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Columbus State Community College

Olive Branch, MS

15 Programs

Available Programs

  • Health Care Manager
    Healthcare Administration

    Multi-Skilled Health provides the flexibility for students to gain these important skills in health care. Many of these courses require a clinical experience placement. Background Checks/Fingerprinting, Drug Screen, and current Health Record may be required for this clinical experience placement. The student has many options from which to choose in Multi-Skilled Health.

  • Health Information Management
    Healthcare Administration

    If you're interested in medicine, business, and the latest in computer technology, then a career in health information management may be just right for you. The health information management professional is responsible for maintaining components of health information systems under the rules of medical, administrative, ethical, legal and regulatory requirements in the health care delivery system.

  • Accounting
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Students who complete this program will have a conceptual and practical knowledge of financial accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, tax accounting, non-profit accounting, and governmental accounting.

  • Business Office Administration
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The Business Office Administration Technology offers an Associate Degree in Business Office Administration with an Administrative Assistant major that will enable students to acquire advanced software and keyboarding skills as well as management and team-building skills. Students will participate in office simulations and an office internship that will prepare them to become an integral part of any office management team. These skills will enable a graduate to assume responsibility without direct supervision, display initiative, exercise judgment, and prepare business communications documents

  • Finance
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    The field of Finance has a wide range of career opportunities. Some of the job areas include Investment Careers, Corporate Finance, Banking, International Finance, Insurance and Financial Planning. Columbus State Community College offers a six-quarter Associate Degree program in Finance.

  • Hospitality
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Hospitality Management programs provide quality learning experiences to enhance initial management employment opportunities and to improve technical and supervisory skills for career advancement in foodservice, lodging, and tourism.

  • Marketing
    Business, Marketing, and Communication

    Marketing is at the heart of what every business must do to be successful: get and keep customers. The marketing program provides a strong foundation in fundamental marketing concepts and principles. Program graduates enjoy career opportunities in such diverse areas as product management, advertising, market research, public relations, Web-based businesses, customer service and sales.

  • Criminal Justice
    Legal, Law Enforcement, and Emergency Services

    The Criminal Justice program provides a variety of degree offerings that thoroughly prepare participants for the growing demand for educated and highly trained professionals in a variety of criminal justice professions and fields including Law Enforcement, Corrections, Probation/Parole, Courts, Security, Victim Advocacy, Crime Scene Investigations, Homeland Security, and Crime

  • 3D Visualization
    Design, Arts, and Architecture

    This post-associate certificate program will provide students with advanced coursework in 3D modeling, rendering and animation. Current modeling software such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Maya will be used in the courses.

  • Associate of Arts
    Design, Arts, and Architecture

    Start college where you’ll have small class sizes, personal attention, and low tuition. Complete an associate degree, then transfer seamlessly to the four-year college or university you choose to finish your bachelor’s degree.

  • Digital Design & Graphics/Digital Photography
    Design, Arts, and Architecture

    The Digital Design Program will enable students, through individual and collaborative exploration, learn to communicate effectively, create innovative visual design concepts, and develop a balanced digital design skill set demanded by the industry of today and the future.

    The Digital Photography Program seeks to satisfy the growing need for qualified digital photographers and the various industries that they serve. Building upon a strong foundation in a broad range of courses spanning digital design, marketing, communications and Web design courses, the multi-disciplinary digital integration reflects the needs of the professional digital photography industry. The curriculum includes digital capture, digital workflow, and digital image management. Students will develop a balance of technical and aesthetic skills that relate to digital photography, equipment and related software that is complemented by coursework in digital design, Web site design, interactive video/audio, and marketing/branding on the Web.

  • Sport & Exercise Studies
    Education and Human Services

    The Sport & Exercise Studies (formally Sports & Fitness Management) program was developed and initiated in 1992 to meet the varying needs of the recreational community in central Ohio. As we near 25 years of service to the Columbus community, the emphasis in the program is placed on real work situations, hands-on training, and a strong theoretical base on which to derive decisions about career choice and direction.

    Customer service is the core of the program. Meeting the needs of a varying student population diverse in gender, race, socio-economic status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, religious background, and educational level is a goal of the faculty in the SES program. In turn, instructing students to meet those same needs in the larger society is our challenge to the Sport & Exercise Studies student population.

  • Geographic Information Systems
    Liberal Arts, Humanities, and Literature

    The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) program, a fully online STEM program, offers both an A.A.S. degree and a certificate which merge geography and computer technology to apply to the science of where.

  • Environmental Science, Safety & Health
    Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Biology

    The Environmental Science, Safety and Health program was established to provide the skills necessary for a variety of careers in the environmental industry and safety profession. The curriculum is very broad with many courses emphasizing environmental science, engineering and regulations. Selected classes in the program also offer opportunities for individuals seeking career changes, continuing education and skills enhancement.


Accredited by the:

  • Higher Learning Commission
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
  • Accreditation Review Committee on Education in Surgical Technology
  • Accrediting Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration
  • American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Assistants
  • American Council of Construction Education (ACCE)
  • American Culinary Federation (ACF)
  • American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Welding Society
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission for Accreditation of Dietetics Education
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care Education Programs
  • Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
  • Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE)
  • Dietary Managers Association
  • The Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
  • Ohio Board of Nursing
  • Ohio Department of Health NATCEP Unit
  • Technician–Paramedic Program State of Ohio EMS Agency
  • The State Medical Board of Ohio
  • Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)


For more information, visit Columbus State Community College.

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