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CTE Business Careers

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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.

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. Zoom meetings will be held every Monday at 1:00 pm EXCEPT  Federal holidays.  No ZOOM meetings will be held for the following Mondays:
    November 20, 2023

    Thanksgiving Break

    December 25, 2023

    Christmas Holiday

    January 1, 2024

    Happy New Year!

    January 8, 2024

    Staff Development Day

    January 15, 2024

    Martin Luther King Day

    February 12, 2024

    Lincoln's Birthday

    February 19, 2024

    Washington's Birthday

    March 25, 2024

    Spring Break

    April 1, 2024


    May 27, 2024

    Memorial Day

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


Need a WPM typing Certificate for a job application?  We can help!  A 60-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. 
July 20, 2023Thursday2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
July 27, 2023Thursday8:30 am - 9:30 am

August 17, 2023Thursday8:30 am - 9:30 am

September 1, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
September 15, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
September 29, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

October 6, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

November 3, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
November 17, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

December 1, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
December 15, 2023Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

January 12, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
January 26, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

February 9, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
February 23, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

March 8, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
March 22, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

April 5, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
April 19, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

May 17, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am
May 31, 2024Friday8:30 am - 9:30 am

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