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What is an Occupational Certificate?

San Jacinto College offers technical certificates as evidence that students have completed a certain set of technical courses designed to develop one or more skills related to a particular career field. Students may earn technical certificates as preparation for entry-level employment in the shortest time possible. Students may receive a certificate of technology, an occupational certificate, and/or a certificate of specialization.

For general requirements for each of these certificates, students should refer to the section titled “Awarding of Degrees and Certificates”.

For specific course requirements for these certificates, students should refer to the particular technical program listed alphabetically by major in this section of the Catalog:

For additional information concerning technical certificates, students should consult a college Advisor or speak with the Department Chair offering the certificate program.

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