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Looking to start a new career in the Business field? Want to update or improve your skills?

Clovis Adult Education’s CTE Business Certificate Program offers an Administrative Assistant certificate, a Medical Assistant- Front Office certificate, plus individual classes and workshops that are aligned to industry standards. The Administrative Assistant program prepares students to work in a variety of offices. The Medical Assistant-Front Office program prepares students to work in a medical office setting or to upgrade their existing medical office skills. Both certificate programs provide in depth knowledge and develop expertise in: the Microsoft Office 2019 & 365 software suite, filing, data entry, computerized bookkeeping, research, effective communication, business ethics and customer service.

Prepare yourself with skills that meet the demands of today’s office environment. New classes begin every two months and students may attend classes part-time or full-time. Both the Administrative Assistant and the Medical Assistant-Front Office programs eligible for the PELL Grant, a form of financial aid. For more information about financial assistance, please see the Financial Aid link.


When enrolling, the student must show proof of a high school diploma from an accredited institution or an HSE/GED® certificate and pass the TABE test in reading comprehension vocabulary and applied math at the 7th grade level.

To learn more about joining our program, please see the Getting Started link.


Join us via ZOOM to learn more about Clovis Adult CTE Business Programs, Agency, and Financial Aid opportunities, as well as live Questions and Answer session. We can't wait to meet!
  1. ZOOM Information:
  2. Available Dates:
    MondayMarch 20
    MondayMarch 27

    MondayApril 17
    MondayApril 24

    MondayMay 1
    MondayMay 8
    MondayMay 15
    MondayMay 22

    MondayJune 5
    MondayJune 12

Or call our CTE Business Office at (559) 327-2853.


Need a WPM typing Certificate for a job application?  We can help!  A 90-minute "test only" keyboarding certificate is available by appointment.  Must provide a valid I.D. or school I.D. card with a picture.  Please call 559-327-2800 to secure a test time.   (As of July 1, 2023, a 60 minute "test only" keyboarding test will be offered.)
March 10, 2023Friday8:30 am
March 17, 2023Friday1:30 pm
March 24, 2023Friday8:30 am

April 14, 2023Friday1:30 pm
April 21, 2023Friday8:30 am
April 28, 2023Friday1:30 pm

May 12, 2023Friday8:30 am
May 19, 2023Friday1:30 pm
May 26, 2023Friday8:30 am

The CTE Business programs are accredited by both WASC and COE, as such these programs qualify for Title IV 
financial aid assistance.
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