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MCAS offers MS Office and computer science courses that prepare students for the technology they will face in the 21st century office environment.

A+ Certification

Class to be held at:
Main Campus (MTN)
920 South Mountain Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016

Total Program Fee:
$3760.00

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This course prepares students to pass the CompTIA A+ Service Technician certification exams 220-901/220-902 for hardware and software and to pursue employment opportunities as a computer technician. This is the beginning course on the path to earning a Security+ certification and is articulated to earn college credit in pursuit of an associate degree in cybersecurity. The course contains theoretical and practical lessons relating to Microcomputer hardware and wireless platforms, as well operating systems and software troubleshooting. Topics for hardware include installing, configuring, and upgrading PC hardware components and peripherals and troubleshooting hardware issues. Fundamental topics in networking and troubleshooting network connectivity issues are also be covered. Software topics comprise installing Windows, including command line and client support, and software troubleshooting, including application security support. In addition to the 45 hours of direct classroom instruction, students must complete 90 hours of online assignments and assessments in preparation for each class.

Computer Applications / Office Occupations

MCAS offers a rigorous Computer Applications & Office Occupations program that teaches students critical technological and soft skills and prepares them for employment in the 21st century office environment.
The Computer Applications / Office Occupations program is comprised of two classes and Students are expected to participate in both classes to complete the program. Below are the two courses for the program:

Office Systems for the 21st Century (Microsoft Office)

Class to be held at:
Main Campus (MTN)
920 South Mountain Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016

Total Program Fee (both courses Office Systems & Business Technology):
$3785.00 per term

Microsoft Office Term 1
Aug 27, 2018 – Dec 20, 2018
Mon - Thu
8:15am - 10:15am

Microsoft Office Term 2
Jan 7, 2019 – May 3, 2019
Mon - Thu
8:15am - 10:15am

This Microsoft Office course covers operating systems, client-based applications, and the Internet so that students can be successful in the 21st century office environment. Students learn the critical skills to operate MS Windows, to effectively navigate the Internet, and to utilize key Microsoft Office 2013 applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Students also learn the basics of data base input through an overview of Access and they learn all functionality of MS Outlook.

Business Technology

Class to be held at:
Main Campus (MTN)
920 South Mountain Ave.
Monrovia, CA 91016

Business Technology Term 1
Aug 27, 2018 – Dec 20, 2018
Mon - Thu
10:30am - 12:30pm

Business Technology Term 2
Jan 7, 2019 – May 3, 2019
Mon - Thu
10:30am - 12:30pm

Business Technology further prepares students for the 21st century office environment by exposing students to cloud-based applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations. Students learn to create business correspondence, reports, publications, and forms. Students learn to collaborate online and establish a professional presence in the world of social media. Students make an employment portfolio and a LinkedIn profile that shows acquisition of marketable job skills. Students learn basic accounting and gain experience with AP/AR bookkeeping by learning QuickBooks. Course content includes the Google Suite of products for work, education and collaboration, LinkedIn, QuickBooks and all components of the portfolio: resume, cover letter, email template, references, and work samples.

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Career Technical Education Programs


Learn new career skills and start a new career!

Monrovia Community Adult School offers numerous short-term vocational programs that help your earn certifications and give you the skills you need to start a new career. MCAS teachers are experienced professionals who share their industry knowledge to give you a solid foundation for success in a new profession. These teachers also have significant industry contacts and resources to ensure that students who successfully complete our vocational programs have a high rate of job attainment.


Academics & Arts Programs


In addition to our world class vocational programs, MCAS offers excellent Non-Technical Programs. Our English as a Second Language faculty is passionate, caring and committed to helping our students become proficient in English as quickly as possible. The MCAS Academic Lab offers a rigorous high school diploma program that prepares students for postsecondary education. Students seeking assistance with basic skills or test prep for the GED or HiSET can receive assistance from highly qualified instructors. And MCAS arts and crafts classes are taught by talented, successful artists.
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