Why Join HOSA?

HOSA assists members to:


  • Develop  effective leadership qualities and skills by developing character and promoting responsible citizenship
  • Build  self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm
  • Strengthen  their academic and technical skills
  • Create  friendships and social networks
  • Participate  in community service activities
  • Set  realistic career and educational goals
  • Expand  communication and teamwork skills
  • Develop  workplace readiness skills
  • Understand  current healthcare issues


HOSA members have opportunities to:


  • Share  their enthusiasm about the health field with their communities
  • Learn, grow, and become  better individuals
  • Serve  as local, state, and national officers
  • Build  their resume and professional portfolio
  • Collaborate  with health professionals and future employers
  • Apply  for scholarships offered through National HOSA
  • Receive  recognition for volunteering, promoting HOSA during HOSA week, developing a Chapter Newsletter, donating time and/or money to the National Service Project
  • Travel  to state and national conferences
  • Participate  and/or compete in state and national leadership conferences
  • Celebrate  competitive events program accomplishments
  • Seek  internships in the Office of the Surgeon General and others