What is an Occupational Certificate?

The occupational certificate is awarded to students who satisfactorily complete the required courses in either a semester credit hour program or an adult noncredit program in order to meet licensure or credentialing requirements for defined employment purposes.
Semester Credit Hour Programs: To receive an occupational certificate upon completion of a semester credit hour program, the student must:

Complete the required courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C average) on all college-level course work attempted at San Jacinto Community College District. The Graduation GPA is displayed on the CAPP Degree Evaluation.

Earn at least one-half of the hours required for the certificate at San Jacinto Community College District. (Refer to the section titled Technical Programs for available options).

Make formal application for graduation at the Enrollment Services Office. (See the Calendar for deadline dates).

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