Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Health Science Division at Coahoma Community College to provide accessible, affordable, diverse and quality educational programs to prepare highly trained, dedicated, and motivated healthcare professionals for the community served by Coahoma Community College.

  1. Provide academic transfer programs that parallel with the first two years of college/university programs.
  2. To prepare the graduate with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to enter the healthcare workforce as a healthcare professional in the job market or transfer to a college or university.
  3. Meet the needs of area businesses and industries by providing workforce training programs.
  4. Empower students with a network of support services and activities to maximize their    potential while enrolled in the Health Science Programs (i.e. student navigator services, faculty-student council, faculty advisement, and remediation).
  5. Utilize simulation, learning management systems, adaptive learning systems, and other technological tools to provide innovative learning opportunities for the students.
  6. Contract with various clinical healthcare facilities that allow students to practice care to clients from diverse multicultural backgrounds.
  7. Initiate new programs or complement existing programs by securing and sustaining federal, state, and local funding.
  8. Support cultural enrichment programs and activities.
  9. Ensure institutional effectiveness by planning, assessing, and evaluating all activities and programs.
  10. To prepare the graduate with the skills, knowledge and attitudes needed to successfully complete the credentialing process for the specific specialty area of study.
  11. To provide to the community healthcare agencies and facilities quality healthcare professionals