Bishop State Community College

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Bishop State Community College is a public two-year community and technical college in Mobile, Alabama.

Originally a part of Alabama State College in Montgomery, Alabama, the school was founded in 1927 and was established as a two year college in 1936.

Bishop State was officially named an “Alabama State College Branch Mobile Center” in 1965 by the state legislature. The school went through various name changes. For several years the college was known as Mobile State Junior College. In 1991, Carver State Community College and Southwest State Technical College were combined by the Alabama State Board of Education to create Bishop State Community College.

Caldwell School, a historic elementary school built for African American children in 1947, is part of Bishop State Campus.

General Information

Admission Office

351 North Broad Street

Mobile, AL 36603-5898

(251) 405-7000

Fax: (251) 438-5403

Contact: Wanda Daniels

Director of Admissions
Main Address

351 North Broad Street

Mobile, AL 36603-5898

(251) 405-7000

Total undergrads: 2,820

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,820


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Not reported

College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Electrician C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Pipefitting C


Early Childhood Education C
Education – General A

Engineering Technologies

Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Records Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology C
Diesel Mechanics C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Services Administration A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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