Move Further and Faster to a Better Career and Brighter Future
MIBEST offers you the career skills you need to secure a financially rewarding career and the support you need to succeed. The program is available at each of Mississippi’s 15 community colleges.
Your Success is our Top Priority
Every student is assigned a College and Career Navigator to guide them through every step of the program—including filling out a college application, completing coursework, and securing a job. Navigators connect you to the educational and personal supports you need such as career counseling, financial aid, tutoring, social-emotional assistance, community resources, and other supports to get you past barriers and on your way to a successful future.
Read MIBEST success stories to learn more about how the program helped people like you get the skills and experience they needed to find a rewarding career.
If you wish to enroll in MIBEST, you must be a legal Mississippi resident, at least 17 years of age, and score at least a bronze level on the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). Preference will be given to students who do not have a high school diploma.