San Jacinto College

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San Jacinto College is a community college located in the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area. The main campus is in Pasadena, Texas, with North and South campuses in Houston.

San Jacinto specializes in paramedic training and offers a variety of certification programs, including basic, intermediate and paramedic level. Approximately 40% of students graduate the program on their first attempt, according to Texas ESM magazine.

Each of the three campuses has their own athletic programs and mascots. The Pasadena campus is represented by the San Jacinto Central Ravens. The Houston campuses are represented by the San Jacinto South Coyotes and the San Jacinto North Gators.

General Information

Admission Office

8060 Spencer Highway

Pasadena, TX 77505-5999

(281) 998-6150

Fax: (281) 478-2720

Contact: Wanda Simpson

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

8060 Spencer Highway

Pasadena, TX 77505

(281) 998-6150

Total undergrads: 24,834

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 5,803

Degree-seeking undergrads: 24,635


Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health science program. Psychological Services Bureau test and interview required of nursing applicants. SAT or ACT score used for nursing, medical laboratory technology, radiography, and respiratory programs.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Design/Visual Communications C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Studies A
Interior Design C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
International Business A
Management Information Systems A
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A
Radio/Television Broadcasting C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer/Information Sciences – General C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Construction Trades

Power/Electric Transmission A,C


Engineering Mechanics A

Engineering Technologies

Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C
Instrumentation Technology A,C
Occupational Safety A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C
Child Development A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dietician Assistant A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Optometric Technician/Assistant A,C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling C
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

General interdisciplinary studies C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Facial Treatments C
Food Prep/Professional Cooking A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science A,C

Social Sciences

Cartography C
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies A

Transportation & Materials Moving

Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A
Aviation Management A,C
Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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