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Colleges & Universities


Wayne County Campus of Jones Junior College


  • Offers dual credit and dual enrollment classes allowing students to receive High School and College credits simultaneously
  • LEED Certified Building
  • Features an LPN Lab for a Certified Nursing Assistant Program
  • Offers Psychology, English Comp II, Western Civilization II, and College Algebra classes
  • Averages 125 students per semester
  • Offers Mig, Stik, and Tig Workforce Welding Classes
  • Features a customizable, plug and play workforce training area where industrial equipment may be placed into service on which to train employees


Jones County Junior College


  • Offers over 100 academic programs
  • Offers technical programs in the following areas: forestry technology, commercial truck driving, electrical technology, industrial electronics technology/instrumentation, information systems technology, precision manufacturing and machining technology, and welding.
  • 28 miles from Wayne County



University of Southern Mississippi

  • Public research university
  • 15,325 students
  • 6 academic colleges: Arts & Letters, Business, Education & Psychology, Health, Nursing, Science & Technology
  • Located 51 miles from Wayne County



University of South Alabama

  • Public, national research university
  • 16,055 students
  • 10 academic colleges: Allied Health Professions, Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Computing, and Continuing Education
  • Located 63 miles from Wayne County


Mississippi State Branch Campus

  • Mississippi State has a branch campus in Meridian (38 miles from Wayne County)
  • Degrees include: Business, Arts & Sciences, and Education


Our Community

Wayne County is home to natural resources which makes it a perfect fit for many businesses.  Browse our website to learn about the wood, oil & gas, and agricultural resources which can make your company successful.  Also, learn about our close proximity to the growing Southern Automotive and Aerospace markets giving us quick access to companies known around the world.

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