Health and Human Services

We offer the following pathway:

  • Nursing Assisting (CNA): This pathway prepares students to work in medical settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, and clinics.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Advanced Practical Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Registered Nurse

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Nursing Assistant—$27,510/year
  • Registered Nurse—$70,000/year

    *Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020. Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Health Assisting Exam
  • Certified Nursing Assistant certification