Contact: Carl Smith
STARKVILLE, Mississippi—Mississippi State University and Louisiana Delta Community College signed a memorandum of understanding today. [June 9] This paves the way for LDCC students enrolled in technical education programs to participate in MSU’s Bachelor of Applied Science program.
Under this agreement, both higher education institutions will streamline the pathway between LDCC and MSU, including identifying LDCC classes that count toward bachelor’s degrees, credit transfer options, resource-sharing opportunities, and other comprehensive initiatives. We will cooperate in a number of initiatives. .
“Our mission is to remove barriers for students. ‘ and we’re excited to be the next step for our students,” said LDCC President Randall Esters.
“This is a great example of the kind of partnership we envisioned for this program from the beginning, one that takes students outside the traditional curriculum and creates opportunities for extraordinary success in life,” said MSU President. added the executive vice president. David Shaw. “The Louisiana Delta is a very successful community. She believes it is a great example of a college system, and we look forward to partnering with her to continue creating opportunities like this.”
MSU launched its BAS program in 2019, significantly expanding its acceptance of technical credits from community colleges and military training. It aims to meet the needs of adults who have completed technical associate degree programs through community colleges and the military and who require additional education for career advancement.
Similar agreements include Copia Lincoln Community College, East Central Community College, East Mississippi Community College, Hines Community College, Holmes Community College, Itawamba Community College, and Jones College. , Meridian Community College, Mississippi Delta, and many other community colleges in the state. Community Colleges, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Colleges, Northeast Community Colleges, Northwest Community Colleges, Pearl River Community Colleges, Southwest Community Colleges, and other out-of-state partners including Bishop State Community College in Mobile, Alabama.
For more information on the Applied Science Bachelor of Science program, visit www.msstate.edu/bas.
LDCC is available online at https://www.ladelta.edu.
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