Gulfport, Miss.--Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for new bachelor’s degree pathways between the two institutions today [Sept. 20] at MGCCC’s Hospitality Resort Management Center.

The MOU will provide for students in certain degree areas to transfer up to 90 credit hours to The W after graduating from MGCCC.  

W President Nora Miller said, “We are excited about the opportunity to partner with MGCCC to develop new bachelor’s degree pathways that will allow their graduates to transfer up to 90 credit hours toward a W degree. We are building great partnerships with Mississippi community colleges to increase the educational attainment of Mississippians.”

Dr. Mary S. Graham, MGCCC president, added, “We are very excited to expand our current partnership with The W. The opportunity for our students to be able to transfer up to 90 hours allows them to maximize their education at MGCCC before transferring to the university.”

The degree areas included are business administration management, culinary management, business administration management information systems, business administration health care management, early childhood education and registered nurse to bachelor of science in nursing advanced placement option.

For more information about the programs covered in the MOU or about transfer of credits, please visit


Sept. 20, 2019
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