What is HOSA?

Purpose

The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.

 

Mission

The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.


Goals

The goals that HOSA believes are vital to each member are:

    • To promote physical, mental and social well-being.
    • To develop effective leadership qualities and skills.
    • To develop the ability to communicate more effectively with people.
    • To develop character.
    • To develop responsible citizenship traits.
    • To understand the importance of pleasing oneself as well as being of service to others.
    • To build self-confidence and pride in one's work.
    • To make realistic career choices and seek successful employment in the health care field.
    • To develop an understanding of the importance in interacting and cooperating with other students and organizations.
    • To encourage individual and group achievement.
    • To develop an understanding of current health care issues, environmental concerns, and survival needs of the community, the nation and the world.
    • To encourage involvement in local, state and national health care and education projects.
    • To support Health Science Education instructional objectives.
    • To promote career opportunities in health care.