Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307


Minimum Admission Requirements (In addition to general admission requirements)
Attain a 17 composite score on the ACT;
Score a 69.5 or higher on the ACCUPLACER reading section and a 62.5 or higher on the algebra section;
Earn a "C" or above in Preparation for Composition (ENG 1203) and a "C" or above in Introductory Algebra (MAT 1203);
Complete 15 semester hours with an average of "C" or above at an accredited college or university and earn a "C" or above in Introductory Algebra (MAT 1203). Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement;
Complete a minimum of 100 hours of related certification training through a recognized fire academy or emergency service training institution. Note: Meeting this requirement allows a student to enter the ESD program on a provisional basis. Other admission requirements must be met in order to enroll in general education courses.
Complete a student interview with the program coordinator after all other requirements have been met. Students must contact the program coordinator for enrollment in any Emergency Management and Communications Technology course.