Bishop State Community College

Bishop State Community College is a state-supported, open-admission, urban community college located in Mobile, Alabama. The College consists of four city campuses, dedicated to serving the residents of Mobile and Washington counties in southwest Alabama. The College is part of the Alabama Community College System, the state-supported network of two-year community, junior, and technical colleges that serves the residents of Alabama. Bishop State offers university transfer programs for students wanting to continue their education at a four-year school, or for those who seek to start careers right away, the College’s one and two-year career programs can put students on the fast track to rewarding jobs. Bishop State instructors are in touch with labor-market trends and job requirements, so their students can be assured they will get the education they need for success.

It is the College’s mission to provide its students with a quality and affordable education that equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully enter the workforce and thrive.

Available Programs

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Health
  • United States History
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport
  • Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Science Education
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communications

Health Sciences

  • Nursing (AAS)
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Health Information Technology (AAS)
  • Medical Coding Short Certificate
  • Practical Nursing (PN)

Career Technical Education

  • A/C & Refrigeration Technology
  • Accounting Technology and Management Supervision
  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Manufacturing Technology
  • Barbering & Hairstyling Technologies
  • Computer-Aided Drafting & Design/Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diesel Technology
  • Drafting & Design Technology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electrical Technology
  • Electronics Engineering Technology
  • FAME on the Coast: Process Operation Technology
  • Graphic Communications Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance Technology
  • Intro to Process Operation Technology – Short Certificate
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Management & Supervision
  • Nail Technology
  • Office Administration
  • Process & Maintenance Technology
  • Truck Driving
  • Welding Technology

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center

  • Adult Education/GED
  • Adult Education Enrollment
  • GED “See For Free”
  • Career Pathways Online Enrollment
  • High School Diploma Option
  • English Language Acquisition
  • Student Resources

Workforce Development

  • Fix It Program
  • Lineworker Training Program
  • ALDOT Heavy Highway Construction
  • eCarpentry
  • NABTU Apprenticeship Readiness Program
  • Contractor’s College
  • Marine Electrical
  • Shipfitting
  • HVAC Fast Track

Bishop State Community College Locations

  • Main Campus, Mobile, AL
  • Baker-Gaines Central Campus, Mobile, AL
  • Carver Campus, Mobile, AL
  •  Southwest Campus, Mobile, AL
  • Theodore Oaks Shopping Center – Suite B, Theodore, AL
  • City of Semmes Training Center, Semmes, AL