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East Bay Career Advancement Academy

A regional approach to workforce development


Frequently Asked Questions

image of EBCAA How do I get more information?

Please contact the CAA manager's administrative secretary Melina Rodriguez at mrodriguez@losmedanos.edu or by calling 925.473-7416. Remember, qualified applicants will be accepted into the program on a first-come, first-served basis.


What courses are included?


Business Schedule:
Course Title Section Instructor Days Hours Room Dates
BUS-035 Microsoft Office 5366 S. Beckham



LIB-214 08/15-12/18
ACS-010 Becoming a College Scholar 0321 N.Westbrook MW 10:30am-11:50am SS4-412 08/15-12/18
BUS-058 Business English 0469 T.Beal TTH 9:30am-10:50am LIB-214 08/15-12/18
BUS-003 Business Math 0030 J.Bailey TTH 11:00am-12:20pm LIB-214 08/15-12/18



Can I just take a few of the classes?

No, sorry. In order to be a part of the Career Advancement Academy for the Fall 2015 semester you are required to take all of the classes that are listed above.


How much will the program cost me?

Student's are responsible for student fees of $562 plus school supplies and parking. Books are available upon loan agreement. Funding provided by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Grant No: 10-0091.


How do I know if I’m qualified?

The program is designed to serve:

Students who do not meet the above qualifications will only be considered on a space available basis.



Okay, that sounds like me. How do I apply?

There are four easy steps:


If you are a new or returning student who has been away from LMC for more than one semester please go to www.losmedanos.edu/registration to apply to be a student at LMC. Once you have completed the college application process you will be issued a student ID number through an email within 24 hours. If you have questions feel free to call the Admissions & Records office at 925.473-7495.


Please click HERE to begin the electronic Fall 2015 East Bay Career Advancement Academy Application.

  • Register to attend the mandatory Informational Session:

Please click HERE to sign up for a free Informational Session. During this meeting you will learn about the Career Advancement Academy and the Business program that will be offered.


You are required to complete the LMC English and math assessment by going to www.losmedanos.edu/assessment. Follow the instructions found on the Assessment Center website to take the exam. When you are finished please provide a copy of your assessment results to Melina Rodriguez. If you have questions regarding the assessment portion call 925.473-7431.


**It is very important that you study before taking this assessment because you are only allowed to take this once per year. The following links below are the recommended study guides that will help you tremendously!

Sentence Skills Study Guide

Reading Pre-test

ESL Sample Questions Study Guide

Arithmetic Study Guide

Elementary Algebra Study Guide


Establish your eligibility for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGFW). Click HERE to download the application. Submit the application in person to the LMC Financial Aid office. If you are determined to be eligible for the Waiver please notify Melina Rodriguez at 925.473-7416 or mrodriguez@losmedanos.edu.