Explore Health and Human Services Education
Students who dream of becoming a doctor, nurse, teacher, police officer, or lawyer can get a head start on their career in high school. Through Stride Career Prep, students can explore their interests, gain technical skills, and get real-world learning experience that could lead to a successful career in any aspect of Health and Human Services.
AN INSIDE LOOK
Take a peek at how Stride Career Prep Health and Human Services students spend their day. From teacher-led, virtual classes and collaboration with classmates to passion projects, the freedom of online career readiness prepares students to pursue a job or degree after high school.
With pathways ranging from Dental Assisting to Education, there are numerous career options students can discover. View typical course schedules for the Health and Human Services Pathways.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Curious about medical careers or exploring education options?
Read some of the most common questions for your student.
How can I tell if a Health and Human Services career is right for my child?
When considering the possibility of a Health and Human Services career for your child it is important to think about what professional skills they may already have. Patient care and listening is important to be a successful medical provider, where patience and communication is key for being a great teacher. If your child expresses interest in working as a doctor, nurse, teacher, or public servant, then starting them in Stride Career Prep can help them get a jump start as they pursue these careers during or after high school.
What kind of jobs exist in the Health and Human Services field?
There are a variety of jobs in Health and Human Services, and an increasing need for people to fill these positions. Jobs in hospitals can range anywhere from technical patient care, like phlebotomy, to administrative, like billing and coding. Schools are similar, with education administrators and counselors working in office and teachers performing their duty in the classroom. With such diverse job functions within the field, there’s likely a pathway in Health and Human Services that suits your student’s strengths.
What are the benefits of learning about Health and Human Services in high school?
Students who start their career readiness journey in high school are better prepared to enter the workforce or pursue a relevant degree after graduation. Through Stride Career Prep, they’ll be equipped with the knowledge and technical skills and real-world learning experiences needed to gain certifications or college credits. Students in Health and Human Services pathways also benefit from learning transferrable professional skills like communication, teamwork, and critical thinking.