Stride Career Prep

Health 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 pathway is offered?

Health Sciences—This pathway prepares students to work directly with patients to provide care, treatment, counseling, and health information. Coming in fall 2023.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • ER department technician
  • Dental assistant
  • Nursing assistant
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Medical assistant
  • Home health aide
  • Physical therapy aide
  • Medication care coordinator

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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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?

  • Certifications are available through dual enrollment at local community and technical colleges.