The Institute for Health Careers and Medical Advancement at Hixson High is committed to providing students educational opportunities that prepare them to be the healthcare leaders of tomorrow. The goal is to ensure that students who successfully complete their chosen program of study within Health Science will have advanced opportunities to aid them in their post-secondary career goals and to provide necessary skills and certifications to those students who choose to pursue employment opportunities in the healthcare field during high school or immediately after graduation. Students from this institute have opportunities to seek national certification in Personal Training, Dental Assisting, Clinical Medical Assisting, EKG Tech, and national certification with TN licensure as a Certified Nursing Assistant.