A certificate is awarded to full-time or part-time students who have concentrated study in a specialized subject matter area and have satisfied the following requirements for the certificate program:
- completion of the approved curriculum in the college catalog;
- achievement of a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA;
- completion of a minimum of 25 percent of the credit hours at HCC;
- recommendation of the faculty; and
- approval by the board of trustees.