Texas 300 by 300
College of the Mainland is proud to join with other community colleges in the state to help 300,000 Texans get back to work in the next 300 days.
We have several programs that can be completed in this short period of time that lead to financially stable careers. Many of these careers are eligible for financial aid that could result in total coverage of tuition and fees (be sure to complete the FAFSA to determine eligibility).
College of the Mainland offers many certifications and fast track program options that support jobs in high demand. Complete a certification or fast track program to gain valuable training and hands-on experience in your desired industry or trade, and obtain the skills you need to get a competitive edge in today’s job market.
Financial Assistance Opportunities
For details on financial aid, visit www.com.edu/financial-aid or call 409-933-8274.
Explore our wide array of certificate programs to discover the fit that’s right for you!
Allied Health Careers
|Allied Health Programs||Award||Duration|
|Health Information Management||Credit Level 1 Certificate||2 semesters|
|Introduction to Health Information Management||Credit Occupational Skills Award||1 semester|
|Pharmacy Technician||Credit Level 1 Certificate||2 semesters|
|Certified Nurse Aid||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||2 months|
|Dental Assistant||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||3.5 months|
|Medical Office/Insurance Specialist||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||3.5 months|
|Phlebotomy Technician||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||3.5 months|
Public Service Careers
|Public Service Careers||Award||Duration|
|Advanced EMT||Credit Level 1 Certificate||2 semesters|
|Fire Academy||Credit Level 1 Certificate||1 semester|
|Police Academy||Credit Level 1 Certificate||1 semester|
|Occupational Safety and Health||Credit Level 1 Certificate||3 semesters|
|Electrical I (Helper)||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||10 months|
|Instrumentation I (Helper)||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||8 months|
|Mechanical Maintenance, Basic
|Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||8 months
|Manual Machinist||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||9 months|
|Industrial Pipefitting||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||10 months|
|Logistics Technician (online)||Non-Credit Occupational Skills Award||2 months|
|Drone Pilot Test Preparation
(FAA Exam ($150) not included in course tuition, provided by third-party vendor)
|Industry Credential||2.5 days|
Business and Computer Technologies
|Business & Computer Technologies||Award||Duration|
|Networking Fundamentals||Occupational Skills Award||1 semester|
|SQL Database Fundamentals||Occupational Skills Award||1 semester|
|Programming||Credit Level 1 Certificate||3 semesters|
|Web Design||Credit Level 1 Certificate||3 semesters|