is an international student organization recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division
of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in
the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health
care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science
instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the
provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and
recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, adult, and
collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical
science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health
professions. HOSA is 100% health care!
is not a club to which a few students in school join. Rather, HOSA is a
powerful instructional tool that works best when it is integrated into
the HSE and health science related curriculum and classroom. HSE
instructors are committed to the development of the total person. Those
who join the HSE-HOSA Partnership recognize the importance of providing
students with training far beyond the basic technical skills needed for
entry into the health care field. The rapidly changing health care
system needs dedicated workers who, in addition to their technical
skills, are people-oriented and capable of playing a leadership or
followership role as a member of a health care team.
curriculum and classrooms.