1452 David E. Cook Way Clovis, CA 93611  |  P:559-327-2800 | F:559-327-2889

CTE Business Careers

Home  \  Department  \  Career Tech Educatio...  \  CTE Business Careers...

CTE Business Office Hours

Office Hour: 
Main Administration Office

Monday - Thursday: 
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

(559) 327-2853


Looking to start a new career in the Business field?

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. 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.  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 for a CTE Business program, the student must:
  • Show proof of a high school diploma from an accredited institution or an HSE/GED® certificate
  • Pass the TABE test

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


Want to update or improve your skills?  Clovis Adult Education's CTE Business offers individual classes and workshops that are aligned to industry standards.  New classes begin every 2 months.

  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.
  • 3 Consecutive absences or more than 5 non-consecutive absences within an 8-week session will result in being dropped from the course with a "discipline drop due to excessive absences.
  • Please see About CTE Business Programs for certificate program information
  • Courses below will NOT earn a Certificate


Business Communications
Learn to communicate clearly in many forms: letters, memos, presentations, and face-to-face.  Students will enhance their communication skills in grammar, editing, writing, spelling, vocabulary and correct usage of the parts of speech.  Class presentation required.

Price:$275.00 + books (See website for most current book prices)

Class Schedule:1:40 pm - 4:40 pm Monday - Thursday

Register:Click to Register

Computer Basics I
This course is designed for beginners seeking to build a strong foundation in computing.
  • Learn Computer Basics:  Gain confidence navigating your computer and managing software effortlessly.
  • Word Level 1:  Create professional documents, format text and enhance your writing skills.
  • Keyboarding Proficiency:  Boost your productivity by mastering the art of keyboarding.

Price:$275.00 + books (See website for most current book prices)

Class Schedule:8:00 am - 10:30 am Monday - Friday

Register:Click to Register

Office Accounting
This 8-week course is designed to learn basic accounting theory for a single owner service business. Analyze and journalize transactions, post to ledgers, manage cash, prepare financial statements, and make adjusting and closing entries. 

Price:$275.00 + books (See website for most current book prices)

Class Schedule:10:40 am - 1:10 pm Monday - Friday

Register:Click to Register

Clovis Unified School District: Be the best you can be in mind, body, and spirit
Buchanan Area Schools
Buchanan link image Alta Sierra link image Cole link image Century Elem logo with "C" and Tiger Dry Creek link image Garfield link image Tarpey link image Woods link image
Clovis High Area Schools
Clovis High link image Clark link image Cedar Wood link image Clovis Elementary link image Mickey Cox link image Gettysburg link image Jefferson link image Red Bank link image Sierra Vista link image Weldon link image
Clovis West Area Schools
Clovis West link image Kastner link image Ft. Washington link image Liberty link image Lincoln link image Maple Creek Nelson link image Pinedale link image Valley Oak link image
Clovis North Area Schools
Clovis North link image Bud Rank link image Copper Hills Fugman link image Mountain View link image River View link image
Clovis East Area Schools
Clovis East wolf logo Boris link image Fancher Creek link image Freedom link image Hirayama link image Miramonte link image Oraze link image Temperance Kutner link image Reagan Elementary link image Young Elementary link image
Educational Services Area Schools
CART link image Gateway link image Clovis Online School link image Clovis Community Day School link image Clovis Adult Education link image Sierra Outdoor link image
View text-based website