Stride Career Prep - Health Professionals
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?
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)—This pathway prepares students to work under the supervision of licensed healthcare professionals to perform direct basic nursing care in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.
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:
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 in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
Certified Nurse Assistant certification
First Aid/CPR/AED certifications
Pharmacy Technician certification
Gain college credit and work-based learning experience!
Students in grades 11 and 12 can get a jumpstart on a career in healthcare.
Gain workplace skills with a pre-apprenticeship!
Eligible high school students can take advantage of a CVS Pharmacy Technician Pre-apprenticeship.
Explore this opportunity and give your teen a competitive edge.