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)
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include:
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)—$30,830/year
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
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*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook.. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.