Career & Professional Development

We’re here to help put you on the path to an entry-level job in a new career or to gain the confidence and new skills you need to advance in your current career.


  • Makeup Artistry Certification

    Do you love makeup and want to pursue a career in making others look and feel more beautiful?  Are you working in the beauty industry and want to improve your confidence and application skills? Or do you just want to do a better job of applying your own makeup?  In this class, through live demonstrations and hands-on learning, you will discover the secrets to makeup application used by professionals in the field.  You will develop and further your skills as you gain greater confidence in working with clients or just on yourself!

    Note: Milani Cosmetics Student Kit or any similar makeup kit is recommended. Participants must be at least 17 years old. The following course textbook will be provided in class: A Pretty Great Life: Life Lessons and Beauty Secrets from a Hollywood Makeup Artist By: Carolyn Simon 

    The following topics will be covered:

    • Cleanliness, Sanitation, Color Theory, and Skin Types
    • All About Eyes (Eye Makeup Application Focus): Wing Liner, Eyelash Application, Brows, Smokey Eye, Sultry, and Glitter
    • Contour & Highlight
    • FX Makeup
    • Bridal Bliss w/ Airbrushing
    • Building Your Online Portfolio

    This course falls under the Communication, Critical Thinking, and Personal, Social, Civic, and Environmental Responsibility Institutional Level Outcomes (ILOs).  

    Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • Identify trendy and learn new beauty techniques
    • Build confidence in applying makeup
    • Learn how to create another source of income w/ makeup artistry
    • No refunds will be issued for the Makeup Artistry Certification Program. 
  • Medical Insurance Billing

    This six-course program is designed for those who are new to the medical field and for those currently working in the field who wish to expand their knowledge in specific areas. Students will become versed in the terminology of the medical profession, knowledgeable in the areas of billing procedures and coding, credit and collection, legal issues and risk management. When you complete the program, you will be able to effectively deal and help with problem-solving activities in a medical business environment. HIPAA Compliance Regulations included.

    Program consists of the following six courses (which must be taken in the following order):

    • MB1- Medical Terminology
    • MB2- Coding: ICD-10 Coding
    • MB3- Medical Insurance Billing Principles
    • MB4- Medical Credit and Collection: Recovery of Unsecured Assets
    • MB5- Legal Issues and Risk Management
    • MB6- Computerized Medical Insurance Billing


    Participants will earn a Mt. San Antonio College Community Education Certificate of Completion when all six courses have been successfully completed. Attendance and examination requirements must be met before a certificate can be issued.

    These courses fall under the Communication, Critical Thinking, Information Technology Literacy, and Personal, Social, Civic & Environmental Responsibility Institutional Level Outcome (ILO).


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  • Notary Public Seminar

    Become a Notary Public in One Day (First time Notaries) 

    Looking to enhance your earning potential, expand your employment options, give back to your community, or become a more valuable asset to your current employer? This Secretary of State approved class offers the ideal opportunity to gain expertise in Notary law and witnessing signatures on official documents, a skill set in high demand across a broad range of industries, including real estate, legal, medical, and banking, to name just a few. By participating in this comprehensive course, you'll acquire the knowledge and tools necessary to pass the Notary exam and practice as a highly effective Notary. In addition to providing you with two practice tests, the course concludes with the official Notary exam, ensuring that you're fully prepared to embark on your exciting new career journey.  Materials fee covers the Seminar sourcebook, Proof of Completion, study printouts and Notary application. Presented by Notary Public Seminars, Inc ., who has been a leading public course provider in California for 10 years.

    Seminar from 8am to 4pm. Exam from 4pm-6pm.

    Renewing Notaries –3 Hour State Required Seminar 
    As of January 2009, Renewing Notaries may take a three hour Approved Notary Refresher course. We will review all laws and regulations you are required to know to continue as a Notary. You must take the exam and be fingerprinted again. Six hour approved course must be taken first.

    Seminar from 12:45 pm to 4pm.  Exam from 4pm-6pm.

    New and Renewing Notaries bring the following: 

    1. A $40 check made payable to ”Secretary of State”
    2. Proper ID – current driver's license with photo or state issued ID card
    3. Two #2 pencils.
    4. 2 X 2 passport color photo 

    Note: Students must be 18+ years of age. Live Scan Fingerprints are required after you pass the exam. Serious conviction may disqualify applicant.

    These courses fall under the Communication, Critical Thinking, Information Technology Literacy, and Personal, Social, Civic & Environmental Responsibility Institutional Level Outcome (ILO).

    Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of Notary law, learning how to witness signatures on official documents in compliance with legal requirements. They will acquire the skills necessary to perform notarial acts accurately and effectively, meeting the demands of various industries such as real estate, legal, medical, and banking.
    • Prepare effectively for the Notary exam and obtain certification.
    • Expand career opportunities and enhance professional value.
  • Water Technology Program

    This program is an intensive education for anyone seeking to enter the field of potable water treatment, water distribution, or cross-connection control. Program courses provide the training required for employment at a municipal water district, private water utility, or city water department.

    Upon completion of the program, students will have gained the knowledge necessary to successfully pass the CDPH Water Treatment Operator Certification Exams ( T1-T3 ), Water Distribution Operator Certification Exams ( D1-D3 ), and Cross-Connection Control Certified Specialist and Tester Exams offered by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and various County Health Departments.

    The 40-hour courses offered through this program satisfy the educational requirements of the CDPH for both specialized training and continuing education training . Program courses include: 

    1. Introduction to Water Systems
    2. Water Treatment
    3. Introduction to Water Resources & Water Distribution
    4. Water Distribution: Water Hydraulics & Water Management
    5. Cross Connection Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester
    6. Cross Connection Control Program Specialist

    Depending on the level of certification being sought, students may take one or all of the courses offered through this program. The courses are typically offered during Fall and Spring semesters and periodically during Summer and Winter inter-sessions. Courses cover such topics as: water math and chemistry, laboratory procedures, water sources, groundwater and surface water supplies, reservoir management, water treatment plant processes, disinfection, Safe Drinking Water Act, corrosion control, iron and manganese control, fluoridation, water softening, C*T concepts, distribution system hydraulics, water sampling and bacteriological testing, water wells, cross-connection control, backflow devices, water tanks, water meters, valves, pumps, motors, pipeline installation and operation, and safety procedures.

    These courses fall under the Communication, Critical Thinking, Information Technology Literacy, and Personal, Social, Civic, and Environmental Responsibility Institutional Level Outcomes (ILOs).

    The Water Technology Program at Mt. San Antonio College is an accredited and comprehensive water education program and is fully recognized by the State of California Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB).

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