Career Education

Through hands-on learning and extensive resources, San Mateo Adult & Career Education will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to advance your career in a high demand industry.
Career Education
Clinical Medical Assistant Training Program

Learn to obtain patient vital signs, assist with minor medical procedures, perform simple laboratory tests, give injections, perform venipuncture (phlebotomy), administer medications and more.

Dispensing Opticians Training Program
Dispensing Opticians are essential healthcare professionals who help people to see the world more clearly, especially important in this digital age. Join our training program to gain the necessary skills for this vital in-demand career.
Pharmacy Technician Training Program

This comprehensive course will prepare you to enter the pharmacy field and take the PTCB exam.

Professional Communications for Business and Beyond

Provides the essential communication skills you need to thrive in any workplace environment and become a confident leader.

business office technology certification

Designed to verify individuals are fully prepared to enter the workforce, this course validates that students have acquired the knowledge and skills required to be effective in their current and future careers. This certification allows employers to identify and connect with more skilled candidates, filling gaps in the labor market and jump-starting individuals’ careers. Includes a final industry-certification exam sponsored by Express Employment Professionals that could lead to job placement.

Computer Classes

Discover how to use the free Google tools through our Google Basics course, study at your own pace in our self-paced Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint classes, or make accounting easy by taking our QuickBooks Online Comprehensive course.

Students who want to register for career education classes must have a 10th grade reading level to be eligible. An assessment and interview with the Career Education Coordinator may be required to determine eligibility. Contact Stephanie Kriebel at for more information.

Spring 2021


Why choose us?

We are committed to providing resources for career growth and education for adults in our communities. We also have resources for those who may be underserved or disadvantaged economically or academically. Regardless of your status, we’re here to help you grow your career.

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