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East Central Community College


East Central Community College an appendage of Mississippi Virtual Community College is dedicated to providing quality education and training at various levels. With over 2500 full time students, 1800 online students and more than 18,000 participants in its workforce training programs, Mississippi ECCC is a dominant academic and technical institute in the areas of Scott, Winston, Newton, Leake, and Neshoba. This college continuously strives to build individuals into adept professionals through its updated course materials, expert faculty, and an incomparable learning environment.

East Central Community College in Decatur conducts associate and bachelors transfer courses in accreditation with Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

East Central Community College Programs

Mississippi ECCC courses are categorized into career programs and technical programs. The career programs are all of short term duration and are trade specific. On satisfactory completion of these training courses a candidate is awarded a certificate. Career program subjects include welding, cosmetology, cosmetology teacher, residential carpentry, and training.

The technical program study programs are of two years duration and lead to Associate of Applied Science Degrees. These Associate degree disciplines include:

  • Management
  • Computer Network Support
  • Computer programming
  • Electronics
  • Machine Shop
  • Electrical
  • Collision repair
  • Automotive Mechanics
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Office Systems
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hotels & Restaurants
  • Medical Office
  • Early Childhood Management
  • Drafting and design

    Admission to ECCC Decatur

    Decatur ECCC admissions leading to Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees are open to candidates having GED (General Equivalence Diploma) or high school diploma. Non - GED candidates could undertake GED classes at ECCC Decatur in Mississippi. All candidates enrolling for any study program in this academy must have attained the age of 18. Candidates applying for short term certificate programs must attend an interview with an admissions representative.

    Student Services

    East Central Community College student services encompass a lot of activities. Enrolled students could become choir members or members of Wall O Sound Band or Drum Line. Those interested in sports might be motivated by football, softball, basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer, and golf. Students have free access to the campus library and bookstore.

    Financial aid is made available to deserving candidates in form of FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Students' Aid), Mississippi Student Financial Aid, and scholarships.


    East Central Community College,
    P.O. Box 129,
    Mississippi - 39327
    Telephone: 601-635-2111 or 877-462-3222