College Graduates Exempt
from the Correctional Officer Pre-Employment Test
College graduates who wish to apply for a Correctional Officer position are exempt from taking the CO pre-employment test.
The college exemption applies only to Texas colleges and universities accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges as recognized by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
College graduates must bring the State of Texas Application for Employment, the applicable supplement for outside applicants (PERS 282), and all required documents to their scheduled interview appointment. Register to attend a pre-employment screening to schedule an interview.
Page updated: 05/13/2019