Stride Career Prep
Health & Bio Sciences
Make a Difference
What if high school was all you needed to get started on your dream job? Many healthcare careers don't require a college degree. You can begin making a difference sooner than you thought!
Which pathways are offered?
Health Science Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)—This pathway prepares students to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals to perform direct basic nursing care in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.
Health Science Pharmacy Technician—This pathway prepares students to assist licensed pharmacists in providing health care and medications to patients in medical settings such as hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and labs.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
- Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like with this career?*
*Data is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
State-based Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA)
AMCA Physical Therapy Technician Certification (PTTC)
ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
ACSM Certified Group Fitness Trainer
NHA Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
NCCT Tech in Surgery Certification (TS-C)
AMT Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
NHA Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA)