Health & Human Services
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 pathways are offered?
Teaching and Training—This pathway prepares students to employ teaching/training methods that will result in higher learner achievement and to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, motivate learners, and understand their educational needs.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Childcare Center Director
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Childcare Worker - $25,460/year
Teaching Assistant - $28,900/year
Childcare Center Director - $49,160/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
ACT National Career Readiness Certificate
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Early Childhood Education and Care–Basic (Job Ready)
NOCTI Early Childhood Education–Advanced (Job Ready)
*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.