Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy

Grades Currently Served CPS Rating
9 - 12 Level 2

The Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy (IHSCA) provides an education focused on preparing urban youth to succeed in competitive colleges and universities, obtaining job-readiness certifications for entry-level positions with higher wages in health care, and gaining new awareness of and seeking out a healthier lifestyle.
IHSCA students complete a 32-credit curriculum with additional math and science requirements along with English and Spanish instruction for four years. Students participate in a number of unique career exploration activities, including internship programs, experiential projects working with professionals in the field, guest speakers, and more.