Mississippi State University in cooperation with Municipal Clerks and Tax Collectors Association of Mississippi (Recognized August 1973)
Department Conducting Institute
Center for Government and Community Development (GCD), Mississippi State University Extension Service
Jason Camp, Ph.D. Institute Director Center for Government and Community Development (GCD), Mississippi State University Extension Service 190 Bost Drive, Box 9643 Mississippi State, MS 39762-9643 Phone: (662) 325-3141 Fax: (662) 325-8954 Email Jason Camp Web site: GCD https://gcd.extension.msstate.edu/
Location of Instruction
Meeting facilities in Jackson, Hattiesburg, and Oxford for each of the two sessions
Dates of Institutes
The institute is a three year program, and each year is termed a "phase." Each year or phase consists of 2 sessions: a fall session and a spring session. Each session is 2.5 days long. Five half-day courses are offered in the fall and spring session. Exams are given for all classes at the end of the class.
(Check the GCD website for specific dates and locations.)
Cost Breakdown of Institute
Certification Program (Institute): $200 registration fee for each of the two annual sessions (covers 5 courses, instructional materials, refreshments, and luncheon, but not lodging or other meals, per session).
Winter Educational Conference: $160 registration fee which covers instruction, course materials, refreshments, and luncheon, but not lodging or other meals.
Master Municipal Clerk Academy: $100 registration fee which covers instruction, course materials, and refreshments, but not meals or lodging
Advanced Education Opportunities
A 1.5-day certification program (institute) update is conducted annually in December in Jackson and is open to both institute graduates and non-graduates.