Mountain Empire Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

3441 Mountain Empire Road

Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

(276) 523-2400

Fax: (276) 523-8297

[email protected]

Contact: Kristy Hall

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

3441 Mountain Empire Road

Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

(276) 523-2400

Total undergrads: 3,075

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,983


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Nursing students must meet admission test score, plus biology, chemistry and algebra I required. Respiratory therapy students must meet admission test score, plus algebra I and biology required. High school diploma or GED required for practical nursing, nursing and respiratory care programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping C
Soil Science and Agronomy A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Office Clerical Services A
Office Management A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology C
Information Sciences/Systems A
Information Technology A
Web/Multimedia Design C
Word Processing A


Education – General A


Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Manufacturing Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A
Computer Hardware A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Manufacturing Technologies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Records Administration C
Medical Transcription A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A
Forest Resources Production C
Forestry – General A,C
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Criminal Justice Studies A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science C

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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