Creating opportunities for lifelong careers.
Empower your student to find the path that works best for them. Whether their goal is a college degree in a field they're passionate about or entering the workforce right out of high school, we're ready to help. Stride Career Prep offers 25+ career pathways within these in-demand career fields.*
How is Stride Career Prep different?
Our program gives your teen exposure to career—and life—advantages that include:
Gaining Work Experience and Industry Exposure — Students experience the workplace through online sessions with industry professionals, as well as through opportunities for internships and apprenticeships.
Developing Real-World Skills — Our virtual, collaborative, and project-based learning environment helps students gain leadership, communication, teamwork, creative problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
Preparing for Industry Certification Exams — Stride Career Prep helps students prepare for any of over 40 certification exams, putting them ahead of the competition and qualifying them to start earning right after high school.
Hear from a Stride Career Prep Student
Students in Stride Career Prep, like Alejandra, can take challenging courses and learn skills they can apply right away and use in their future career. See how the IT Pathway has prepared Alejandra for a career in computer science.
“I think if I'm happy in what I'm doing, I'm successful. I'm in personal finance and accounting, which are both part of the Business Administration pathway, which I really enjoy.”
— Makyna, studying business†
“I've always wanted to go into the Healthcare pathway because I've always wanted to help people. When I found out I could take online courses such as Medical Terminology [and] Healthcare Exploration, I was really intrigued.”
— Kierra, studying healthcare‡
“My classes are teaching me how to prepare for my career as an animator.”
— Red, studying information technology§
*Opportunities vary by school; please check with your school.
†Makyna is a 2020 student at a Stride K12-powered school in Colorado, and her statement reflects her experience at her school.
‡Kierra is a 2020 student at a Stride K12-powered school in Colorado, and her statement reflects her experience at her school.
§Red is a 2020 student at a Stride K12-powered school in Oregon, and his statement reflects his experience at his school.