Make a Difference
From healthcare to teaching, give your student the tools they need to move forward in a career helping others. With Stride Career Prep,* students get exposure to a breadth of different options in healthcare, learning how to serve others and gaining skills to enter the workforce.
Which pathways are offered?
Medical Diagnostics and Testing Pathway—If your child is interested in technology and healthcare, the Medical Diagnostics and Testing pathway may be a good fit. Students learn to use tests to detect, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, or other physical conditions as they work towards a career in phlebotomy, medical radiology, cardiovascular technology, and more.
Therapeutics Pathway—The careers in these pathways are focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals work directly with patients and may provide care, treatment, counseling, and health education information.
What type of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Admitting Clerk
- Advanced Practical Nurse
- Athletic Trainer
- Certified Nurse Assistant
- High School Teacher
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Medical Assistant
- Pharmacy Technician
*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.
What is the salary outlook?**
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
- Athletic Trainer–$48,440/year
- High School Teacher–$61,660/year
- Medical Assistant—$34,800/year
- Medical and Health Services Manager—$100,980/year
- Registered Nurse—$73,300/year
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- PTCB Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
- State Based Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- NHA Certified Electrocardiography Technician (CET)
- NHA Certified Phlebotomist (CPT)