Monrovia Community Adult School

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Classes from MAS

Hybrid Medical Assistant certification Classes


The Medical Assisting Program is an intensive program that prepares students for a career in medical services and helps students find employment at hospitals and doctors’ offices. The program is divided into Front Office and Back Office segments and is a hybrid program.

$3,395 total

Nursing Assistant - Pre-Certification CNA


The MCAS Nurse Assistant Pre-certification CNA program trains students for positions in the nursing field and prepares students for the State Nurse Assistant Certification Exam. Successful students can climb the first rung up the professional nursing ladder on the way to becoming a Registered Nurse at significant savings from programs offered by private colleges. This program includes classroom and lab instruction as well as hands-on training in a long-term care facility.

$2,950 total

A+ Certification - Intro to Cybersecurity


This 12 week course prepares students to pass the CompTIA A+ certification exams 220-1101/220-1102 for hardware and software and to pursue employment opportunities as a computer technician. This class is delivered in a hybrid format both in-person and online: direct instruction is provided in person on Tuesdays and through Zoom on Thursdays and curriculum is accessed through an official CompTIA online platform. This is the beginning course on the path to earning a Security+ certification and is articulated with an MCAS partner, Pacific College, such that the course provides college credit in pursuit of an associate degree in cybersecurity. Hardware topics include installing, configuring, and upgrading PC hardware components and peripherals and troubleshooting hardware issues. Software topics comprise installing Windows, and software troubleshooting, including application security support. In addition to the 72 hours of direct classroom instruction in person and through Zoom, students must complete 108 hours f online assignments and assessments in preparation for each class.

$3,760 total

Hybrid Pharmacy Technician certification Classes


The MCAS Pharmacy Technician Program prepares students to earn a state Pharmacy Technician license, pass the national Pharmacy Certification Exam and get successful employment at a pharmacy. This is all provided at a fraction of the cost charged by private colleges. Our faculty has years of pharmaceutical experience and contacts to help MCAS students to get employed. Students learn basic pharmacology, pharmacy calculations, deciphering and filling medication orders, reconstitution of medications, medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology, and pharmacy operations among other critical topics.

$2,495 total

Online Security Guard certification Classes


This is a 16 hour online training program that prepares students to pass the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) exam and earn a guard card. This program delivers all instruction online due to the current pandemic. In addition to the 8 hours of instruction in BSIS Power to Arrest Courses, students complete two of the 4 hour Mandatory Courses BSIS requires guards to complete within thirty (30) days of starting employment. The 16 hour program addresses the following security topics: powers to arrest, weapons of mass destruction, public relations, and observation & documentation. Students receive certificates of completion for each BSIS Section 643 course completed within the training to provide to employers. Successful graduates become registered by BSIS as a security guard and work as an entry level guard. More than 90% of MCAS students are hired with an MCAS partner security firm before they begin training. Cost of the program includes course curriculum, LiveScan background check, and BSIS application fee.

$1,995 total

About school

Monrovia Community Adult School is a public school that provides educational opportunities for adult learners. The school offers a variety of courses including high school diploma, ESL, vocational training, and personal enrichment classes. It is located in Monrovia, California.

In the Los Angeles area

920 S. Mountain Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016