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Want to start or continue your career in the healthcare sector? Consider joining the NEXT (Nursing. Equitable. Expansion. Training.) program! Through NEXT, Forward Careers has options for eligible individuals to explore occupations through a work experience, get connected to local jobs through an on-the-job training, or to attain degrees in the following healthcare occupations:

  • Registered Nurses (Including Acute Care Nurses, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses, Critical Care Nurses, and Clinical Nurse Specialists)

  • Nurse Anesthetists

  • Nurse Midwives

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Psychiatric Technicians

  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

  • Home Health and Personal Care Aides

  • Psychiatric Aides

  • Nursing Assistants

  • Occupational Therapy Assistants

  • Occupational Therapy Aides

  • Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Physical Therapist Aides

  • Medical Assistants

Geographic Locations to be Served

  • Calumet County

  • Columbia County

  • Dodge County

  • Fond du Lac County

  • Green Lake County

  • Kenosha County

  • Milwaukee County

  • Ozaukee County

  • Racine County,

  • Sheboygan County

  • Walworth County

  • Washington County

  • Waukesha County

  • Winnebago County


Eligibilty Critera*

  • Be 17 years of age or older

  • Not currently enrolled in high school

  • Be unemployed or underemployed 

  • Reside in any of the above counties

  • Have an interest in purusing a heatlh care degree


*Priority of service will be given to Veterans and marginalized/underrepresented populations. 

To get started send us an inquiry here.

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