Through our quality, convenient and flexible academic programs, students at TJC are ready to excel at any level of academic achievement. TJC provides exceptional degree options that prepare you for a fulfilling career or transfer to a university, as well as certificate programs that allow you to directly enter the workforce.
TJC has awarded more than 50,000 academic degrees and certificates to students over the past 90 years, including former deputy director of the CIA, politicians, journalists, playwrights, actors and actresses, professional athletes and business owners.
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Academic Programs & Core Requirements
TJC has 125+ degree & certificate options in a wide variety of fields
Degree Plans A-Z
From Art to Wide Area Network Technology, TJC has more than 125 degree programs to kick start your career.
Dental Hygiene, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care and more!
Arts & Language
Art, Dance, Theatre, and more! Learn essential concepts in human expression, literature and the arts.
If journalism and mass communication is your thing, we have the programs for you.
Engineering & Computer Science
Computers, IT, video games, and engineering. World-changing technology starts here.
Jump-start a career in a large variety of fulfilling professions.
Help to make a different in the lives of people at home and around the world.
Science & Mathematics
Get a solid foundational knowledge base at TJC in science or mathematics.
Types of Degrees
We’re the first community college in Texas to offer a four-year Bachelor's of Science in Dental Hygiene.
Our 78 two-year academic programs will arm you with the knowledge and courses needed to succeed in your career and beyond.
Fast-track your way to a successful career with our 43 certificate programs in a wide variety of fields and trades.
Continuing Studies provides lifelong learning for people of all ages to develop personal and professional potential, and upgrade job-related skills.
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We offer 18 fully online degrees as well as a core complete option.
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Presidential Honors Program
Do you have what it takes to be a Presidential Honors student? Find out more here.