TSI Waived Programs

The following students shall be exempt from the requirements of this title, whereby exempt students shall not be required to provide any additional demonstration of college readiness and shall be allowed to enroll in any entry-level freshman course as defined in §4.53(12) of the Texas Administrative Code:

  • A student who is enrolled in a certificate program of one year or less (Level-One certificates, 42 or fewer semester credit hours or the equivalent) at a public junior college, a public technical institute, or a public state college.
  • A student who is serving on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, the Texas National Guard, or as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States and has been serving for at least three years preceding enrollment.
  • A student who on or after August 1, 1990, was honorably discharged, retired, or released from active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States or the Texas National Guard or service as a member of a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States.
Certificate Semester Hours
Accounting 19
Accounting, OSA 9
Administrative Assistant 31
Advanced Electrical Specialist, OSA 12
Advanced Pipe Welding, OSA 11
Business Management, OSA 9
Compressor Technician, OSA 9
Computer Information Systems Support Specialist 32
Cosmetology - Nail Technology 17
Cosmetology - Operator 36
Cyber Security 12
Digital Media Design & Development 20
Document Production, OSA 9
Electrical Helper, OSA 11
Electrical Specialist, OSA 12
Emergency Medical Technology 16
Engine Technician, OSA 9
Forklift Operator Certification 7
General Business 31
General Office 16
Google Digital Marketing & E-Commerce 12
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 16
Introduction to Multi-Process Pipe Welding, OSA 12
Introduction to Multi=Process Structural Welding, OSA 12
Maintenance Technician I 17
Maintenance Technician II 17
Marketing, OSA 9
Medic First Aid CPR/AED Compliance 7
Medical Assisting 42
Medical Coding Technician 35
Microcomputer Software Operator 20
Microcomputer Support Specialist 36
Microsoft Office, OSA 10
Natural Gas Compression I 16
Natural Gas Compression II 16
Networking 12
Office Management 31
Office Management, OSA 9
Paramedic 40
Personal Computer Technical Support 20
Petroleum Production, OSA 11
Petroleum Technology I 16
Petroleum Technology II 16
Ranch & Land Management I 17
Ranch & Land Management II 16
Residential/Commercial Electrician 18
Small Business Management 28
Vocational Nursing 42
Welding - Basic 17
Welding - Intermediate 16