STRIDE CAREER PREP
Health and Human Services
Which pathways are offered?
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)—This pathway prepares students to work directly with patients to provide care, treatment, counseling, and health education information.
Health and Human Services Exploratory—This pathway prepares students for healthcare careers through studying disease prevention, personal health management, social work, and other common health related functions.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Advanced Practical Nurse
- Certified Nurse Assistant
- Medical Assistant
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Microsoft® Office Certifications (Excel, Word) **
*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 9, 2021.
**Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.