involved in every phase of electronics. The technician typically works with the design engineer in the development stages, manufacturing and production, or in the maintenance and repair of electronic equipment. Electronic technicians are expected to make and record measurements, analyze and interpret symptoms, and …

3D CAD Engineering Technology

Stuart Brown Program Coordinator sbrown@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8768 The 3D CAD Engineering Technology program at MCC prepares students to enter the engineering, architectural, and manufacturing fields. Students in the program use the latest 3D CAD software to design 2D and 3D drawings, models, and parts for industry. Students receive hands on experience with the latest versions of …

Construction Trades

Mike Shirley Program Coordinator mshirle3@meridiancc.edu 601.484.8863 The Construction Trades program at Meridian Community College is a one year certificate program that prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting and maintaining of structures and related properties. This may include masonry, carpentry, electrical and power transmission installation, building and construction finishing, management, …

Commercial Truck Driving

Otis Gowdy Program Coordinator ogowdy@meridiancc.edu 601.485.5118 MCC’s Commercial Truck Driving Program is an eight week program that prepares students to drive tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles. The program is a combination of classroom and actual road driving that includes Department of Transportation rules and regulations, safety, proper shifting, log books, preparation of paperwork, map …