Business and Medical Academy – Certificate Programs

Our business and medical certification programs offer multiple certifications in the following areas, all of which can be completed in as little as few weeks.

Business Office Certification Programs

  • Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Business Information Worker
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Microsoft Office Business Suite
  • General Office Support/Receptionist

Medical Office Certification Programs

  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Billing & Insurance Clerk

Medical Office Classes

  • Medical Terminology now articulated with Los Medanos College
  • Medical Office Procedures using Medisoft Electronic Health Records
  • Electronic Health Records using SimChart for the Medical Office
  • Medical Records Management
  • Introduction to Medical Coding
  • Intermediate Medical Coding & Billing
  • Comprehensive Medical Coding & Billing
  • Medical Law, Ethics and HIPPA

Addiction Counselor Academy Online Distance Learning

Description: Begin a new career in as little as 6-months! The Center for Higher Purpose Online Addiction Academy is a certified Substance Abuse Counselor Training Program that grounds students with in-depth knowledge of Addiction, Recovery and provides the appropriate Skill Sets needed to work in their community. No experience is necessary. Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselors can be employed in school settings, in-patient, out-patient, or residential treatment centers, crisis centers, at correctional facilities, detox facilities, they can lead groups and teach education classes at DUI Schools, assist with 12-step recovery programs, or work in County Behavioral Health Departments anywhere in the State of California – that’s right! Your skills are transferable and will follow you! The online curriculum is as easy as sending and receiving documents through email correspondence between the instructor and the student. The 20-module curriculum prepares every student for the IC&RC Statewide Certification Exam. Don’t wait to start your new career, OPEN ENROLLMENT offers a self-paced, (learn-at-your-own speed) type of platform. Students engage with instructors as much or as little as needed from the comfort of home, where you make your own schedule – without any parking fees either! Get started today through Liberty Adult Education. This program is GREAT for Retirees, former Military Veterans, or Justice-impacted Individuals who want to give back or make a difference in the lives of others. Share your wisdom and knowledge as a Certified Addiction Counselor. The field is ripe for future employment possibilities in a field that will not be going away anytime soon.

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Business Certification Programs

Medical Billing & Insurance Clerk-25 Weeks

Medical Terminology
Introduction to Medical Coding
Intermediate Medical Coding & Billing
Electronic Health Records
MS Office Core
Law, Ethics and HIPPA
Customer Relations for the 21st Century
English for the Workplace
Workplace Math
Keyboarding: 35 WPM

Medical Administrative Assistant-30 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Medical Terminology
Medical Office Procedures
Medisoft Electronic Health Records
Medical Records Management
MS Office 2016 Core
Outlook
Keyboarding: 35 WPM

Accounting Assistant- 30 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Computer Concepts and Windows
Word:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Excel:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Accounting:   I and II
QuickBooks:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Keyboarding: 35 WPM
Ten-Key: 200 SPM

Executive Administrative Assistant-35 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Word:  (Beginning – Advanced)
Excel:   (Beginning – Advanced)
PowerPoint:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Access:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Outlook
QuickBooks:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Proofreading and Editing
Keyboarding: 50 WPM
Ten-Key: 200 SPM

Microsoft Office Business Suite-20 Weeks

Computer Concepts and Windows
MS Office Complete
Outlook
Keyboarding: 35 WPM

Advanced Microsoft Office Specialist-25 Weeks

Word:   Advanced
Excel:   Advanced
PowerPoint:   (Beginning – Advanced)
Access:   (Beginning – Advanced
Outlook
Keyboarding: 40 WPM

Business Information Worker-25 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
Computer Concepts and Windows
Word:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Excel:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
PowerPoint:   (Beginning – Intermediate)
Outlook
Records Management
Keyboarding: 40 WPM

General Office Support/Receptionist-20 Weeks

Customer Relations for the 21st Century
Workplace Math
English for the Workplace
MS Office Core Skills
Keyboarding: 35 WPM


Bookkeeping/Accounting I

This course covers terms, concepts, and applications of a double-entry accounting system for a service business. Students learn to deal effectively with the chart of accounts, assets, liabilities, and equity account, as well as to apply basic rules of generally accepted accounting principles. Prerequisite: Business Math class or equivalent experience.
(12 students minimum requirement)

Bookkeeping/Accounting II

In this course, students continue learning about terms, concepts, and applications of a bookkeeping/accounting system for a corporation. Students learn to deal effectively with accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and dividends. Prerequisite: Accounting I or equivalent experience.
(12 students minimum requirement)

Bookkeeping/Accounting III

Students continue learning about terms, concepts, and applications of a bookkeeping/accounting system for a merchandising business organized as a corporation. Students learn to deal effectively with bad debt, inventory, depreciation, and loans. Prerequisite: Accounting II or equivalent experience.

QuickBooks Online: Level 1 & 2

This class is a series consisting of Levels 1 and 2 using the QuickBooks Online version. Level 1 is an instructor-led class, and in Level 2, you will work independently with instructor support. These courses will provide essential coverage of the program for employees, company owners, accountants, and others who wish to utilize the QuickBooks software for their small-business accounting needs. In Level 1, you will learn to customize the company settings, set up customers and vendors, record bank deposits, and reconcile bank and credit card accounts. In Level 2, you will learn more advanced functions such as managing inventory, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, creating reports using class and location tracking, and payroll. Prerequisites: Level 1 -Accounting I or equivalent experience; Level 2 – QuickBooks Level 1.

Job Skills- Evening Classes

Introduction to Voiceovers Distance Learning via Zoom (Skype or FaceTime/iChat)!

Do you have a passion for voiceovers? Want to earn income using your talents from the comfort of your home? Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the growing remote voiceover industry! Discover the current trends in the industry and how easy and affordable it can be to learn, set up and, work from home. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read an actual script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later in a follow-up call. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com. 18 and over. Upon registration you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience. Must be 18 and over. Includes: One (1) 90 Minute Introductory Workshop and evaluation scheduled by appointment upon registration.

Voice-Overs… Now is Your Time! Workshop

YOU’VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS!  Hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU can use your voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique way to one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business with practically no overhead! NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This class could be the game changer you’ve been looking for! Lisa’s voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for clients such as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.


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