Higher Education, Development & Training

Schools within an hour drive of Hickman County:

  • TCAT – Dickson
  • TCAT – Hohenwald
  • Columbia State Community College
  • Freed-Hardeman
  • MTSU – Satellite Campus on Columbia State Community College

Columbia State Community College and Fairview High School share a partnership for their Mechatronics program, where students are educated on technology that combines electronics and mechanical engineering. This partnership allows for students to be educated in the field then advance their knowledge to a collegiate level at Columbia State.

Hickman has two Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) in close vicinity. The top programs for TCAT Hohenwald and Dickson are:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Diesel Powered Equipment Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Industrial Maintenance/Electricity

Nashville is only 60 miles away from Centerville, the county seat. This allows Hickman to also benefit from the many colleges that Nashville has to offer, such as:

  • CollegeLocationDistance from Nashville
  • Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Belmont University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • American Baptist College
  • Daymar Institute Nashville
  • Fisk University
  • Fortis Institute Nashville
  • John A Gupton College
  • Free Will Baptist Bible College
  • Aquinas College
  • International Academy of Design and Technology Nashville
  • Lipscomb University
  • Tennessee State University
  • University of Phoenix Nashville Campus
  • Watkins College of Art Design & Film
  • ITT Technical Institute Nashville
  • Nashville State Community College
  • Argosy University Nashville
  • Nossi College of Art
  • Remington College Nashville Campus
  • The Art Institute of Tennessee Nashville
  • National College of Business and Technology Nashville
CIP Code Description All Completions
24.0101 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 426
51.3901 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 161
51.0904 Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 135
12.0401 Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General 113
51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 85
47.0604 Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 61
47.0303 Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology 45
48.0503 Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 40
52.0201 Business Administration and Management, General 38
52.0499 Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other 37
12.0409 Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist 36
47.0201 Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 31
48.0508 Welding Technology/Welder 29
51.0808 Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant 24
47.0302 Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician 23
12.0410 Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist 20
13.0101 Education, General 20
47.0104 Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician 20
51.0601 Dental Assisting/Assistant 18
10.0201 Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant 17
14.4201 Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 17
15.0614 Welding Engineering Technology/Technician 16
51.0907 Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 16
43.0107 Criminal Justice/Police Science 13
50.0409 Graphic Design 12
51.0908 Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 12
51.0909 Surgical Technology/Technologist 12
52.0206 Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management 12
50.0999 Music, Other 11
51.2706 Medical Informatics 11
51.3501 Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 10
50.0407 Fashion/Apparel Design 9
11.0101 Computer and Information Sciences, General 8
15.0499 Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other 8
50.0402 Commercial and Advertising Art 8
50.0408 Interior Design 7
47.0105 Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 5
10.0303 Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design 4
30.0000 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 4
50.0903 Music Performance, General 4
51.0805 Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 4
51.0905 Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist 4
15.1301 Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General 3
51.9999 Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 3
52.1902 Fashion Merchandising 3
11.0801 Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2
38.0299 Religion/Religious Studies, Other 2
52.0904 Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 2
19.0706 Child Development 1
24.0102 General Studies 1