Bishop State Community College

Bishop State Community College, locally referred to as “Bishop State”, is a two-year college opened its doors in 1927. It is a historically black higher education institution with its main campus located in Mobile, Alabama. The academic divisions at the school include Social Sciences, Education, Health-Related Professions, Business and Economics, Natural Science and Math and Humanities. On the technical side of study, Bishop State offers Engineering and Construction, Commercial and Industrial Technology, Workforce Development and Consumer and Transportation Technology.

In addition to its four campuses (Baker-Gaines Central, Main, Carver and Southwest), Bishop State offers students the opportunity to work toward earning their degree by taking online course. Online degree options at Bishop State are designed for students who want to supplement their campus-based college education with a flexible, convenient online learning experience. Those interested in participating in the colleges online degree programs must first be accepted to the college's campus-based program.

Bishop State Community College is accredited to award associate degrees and certificates. The college is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), which means upon graduation students can transfer their credits and degree to a four-year college or university as they pursue a bachelor's degree.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (251) 405-7000
Address: 351 North Broad Street, Mobile, Alabama 36603-5898
Institution Type: Public, 2-year
Size: Small ( 3,900+ undergrad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate
In-State Tuition $ 2,187
Out-of- State Tuition $ 4,332
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees CERT AA/AS
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Business Commerce
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Graphic Communications
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Construction Trades
Carpentry Carpenter
Mason Masonry
Plumbing Technology Plumber
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Civil Engineering Technology Technician
Drafting and Design Technology Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology Technician
Instrumentation Technology Technician
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textile Manufacture
Child Care and Support Services Management
Foodservice Systems Administration Management
Health Professions and Related Programs
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician
Medical Transcription Transcriptionist
Physical Therapy Technician Assistant
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians
Autobody Collision and Repair Technology Technician
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science
Precision Production
Tool and Die Technology Technician
Welding Technology Welder
Transportation and Materials Moving
Truck and Bus Driver Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor
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